Reporting directly to the Director, we are looking for an experienced Transport Operations Manager for a busy fast paced Refrigerated transport company based in Rocklea. Position will be on a rotating 7-day roster, shared with the Assistance Operations Manager. You will over see the Linehaul Drivers and their schedules, arrange freight and daily loads ex Brisbane and assist with managing the Adelaide depot.
This position is an integral part of the business and will suit someone who has excellent problem-solving skills, an ability to think and plan ahead and be on top of their game always. To be successful in this role: Min 2 years' experience in similar role/familiar with Transport Industry Trucks Must hold TLIF0006 Certificate or willing to obtain MC Licence - held for minimum 2 years Forklift Licence Knowledge of HACCP / Chain of Responsibility Experience with Fresh Produce and Refrigerated Transport Excellent communication skills and problem-solving skills High attention to detail and forward thinking Staff management skills - Drivers, Warehouse and Depot Pre-Check Driver skills before inductions - check they can hook up & unhook trailers etc Understanding of costings and the importance of maximizing loads for profitability Creating relationships with freight partners, customers and drivers Liaising with the Warehouse Depot Manager on truck utilization and maintenance requirements Back up to Depot Manager in arranging maintenance and raising PO numbers Familiar with Basic Fatigue Management & Mass Maintenance as we operate under these schemes Checking driver Logbook Pages, Registering Pre-Start Sheets, Payroll Run Sheets and assisting with compliance necessary documents Ensuring drivers are returning correct paperwork and chasing if missing On-Call for Driver emergencies outside of hours - shared with Assistant Ops Manager Successful applicants must have or be willing to provide the following: 5 Year Transport Driver Traffic History Report Criminal History Check Driver Medical Certificate Prepared to undergo Drug and Alcohol Testing Complete and inhouse induction training prior to commencement Position Offer: Salary Package Provision of a Phone and Laptop Immediate Start for the right person Full time Salary Position - Rotating Roster 6am Starts (Sun to Thurs | Tues to Sat) If you are interested in the above position and believe that you have the necessary skills and experience, please email a cover letter and a current resume to applicationsrecruitment247.com.