Fleet Driver Manager
Our client is privately owned business, a leader in their field based in Coleshill B46.
They are profitable, have around 60 employees and a turnover of £6m and growing.
They have a fleet of 300 specialist vehicles which are despatched for hire around the UK on a regular basis all of which need delivering by a fleet of drivers who work a variety of shift patterns.
As the Fleet Driver Manager, your responsibilities will be to -
Recruit, train and assess drivers and their qualifications as per driving laws and company requirements.
Maintain costs and profits within the agreed budget.
Report on performance of drivers, including analysis of driver hours’ utilization and delivery performance KPIs
Manage records of personnel, expenditures and of FTA rules and driving regulations
Deal with all issues relating to accidents, customer complaints, claims and failed deliveries.
Ensure that all vehicles leaving site are 100% fit for purpose, rejecting vehicles that do not meet the standards expected by company and their customers
Arrange for periodical inspections of vehicles being delivered to manage the quality of company performance. This includes accompanying drivers on deliveries to check standards of drivers.
Develop amiable, genuine and supportive relations with drivers on a personal and professional level and collaborate with other departments to solve their problems.
Coordinate with drivers to ensure timely pickup and delivery.
Keep abreast with latest technologies to enhance company performance.
Keep track of driver hours in coordination with Logistics team to achieve maximum productivity in given hours.
Address driver communications and provide required feedback and updates to drivers.
Coordinate with drivers, staff and management to hold meetings and resolve issues.
Candidates will have a fleet or logistics background, be a proven people manager and smart in all senses of the word.
Salary level - £25 - 30k depending on experience.