Regional Resource Manager – Huddersfield

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Regional Resource Manager – Huddersfield

Core Drivers Ltd

Providing Support to the Core of your business

Core Drivers are currently seeking a Regional Resource Manager for a permanent position with our client based in Huddersfield. The Regional Resource Manager is responsible for ensuring that the correct level of driver and vehicle resources are in place at all terminals in their region and providing the planning team with a diary of these from which to plan each day. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is reliable, to work for an industry leading logistics provider in a specialist sector, with opportunity for progression. Training will be provided for the right candidate.

Hours of work: Monday to Friday (37.5 hours per week) with one hour’s unpaid lunch break per day. Normal office hours are Monday to Friday 9.00 – 17.30. Duty Manager responsibilities on a rota basis will include a mix of early and late shifts between the hours of 7.30am and 8pm on weekdays and weekends between the hours of 9am and 5.30pm. When working late shifts that require office presence until 8pm, you will also be expected to be available between the hours of 8pm and 10pm on an on-call basis. Where a weekend is worked, an equal amount of time off in lieu will be awarded.

Benefits:

  • £38,000 Salary
  • 25 Days’ Holiday Rising with Service + Bank Holidays
  • Company Car
  • Fuel Allowance
  • Private Mileage
  • Paid in House Training
  • Progression Opportunities
  • Company Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Cycle2work Scheme
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • BP Fuel Card
  • Company Mobile Phone
  • Laptop
  • Vodaphone Discount
  • Company Sick Pay

In order to apply you must:

  • Have a confident and friendly telephone manner and to be able to liaise with people at all levels.
  • Have experience working within the logistics industry
  • Have the ability to work shifts on a shift pattern that covers mornings, evenings and weekends.
  • Have experience working with IT, particularly Microsoft Office – Outlook and Excel, in an office environment.
  • Live within a 1-hour commute.
  • Have a valid UK driving licence.
  • Be flexible in your working hours and cover shifts when required.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining short-, medium- and long-term awareness of the resource requirements in your region.
  • Liaising with the appropriate planners on a daily basis in order to flex resources up and down in order to maximise efficiency whilst maintaining the highest levels of customer service.
  • Authorising all drivers holiday and other absence requests
  • Working 4 weeks in advance, ensure that any driver resource shortfalls are covered in the first instance through local overtime, then through cross-contracting, then through booking agency resource.
  • Where necessary, engaging with clients in order to provide updates on upcoming resource provision.
  • Developing strong working relationships with planners and drivers in order to maximise the benefit of those relationships.
  • Acting as duty manager on a rota basis with full responsibility for managing operational issues that occur during this time.
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