Transport Manager

Date 01/06/21

Location Colnbrook, near Slough

Are you the safe pair of hands we need to assist our Depot Manager with running the waste collection services at our busy Colnbrook depot, near Slough? Grundon is an award-winning waste management and environmental company committed to training and developing great people. If you can give us at least two years’ waste industry supervisory or managerial experience then you could be joining our success story as Transport Manager, earning a competitive salary and good benefits, including: 
- Pension scheme – you contribute 5% of pay (true cost is less due to Income Tax and NI relief) and Grundon matches this
- Life assurance cover as a member of our pension scheme (twice your annual salary from day one)
- Option to buy additional holiday and join cycle to work scheme (after a qualifying period)
- Perks at Work reward and discount scheme (cinema, leisure attractions, shops, travel)
- Discounted gym membership (at participating gyms)

About the Transport Manager role
We have an extensive vehicle fleet and operate from depots across southern England. At Colnbrook, which services businesses around the London area, you’ll need to be ready to hit the ground running, connecting with the transport team and customers, and quickly establishing yourself.

What you’ll be doing as Transport Manager
- Helping to supervise an experienced transport office team and around 70 drivers, making every effort to ensure that all customers receive their waste collection service on the due day.
- Working closely with the Depot Manager to ensure that all legislation, including health & safety, HR and the Company’s Goods Vehicle Operating Licence, are complied with.
- Maintaining a high level of motivation and morale, and making sure that individual potential is encouraged and developed.

What we're looking for in you
- Full clean UK driving licence, ideally with LGV Class 2 entitlement.
- Ideally hold, or be willing to attain, a Certificate of Professional Competence.
- Confident communicator, both written and verbal.
- Sound IT and cost-control skills.
- Strong supervisory skills.

Working hours: 42.5 per week, Mon-Fri, 7.30am-5pm, though flexibility is required.

Interested in joining us as Transport Manager and strengthening our team? Click apply. No agencies please. 

Please note: We interview as soon as we have applications that look like a good match, so do apply as soon as possible 

What is it like working at Grundon?

We are committed to achieving diversity by employing the right people to deliver a high quality service based on equality of opportunity, skills, qualifications and relevant experience. We are the largest family-owned waste management company in the UK and we care as much about our employees as we do the environment. We aim to attract and retain high-quality, committed, enthusiastic, customer-focused individuals.

what we offer

Pension Scheme

Pension Scheme

Life Insurance

Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Programme

Employee Assistance Programme

Health Cash Plan

Health Cash Plan

Discounted Gym Membership

Discounted Gym Membership

Cycle to Work Scheme

Cycle to Work Scheme

Mobile Phone Discounts

Mobile Phone Discounts

Holiday Plus

Holiday Plus

Perks at Work – Discount Shopping

Perks at Work – Discount Shopping

Introduce a Friend Scheme

Introduce a Friend Scheme

Suggestions and Innovations Scheme

Suggestions and Innovations Scheme

Long Service Benefits

Long Service Benefits

Come and join our team

Contact us today to find out how Grundon can provide you with a challenging and stimulating working environment, where you can fulfil your potential