Mid Level
Transport Manager
Rix Petroleum

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date: Wednesday, 31 October 2018

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Rix Petroleum (Hull) Ltd is part of the Rix Group of Companies. It is the largest of the Rix Petroleum operations; encompassing sites based at Fountain Road, Hull (c. 30 vehicles), Malton (c. 2 vehicles) and Immingham (c. 4 vehicles). As one of the last remaining family-run fuel suppliers, we are proud to operate with our family values; providing fair and honest prices with comprehensive care to each of our customers.

Role responsibilities:

  • Managing a busy transport office and associated drivers which operates from early morning until the last driver is back!
  • Organising the workforce to ensure that business and customer demands are met in the most efficient and safe manner possible; especially so with seasonal peaks in demand (winter / harvest) in terms of scheduling of staff and fulfilment of orders.
  • Full responsibility for dispatching, routing and tracking of all delivery vehicles.
  • Stock management relating to product, and liaison with buyers and sales team.
  • Development of new ways of working to take full advantage of changes and development of technology.
  • Evaluate the performance of both Rix employees and agency staff and provide constructive and clear feedback to aid in personal and professional development.
  • Responsible for the headcount management and recruitment according to business demands of both permanent and / or agency staff.
  • Communicating at all times: holding regular team meeting with direct reports, ad-hoc catch ups and strong communication ties with key stakeholders throughout the business.
  • Working closely with the HR team to address issues appropriately connected with disciplinaries, grievances and absence.
  • Quick and efficient reporting and recording of any safety incidents.
  • Investigating any service or operational failures to ensure they are understood and prevented in the future.
  • Working closely with the Fleet manager in relation to maintenance and associated administration of vehicles.
  • Heavily involved in driver compliance, infringements and legalities.

People Specification:

  • Excellent people management skills: encouraging, inspiring and enabling the team around you to be the very best they can be.
  • An innovative approach to leadership, being creative and implementing new ways to improve performance.
  • The ability to identify and evaluate potential risks and develop solutions.


  • A CPC national qualification.
  • ADR.
  • Strong technical skills associated with infringements, compliance and legality.
  • A good understanding of computer and transport management systems.

To apply please email a copy of your CV and cover letter to hr@rix.co.uk

The Rix Group only recruits people who are honest, trustworthy and with a great work ethic. As an important part of the recruitment process all successful applicants will be required to undertake a full and comprehensive background and pre-employment check.

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