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Operations Manager

Job Title

Operations Manager

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorTransport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£28,000 to £30,000 per annum
LocationsAvon, South West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesWarehousing Jobs
Date Posted18 September 2017

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A leading distributor of containers is looking for an Operations Manager to run their entire yard operation at their site in Avonmouth.

Client Details

Our client is a successful and growing organisation who specialise within the storage, maintaining and distribution of bespoke containers. As a direct result of their growth and continued success they are looking for an Operations Manager to run the entire yard operation for their site in Avonmouth.

  • Responsible for managing, motivating and coaching yard employees.
  • Overseeing all necessary paperwork is completed accurately as requested, to include repair and job sheets
  • Manage the routine and repair maintenance and modifications to units in a proficient and timely manner, and in line with high quality standards
  • Manage the refurbishment of containers and accommodation units to the required standard and achieving target numbers.
  • Manage any repair and service calls on customer sites providing exceptional customer service.
  • Comply with company procedure when booking units in and out of the yard
  • Ensure that any reported faults on workshop equipment is dealt with
  • Supervise depot Forklift truck operations and ensure that all units are safely stacked.
  • Supervise Yard Operatives and Sub Contractors to ensure their workload is prioritised so units are ready on time
  • Responsible for planning where the equipment is in the yard
  • Liaise closely with the office to ensure effective communication about the status of workload.
  • Ensure all relevant paperwork is completed accurately and returned to the office including damage reports
  • Oversee day to day stock levels
  • Ensure that daily checks are carried out and documented on equipment
  • Provide and organise training where required for yard team including new employees

  • Strong leadership skills and previous supervisory experience is essential
  • Previous experience in joinery, basic electrics, plumbing or welding is essential
  • Valid Driving Licence
  • CSCS would be an advantage
  • Computer literate
  • Flexible and willing to support the needs of the business
  • Highly motivated with the ability and desire to make a difference
  • Take ownership for improving safety standards and creating a safety first environment.
  • Ability to communicate company information to the team ensuring they understand the company’s values, goals and results.
  • Be able to coach and support the yard team building a positive team environment
  • Be passionate about providing exceptional customer service and putting the customer at the heart of everything they do.

Job Offer

  • £28,000 - £30,000

  • Monday to Friday

  • 08:00 - 17:00 (must be flexible)

  • Company bonus scheme

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