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Job Title

Operations Manager

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorTransport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£27,000 to £30,000 per annum
LocationsSouth East (Excl London), Surrey
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesTransport Jobs
Date Posted26 May 2017

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In the role of Operations Manager you will be joining a busy site in Guildford in a role which has real autonomy and flexibility.

Client Details

Our client are a leading parcels provider in the UK. The role will be based at one of the network depots in Guildford.


In the role of Operations Manager your core responsibilities will include the following:
  • Ensure that all aspects of the Site operation are conducted in a professional and timely manner, in compliance with the requirements of the business
  • Briefing with night manager and conduct full handover of shift
  • Review all premiums and ensure that vehicles leave the site in good time to ensure delivery of priority freight
  • Ensure that all bays are checked and cleared daily and that freight is correctly labelled/ returned in line with operational procedures
  • Ensure that the morning Pre-brief is conducted on time following all the appropriate Business Post procedures
  • Briefing with evening supervisor and conduct full handover of shift
  • Overall control of the Evening de-brief following all the appropriate Business Post procedures
  • Ensure that all C&D vehicles return to site in good time to ensure freight meets scheduled trunking times
  • Control of sub con agency, agency workers/costs etc
  • Load planning for 'bulk' vehicles
  • Control and interaction with Subcontractor drivers to sufficient resource exists to service the business needs and ensure ensure compliance
  • Control of vehicle servicing/defect reporting procedure. Monitoring repairs and availability of vehicles to meet Operational needs


Candidates wishing to be considered will ideally come from within the logistics industry. You will have experience of managing people of all backgrounds within a fast paced environment and will be able to communicate at all levels. In addition you will have a good understanding of the challenges of managing a large team, of drivers and achieving deliveries on time.

Job Offer

This role is available on a full time permanent contract working Monday to Friday on a day shift. You will receive a competitive salary along with the chance to join a market leader in this sector.

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