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Job Title

Operations Manager

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorLogistics Services, Transport & Distribution
Salary£26,000 per annum
LocationsLancashire, North West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs
Date Posted08 November 2017

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Reporting to the Site Manager this Operations Manager role is responsible for leading and managing operational aspects of the depot, ensuring achievement of budgeted and/or targeted service, cost and quality performance measures. This role will be based in Preston and only candidates with experience within the Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain sectors will be considered.

Client Details

An easily recognised parcel carrier with multiple sites across the UK.


The role of the Operations Manager:
  • Execute delivery operations compliant with customer’s expectation of delivery service, i.e. timely and accurate delivery of undamaged goods, ensuring all paperwork, systems and procedures are followed.
  • Ensure that all team members possess a high degree of customer awareness and provide excellent customer service at all times.
  • Respond to any defects identified and act quickly to resolve them.
  • Respond to on road breakdowns, ensuring appropriate information is recorded at the time of the incident.
  • Maintain vehicle loading & delivery records in line with operational requirements.
  • Monitor driver performance.


The successful Operations Manager:
  • Evident line management experience in production/logistics/mail/parcels services environment to at least the same level of responsibility.
  • Proven record of delivering great service to Customers and managing on-going Customer relationships.
  • Experience of managing a diverse workforce including sub- contractors, self- employed drivers and PAYE drivers.
  • Experience of managing budgets.
  • Ability to use Microsoft XP (Excel, Word, Email, Access, PowerPoint) or similar data base.

Job Offer

Salary: £26,000

Hours: Candidates need to be flexible to meet business requirements. 45 hours per week.

Location: Preston

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Recruiter: Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
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