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Operations manager

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorTransport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Town/CityWest Yorkshire
LocationsWest Yorkshire, Yorkshire & Humber
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs, Transport Jobs, Warehousing Jobs
Date Posted23 July 2018

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Supporting the Depot Manager with the effective and efficient running of the site, you will ensure that all operational team members are focused on providing a high quality, cost effective service to our customers.

Client Details

Every Year the business deliver sup to 150 million items through their network. Having the largest individual share of the national market and employing nearly 8,000 people in the UK.


Key duties and responsibilities of the role include:
  • Ensure that the company service levels are achieved at all times. Act quickly and positively to address and resolve customer problems.
  • Manage the efficient day to day processing and delivery of freight through the effective management of depot, driver and traffic office teams.
  • Ensure risk is effectively managed through compliance with all company policies including Health and Safety as well as operating within legal and regulatory requirements such as the Working Time Directive, Road Traffic Acts and vehicle safety. Take immediate and appropriate action when required.
  • Control costs in line with Depot Targets. Take appropriate action to control cost where required.
    Monitor and reviews operational performance and address any issues.
  • Management of sub-contractors to ensure an effective and efficient service is provided in line with budgeted cost.
  • Undertake specific projects to make a tangible contribution to the development of future plans and strategies for the Depot.
  • Support the growth of the Depot by working constructively with the sales teams to bring in and operate new business in line with service levels and budgeted costs.
  • Work constructively and support internal customer's at other Depots, Hubs and Contact Centres.
  • Complete annual regular reviews with employees developing and managing performance as required.
  • Provide regular communication and team briefings to drivers and depot staff (on all shifts) Listen to feedback to encourage the contribution of ideas and initiatives. Recognise and reward individuals for exceptional performance.


As a proven leader, you will also motivate and inspire your team through an extensive period of change and transformation whilst ensuring that service levels and performance against Depot KPI's are not compromised. It is critical that you are self-motivated and can influence change with a pragmatic, target driven approach.

Job Offer

In return for your hard work and commitment you will get a competitive salary, laptop, and mobile phone with the opportunity for real career progression and excellent training and development.

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