Operations Manager

  • Location

    South East England, England

  • Sector:

    Fuel Sales, Supply & Storage

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jane New

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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The Operations Manager will be responsible for the effective and most cost efficient management of all resource and facilities in their designated region to ensure an excellent service is delivered safely. Reporting to the Regional Operations and Logistics Manager you will work closely with the Logistic Planners, Customer Services, Sales and Supply teams to ensure we exceed the expectations of our internal and external customers.
The role will initially be looking after 4 depots across the South and South East and offers good career/promotion prospects.

Ensure sites are fully compliant with all H&S legislation by conducting regular audits and inspections
Conduct monthly Site Safety Meetings with all colleagues to ensure there is a safety first culture throughout the site
Carry out driver accompaniments to ensure all tasks are undertaken in line with agreed processes
Develop and maintain a culture of continuous improvement by reviewing planning efficiencies to ensure all resources are fully utilised
Deliver on time in full at levels no lower than 98%
Conduct regular fleet inspections to ensure vehicle damage is kept to a minimum.
Embed Fleet Automation to gain the full benefits of this technology
Ensure all Induction and Training plans are implemented and reviewed
Build relationships with key personnel to ensure depot stocks are maintained at optimal levels
Ensure all drivers remain within the driver hours and WTD regulations
Develop a succession and training plan for all key personnel to produce a highly motivated and productive workforce

Work experience gained in Logistics operational management is highly desirable
Strong analytical skills and numerate ability are essential
Analytical work experience is essential
Strong written and oral communication skills are important
Strong knowledge and awareness of WTD is essential
Experience gained with a vehicle routing system is desirable
Experience of route planning software is desirable
Experience of flexible working practices
A national CPC is preferred

Competitive salary + car allowance + bonus + good company benefits.