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Depot Operations Manager - Express Parcels Deliver

Our client is a leading independent parcel, mail and logistics services company operating throughout the UK and Ireland delivering the important things in life. They have a team of over 3,000 hard-working and enthusiastic people who think they are more than just a delivery company.

What will it feel like to be part of their team?

Our client knows their people are their foundation of success. They will give you all the responsibility you need to develop yourself as an adaptable leader; with plenty of challenges to keep your career growing. If you want to develop your career, our client will provide the training and the opportunities ! In addition, you will work with passionate and supportive people who are focused on meeting our clients Delivered Exactly promise.

Role summary:

The Depot manager role based at a small site in GRIMSBY reports to the Regional General Manager. The depots manager role is responsible for leading and managing operational aspects of the service centre for all of our clients products ensuring achievement of budgeted and/or targeted service, cost and quality performance measures. This particular depot is fairly small with only 15 Drivers, 5 Operational / Office staff and it's main focus is on Deliveries.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the effective management of all employed colleagues, third party subcontractors and owner drivers. They will manage the premises, equipment and consumables, ensuring the most cost effective and high quality performance is delivered. The role will drive and lead the change process to deliver a fully integrated service centre operation in conjunction with the General Manager.

Key responsibilities

Lead and manage the day to day depot operation.
Ensure all activities are undertaken in line with company policies in safe and proactive manner
Managing costs, performance and growth of the depot.
Lead and engage a team to drive excellent customer service
Effective management of performance, conduct, absence, engagement and training and development of team members, holding people accountable to agreed departmental and company standards.
Monitor KPIs, identify and communicate associated actions and highlight areas for improvement.
Work with general managers on change initiatives.

Essential criteria for this role
Evident line management experience in production/logistics/mail/ parcels services environment.
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.
Experience of managing direct cost budget.
Ability to use Microsoft XP (Excel, Word, Email, Access, PowerPoint) or similar data base.

Additional information on this role
If you have previous experience of managing teams in fast-paced mail/distribution environments and have the ambition to develop your leadership skills, then we would love to hear from you.

£25,000 to £30,000 Basic Salary
25 Days Holiday + Bank Hols
Pension, Life Assurance, discounted gym membership and other additional benefits


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- North, Yorkshire West
Benefits:£25-30k basic salary; 25 days holiday plus bank hols; pension; life assurance; discounted gym membership
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Paul Wilson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: pwilson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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