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Depot Operations Manager - Express Parcels/Freight

An OPPORTUNITY has now arisen to work for a fast expanding express parcels specialist as a DEPOT OPERATIONS MANAGER to join their busy HEATHROW Depot in COLNBROOK.

The role reporting into the Depot General Manager will be to run the operation in it's entirety including leading and managing all operational aspects of the service centre ensuring the achievement of budgeted and/or targeted service, cost and quality performance measures.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the effective management of all employed colleagues, third party subcontractors and owner drivers. You 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.

The Depot employs 50 staff including drivers , Warehouse and Shift Managers. The depot operates on a two shift system open 24 hours a day with approx 40 collection and delivery rounds, delivering 2000 consignments a night and collecting circa 200. The depot services the postcodes of UB, TW, SW, KT and SL.

To apply for the role you must have previous experience working within the express parcels , Freight or Pallet Distribution industry, a proven record of delivering great service to customers and managing on-going customer relationships.

Other experience required is experience of managing a diverse workforce including sub-contractors, self-employed drivers and PAYE drivers. Experience of managing a direct cost budget and the ability to use Microsoft XP (Excel, Word, Email, Access, PowerPoint) or similar database.

Other transport related industry experience such as Pallets, Sameday Transport and General Transport/Distribution will also be considered. Ideally all applicants will also hold a current CPC National, be a good operator and willing to work hard and put the hours in.

£35,000 to £40,000 Basic salary
20 days holiday
Bonus circa 2k year
Car scheme will be available in the future


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- London and M25, Berkshire
Benefits:£35-40k salary; pension; 20 days holiday; bonus circa £2k pa; car scheme in the future
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Paul Wilson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: pwilson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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