Operations Manager (Nights)

Operations Manager (Nights)

Job Title: Operations Manager (Nights)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
Salary: Up to £43000.00 per annum + Company Car, Holiday
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH14322_1566573093
Contact Name: Simon Cheung
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 23, 2019 16:11

Job Description

Operations Manager (Nights)
£40,000- £43,000 + Company Car
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Astute Technical are currently recruiting for an Operations Manager to join a leading logistics provider delivering products and services to retailers and wholesalers throughout the nation. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Operations Manager to join an established company with responsibility for operational and financial controls throughout the night shift operation.
As Operations Manager, your duties will include:
- Ensuring optimum utilisation of vehicles and trailers and accommodate any changes to plan in a cost-effective way
- Managing the driver resources available - employed and sub-contracted - to achieve minimum costs and maximum efficiency
- Controlling driver hours within the restrictions of the appropriate legislation
- Liaising with Warehouse team to ensure vehicle despatch times are prioritised and met
- Effectively manage the performance of your team to ensure that targets are met
- Producing, analysing and providing feedback on daily and weekly and monthly reports relating to performance and finance suggesting improvements when necessary
- Ensuring all transport and warehouse operations, practices and procedures are managed in line with the Company's Health & Safety Policy and other statutory requirements, including legal compliance
- Communicating with all drivers to maintain a positive working environment
- Monitoring costs against budget and pro-actively look for ways to make the business more efficient
- Proactively managing change within the site
- Promoting and following the site standards
- Ensuring that team issues are resolved effectively, and decisions are consistent and in line with Company policy
To be considered for the Operations Manager role, candidates should have:
- Experience of national transport & warehouse operations management in the logistics industry
- Experience of managing people
- Customer & supplier relationship experience
- Industry Health & Safety legislation knowledge
- Principles and methods of FMCG industry, including the relative costs, charges and benefits
- Comprehensive knowledge of major retailer, supply chain requirements
As a Product Manager with our client, you will receive:
- Free Health Cash Plan. A funded care plan for employees that covers an array of medical fees including dental and optical - with no cost for you! You even have the option to increase your totals or add family members to the plan for a small monthly fee
- Free Life Insurance as an employee equal to three times your basic salary
- Auto enrolment onto our competitive Pension Scheme
- 'Cycle 2 Work' Scheme - save up to 42% on the cost of a new bike and necessary equipment
- Recognition schemes for our exceptional employees - monthly winners receive £100 of shopping vouchers
- Exclusive discounts on a range of package holidays with Jet2Holidays
- Discounted gym memberships at over 2,500 gyms across the UK

Application Process:
Applying for this exciting opportunity could not be easier, simply email your up to date CV and covering letter to Simon Cheung on or 02393911007

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.