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General Manager / Operations Manager

Clemence Rogers are currently working in partnership with our client in the recruitment of an experienced General Manager/ Operations Manager to join the team at their Ellesmere Port depot.

  • Location: Ellesmere Port
  • Salary: 50k - 60k
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing: 8 June 2019
  • Ref: 899077

Key Responsibilities;

• Ensure Health & Safety is of the highest standard with key processes, measures and communications in place.

• Develop and direct the Office Team and Drivers to ensure an efficient and cost-effective operation.

• Identify and execute cost reduction projects, working alongside the Company directors.

• Full P&L responsibility for the business unit

• Forecast workloads and ensuring correct staffing & vehicle requirements are in place to achieve productivity and efficient targets.

• Ensure timely analysis of productivity against agreed targets identifying improvement methods where applicable.

• Ensure timely analysis of customer performance identifying progress against targets, any trends and improvement steps required where appropriate.

• Participate in annual budget preparation and any relevant business tenders.

• Report regularly on a formal basis with regard to department productivity and profitability.

• Carry out regular site inspections and audits to check policies and procedures are being implemented and adhered to.

• Ensure full compliance with activities such as Drivers Hours (Tacho/WTD), FORS etc

• Meet performance targets for speed, efficiency, professionalism and resolution of all Transport enquiries

• Record statistics relating to performance and compliance, assist in the preparation of reports.

• Identify failure to meet any performance and compliance requirements and suggest process improvement/effect resolution proposals to occurring issues.

• Set objectives for wider team regularly reviewing with them (minimum quarterly).

• Undertake other duties and ad hoc projects as required by the business

Ideal Candidate;

• Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role within the fuel tanker sector

• Must be CPC Qualified (National and International) with excellent knowledge of the latest Transport Legislation

• Experience of holding an O Licence

• An engaging people manager, who can support and develop the team in a positive and collaborative way. Be able to work with the complexities of managing people across multiple locations.

• Previous managerial experience within a fast-paced transport function

• An approachable and effective people Manager

• Computer literate

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