Operations Manager

  • Location
    Newtownabbey, Antrim
  • Category
    Transport & Logistics - Warehousing, Distribution, Logistics
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Transport and Logistics
  • External Reference

We are current recruiting for Operations Manager on behalf of our client in Newtownabbey. The successful candidate will be responsible for:

� Managing and controlling a fleet of vehicles and staff.

� Organising the efficient collection and distribution product to and from the Mallusk Depot

� Achieving the service levels required by customers in terms of both quality and supply.

� Improving efficiencies and increasing productivity and profitability through improved fleet management.

� Utilisation of the Microlise vehicle tracking and 121 planning systems

� Achieving and reporting on KPI's on a daily / weekly basis

� Developing and implementing effective cost control processes using computer based systems to enhance the efficient organisation of the logistical function.

� Planning routes ensuring they are within legal driving hours and adhering to regulations.

� Ensuring driver compliance with Tachograph regulations.

� Stock control in a bonded operation

� Management of MHE involved in the contract

� Management of the yard staff in the contract

Ideally, candidates should have:

� A proven track record in a similar role with at least 5 years strong management experience

� A Transport related qualification.

� Previous experience in a similar role with Microlise

� Strong organisational and planning skills

� The ability to communicate clearly and effectively - both verbally and written

� An ability to work under tight deadlines and in a high pressure environment

� Initiative and high self-motivation

� Good decision making skills and follow through on decisions made

� Strong leadership skills

� Proficiency with Excel and other IT packages

� Flexibility in their working day, evening and weekend

� Customs experience

� A third level qualification in logistics preferred or a related discipline

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