Experienced Depot Manager required initially on a 6 month contract but with an opportunity to become permanent for the right individual. You will be managing a team of around 50 colleagues across drivers, warehouse, customer service and administration in this key delivery operation, working for a leading retail brand. The site operates 24 hours over 6 days and has around 18 vehicles between home delivery and trunking, 2 man operations are in place but general transport experience is satisfactory but a National CPC along with an IOSH is required. Your experience and leadership skills will focus on driving the highest levels of customer satisfaction, improving colleague engagement and maximising operational performance.
You will be accountable for ensuring the correct processes are being followed across all functions and that the depot is fully compliant across reporting, vehicle compliance and health and safety, also managing fleet records, overseeing fleet maintenance within DVSA guidelines and management of driver’s hours, holiday and sickness records. Controlling the depot budget, overseeing planning functions ensuring all legal compliance around transport is upheld.
We expect candidates to have a proven track record in managing a fast paced logistics operation who naturally drives colleague engagement and operational efficiency and compliance. A national CPC is essential to apply for this role and IOSH is highly desirable. You must be available to start this role within a 2 week period. There is genuinely potential for this opportunity to develop into a permanent position for the right candidate once the initial 6 month contract has been completed. This is a business that will provide a fantastic and supportive leadership team in a growing organisation where career development will be readily available.
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