Operations & Facilities Manager

Slough, Berkshire, South East, SL3 0NS, GB
Closing date
4 Jun 2022
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Operations & Facilities Manager Up to £42,000 (DOE) Monday - Friday Slough The Operations and Facilities Manager will be responsible for all operational and facility requirements of the depot. They will manage all staff and all operational processes and provide inspiring leadership to maintain high standards, efficiency and to drive the Road Freight strategy. The Candidate
• Must have a detailed knowledge of and be able to apply the Road Freight Strategy.
• Problem solving and decision making
• Administration and organisational skills
• PC Literate
• Excellent communication skills - able to build rapport and good relationships
• Able to work under pressure and to deadlines
• Commercial Acumen
• Health & Safety knowledge
• Teamwork The Role
• Responsible for the full end to end Road Freight Operation - Transport, Admin and Warehouse
• Manage and motivate the Road freight team members to act efficiently and compliantly with all processes
• Continuous management and growth of Road Freight network efficiency and profitability
• Support business development for the depot and network, both domestically and internationally
• Dealing with partner offices, the Pallet Network, customers, and sub-contractors
• Act as point of escalation for all matters relating to the depot and resolve issues where necessary and to know when to escalate further in a timely manner as appropriate
• Review working practices to improve efficiency
• Review accruals, P&L and all matters commercial in support of Road freight Strategy
• Maximise utilisation of depot-to-depot linehaul movements to ensure efficiency on trailer fill and cost effectiveness
• Management of import, export and European trailers
• Liaise with linehaul and operational teams to ensure correct information available
• Manage compliance with customs regulations
• Management of financials and ensuring accurate application of cost, internal charges and specials rates
• Generation of key performance reports and documentation
• Managing pool of sub-contractors and hauliers, across different countries, agreeing rates and ensuring compliance is adhered to
• Liaising with Transport Departments in each depot to synergise fleet utilisation
• Site wide ownership and accountability for facility - knowledge of building services, maintenance and property management To participate in the annual performance appraisal and objective setting scheme. To work in accordance with all company policies including Health and Safety, Employment, Staff, Quality and Environmental.
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