Operations Manager (Transport)

£35000 - £45000 per annum
01 Sep 2017
29 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An excellent and exciting opportunity is available for a high calibre and experienced Operations Manager to join an established and reputable Multi award winning Haulage company based in Nelson, Lancashire. The successful Operations Manager will be working full-time and will earn a salary of £35,000 - £45,000 per annum.

The Company has grown organically and through acquisition, to over 40 vehicles and 60 trailers.  They stay strong by continuing to invest in new equipment and are well placed to continue into the future. They are also investing in their staff to ensure they carry on the company’s values and mission - to provide an excellent service to their customers and take pride in every job they carry out for clients.

The successful Operations Manager will be a major part of the team and lead on operational management as-well-as assisting in determining the long-term strategy for the business alongside the Operations Director. Responsibilities will also include:

  • Managing the day to day business operation in a hands-on manner
  • Maintaining profit margins via tight cost controls and correct selling prices
  • Maintaining established high customer satisfaction levels
  • Maintaining customer relationships
  • Managing and motivating all staff in a positive and developmental way
  • Ensuring compliance with all legal regulations
  • Identifying and securing new customers and traffic from existing customers
  • Recruiting suitably skilled staff

In addition, you should possess the following skills and experience:

  • HR management awareness
  • Ability to identify commercial opportunities
  • Selling to existing and prospect customers
  • Building relationships
  • ITC skills
  • International CPC
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills – able to sell concepts and win
  • Highly developed traffic planning skills
  • Financial analysis skills
  • Commercial negotiation skills
  • Have managed a transport operation of 20+ vehicles
  • Managed ‘O’ Licence
  • Managed service delivery and customer satisfaction
  • Responsible for a pallet network operation

If you are interested in the Operations Manager role in Nelson, Lancashire and believe you have the qualities to succeed, then please send your CV along with a covering letter as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

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