Operations Manager (Time Critical Logistics)

Reference: LG/500/6578
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Coventry
Duration: Permanent
Working Hours: 9.00 am to 6.00pm (with some on call responsibility)
Salary: to 55,000 DOE
Job Description:

Red Eagle Recruitment is looking to recruit an Operations Manager for our Time Critical Logistics Client. The ideal candidate will come from a  senior transport background and have full understanding of the demands transport planning requires. Also candidates must have a full understanding on managing a business’s P&L along with relevant knowledge of managing major blue chip level customer accounts. This is an exciting newly created position within a market leading national and international business.


To apply please send an up to date CV in a MS word Format.


Main purpose of job: As a confident and visible leader, you will motivate, be resilient and enthusiastic to achieve success, in order to deliver service excellence for our clients. Through performance management, you will train, coach and be an inspirational leader to your team by monitoring metrics to ensure continuous improvement.

Key job responsibilities

Contribute to the evaluation and development of operational

strategy and performance measures. Accountable for daily operational productivity, profitability, procurement and planning and delivering service excellence

Ensure the teams are effectively resourced and that staff rotas and staff absences are managed to ensure customer requirements are met

Direct involvement in the recruitment, selection induction and on-going skills development for all direct reports, ensuring we attract and retain the best talent

Personal responsibility to understand and comply with all company ISO and AEO requirements and policies

Liaise with team leaders to understand all necessary aspects and needs of the operational team and to ensure they are fully informed of operational objectives, purposes

and achievements

Ensure activities meet and integrate with organisational requirements for quality management, legal stipulations, environmental policies and general duty of care

Maintain and develop working relationships with other offices within the group, clients, suppliers and official bodies

Manage and develop direct reporting staff ensuring staff performance reviews are carried out, supporting team leaders in the induction and effective integration of new

team members

Troubleshoot and offer advice on solutions for complex issues

Monitor, measure and report on operational issues, opportunities and development plans and achievements within agreed formats and timescales

Liaise with supplier management team to assist with carrier compliance and the introduction of new and relevant carriers

How to apply:

For further information on this vacancy please contact:
Folkestone: 01303 851 133 E-mail: jobs@redeagle.jobs
Please quote the job reference and attach a recent CV if available.

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