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DATE ADDED: Thu 04/07/2019

Depot Manager - Express Parcels

Swansea, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, Full Time

SALARY: 35000-45000

An OPPORTUNITY has now arisen to work for a fast expanding express parcels specialist as a DEPOT MANAGER to join their developing SWANSEA Depot. The role will be to run the Depot and Operation in it's entirety including leading and managing all operational aspects of the service centre ensuring the achievement of budgeted and/or targeted service, cost and quality performance measures. The successful candidate will be responsible for the effective management of all employed colleagues, third party sub-contractors and owner drivers. You will manage the premises, equipment and consumables, ensuring the most cost effective and high quality performance is delivered. The role will drive and lead the change process to deliver a fully integrated service centre operation in conjunction with the Regional Director. The Depot employs 22 staff including drivers , Warehouse and Shift Managers. The depot operates on a two shift system open 24 hours a day with approx 13 collection and delivery rounds, delivering 620 consignments a night with 500 stops and collecting from circa 28 service points. The depot services the postcodes of SA, To apply for the role you must have previous experience working within the express parcels , Freight or Pallet Distribution industry, a proven record of delivering great service to customers and managing on-going customer relationships. Other experience required is experience of managing a diverse workforce including sub-contractors, self-employed drivers and PAYE drivers. Experience of managing a direct cost budget and the ability to use Microsoft XP (Excel, Word, Email, Access, PowerePoint) or similar database. Other transport related industry experience such as Pallets, Sameday Transport and General Transport/Distribution will also be considered. Ideally all applicants will also hold a current CPC National, be a good operator and willing to work hard and put the hours in. Benefits: £35,000 to £45,000 Basic salary Car / Car allowance Pension 25 days holiday Bonus