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Date Added: Sat 07/11/2020

Operations Manager

Southampton, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £40000 - £45000 / annually

Operations Manager
£40,000 - £45,000 

We are currently partnering with a Nationwide hire company and they are looking for a passionate and hands-on Operations Manager to assist the smooth running of their Depot in Southampton.

You will directly report into the Branch Manager & together be responsible for the safe operation and financial success of the branch using strong people management and operational skills to create a high performing team and a culture which reflects the Company values.

You will be responsible for:


  • Contribute towards a safety culture of high standards  and safety focussed behaviours within the branch
  • Act as a role model for safe behaviour and lead by example at all times
  • Set clear standards and expectations regarding safety and communicate them clearly
  • Positively reinforce safe standards and behaviours

Financial Performance

  • Use commercial awareness to help deliver profitable growth
  • Demonstrate strong cost control mindset, balancing need to achieve short term budgets with long terms needs of the business


  • Ensure strong relationships are maintained between yard, operations and sales teams
  • Manage the branch's team of yard operatives and drivers, ensuring that all breakdowns are responded to quickly and efficiently.
  • Ensure that the right units are available at the right time, and in the right condition, to fulfil customer orders, sourcing units from other branches when necessary
  • Work with the Branch Manager to manage the branch's assets effectively, ensuring that fleet is rotated and that repairs and maintenance tasks are completed in a timely manner
  • Carry out site assessments as and when necessary
  • Continually look for opportunities to improve processes and procedures for the benefit of our customers and the company

What we can offer you

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday
  • Free training and career progression plans

Do not delay, get in touch with RSD today!

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