Depot Manager

  • Full Time
  • All UK


Are you a motivated, organised individual seeking a challenging and rewarding opportunity in a fast-paced environment? Would you enjoy being part of a dedicated team that works together to create a relevant, memorable difference in the lives of our customers and employees? If you’re looking for change, and you’re ready to make changes … we’re looking for you.

As the Depot Manager will play an integral part in ensuring excellent customer service is delivered to each and every one of our customers while setting and maintaining standards from operational policies, transport legislation, health & safety and people management.

Job Title: Depot Manager

Salary:  Up to £40,000 DOE

The role of the Depot Manager will include:  

  • Ensure that the Depot remains legal and compliant through transport legislation and operational requirements
  • Maintain efficiency through effective people management
  • Delegate and supervise daily tasks, being accountable for any issues
  • Update and submit reports to the Regional Manager, Head Office and Senior Management team on a weekly basis.
  • Motivate and support all direct reports
  • Carry our HR processes in a fair and consistent way including investigations, grievances, disciplinary meetings, performance management and appraisals.
  • Performance on agreed KPI’s
  • Effective leadership with a motivated workforce
  • Management of the budget for the Depot including cost to deliver
  • You will be able to work under pressure and be driven to deliver objectives in a professional manner whilst promoting a happy environment so that your team is motivated and productivity is at its maximum
  • You will be smart enough to think on your feet, work independently and have a passion to deliver the service we promise our customers

Skills Required in order to be considered for the Depot Manager posiotion:  

  • You will have excellent logistics knowledge including transport legislation
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the home delivery sector
  • Experience in leading and motivating your team
  • Knowledge or understanding of HR issues and managing performance
  • Experience of working to tight deadlines and meeting targets
  • Experience of working to KPI’s and budgets
  • Understanding of working in an environment with daily changing workloads
  • Able to inspire and motivate others
  • You will thrive in a customer driven and fast paced environment
  • Confident with a fair and consistent approach to people management
  • Able to remain calm under pressure and solve problems autonomously
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Organised and methodical
  • Able to produce management reports
  • PC literate including warehouse software and Microsoft Packages
  • CPC Holder

If you think you would be right for the Depot Manager role then please contact Hannah – 01782 712 230

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