Assistant Operations Manager (Logistics and Fleet Compliance)

Erith, Kent
£30,000 plus fantastic benefits including Pension, 20 Days’ Holiday (rising to 25 with service)
28 Sep 2018
28 Oct 2018
Specialist Area
Logistics , Operations, Transport
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Operations Manager (Logistics and Fleet Compliance)

Erith, Kent

£30,000 per annum Plus BUPA Cash Plan, Life Assurance, Pension, 20 Days’ Holiday (rising to 25 with service)

Committed to sustainability, Olleco is on a mission to reduce waste within the foodservice industry. We are now looking for an Assistant Operations Manager to join our team.

Within a fast-moving and engaging environment, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on our workforce.

As an Assistant Operations Manager, you’ll be tasked with providing support, training and assistance to the drivers along with assisting in the day-to-day running of our Erith depot.

Your role will focus on health & safety aspects, safety procedures, compliance, maintenance, training, administration and rounds.

Reporting to the General Manager, you will:

  • Take responsibility for performing all activities in a safe manner and promoting health and safety through the depot
  • Ensure all contactors have the correct permits and paperwork
  • Make sure that daily vehicle checks are completed by drivers and damage or defects are reported
  • Assist with minor vehicle maintenance, such as bulb replacements
  • Provide induction training, training evaluations and refresher training as required
  • Ensure that working time checks, DQC and government licence checks are carried out
  • Support all rounds, including driver shortages, stock, loading and routes
  • Complete all paperwork and IT systems for your work and that of the drivers

Your focus will be to lead by example. As such, you’ll work in a safe manner at all times, ensure your attendance levels are exceptionally high and make sure all work is complete and accurate.

To be considered, you must:

  • Be driver CPC qualified
  • Have experience as a 7.5T or Class 2 Driver
  • Possess a licence to drive a 7.5T vehicle that’s free from endorsements
  • Have excellent administrative skills
  • Have an IOSH Managing Safely certification or the willingness to acquire this as a matter of urgency

Patient and organised, as an Assistant Operations Manager, you must have superb communication skills, excellent attention to detail and the ability to work effectively with others.

Microsoft Office skills would be beneficial to your application. A Class 2 driving licence would also be beneficial.

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