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Depot Manager – Derby

By February 14, 2022No Comments

As a Depot Manager, you will be working closely with your senior management team and will be responsible for managing the execution, direction, and coordination of all transport matters within your site. Immediate role focus will be to refine and simplify current ways of working to ensure efficient running of your operation. This will be achieved by developing a continuous improvement culture via engagement and people focus across all aspects of depot operations. You will be responsible for coaching, mentoring and leading your operational and sales teams to improve P&L and service quality and maintain legal compliance within the depot.

What will I be responsible for?

·Managing the full depot P&L budget supporting financial year on year growth improvements within the depot and operation

·Ensuring the transport team contribute to the long term resource planning of the site

·Leading and motivating staff through positive employee engagement

·Drive a high performance culture by effective communication

·Capture training needs of employees and ensuring solutions are in place

·Set agreed and clear objectives with all operational staff, regularly monitoring performance

·Seeks to understand the wider business objectives and in line with this, looks for ways in which to reduce cost and improve service

·Build constructive working relationships with supplementary business departments such as MWF, Fleet, HR, Planning and Finance which are based on mutual trust and respect

·Manages the operations for current and future demands

·Foster a positive working relationship with external suppliers to maximise business benefit, in particular with agency staff supply companies where frequent contact is needed and periodic and continual reviews are essential

What kind of person are we looking for?

As the successful candidate for the Depot Manager will ideally have experience in Wet Waste Management.

As well as the above, you will:

·Be commercially astute

·Have excellent organisational and communication skills

·Have a proven track record of working towards KPIs

·Have strategic awareness

·Be a strong leader and team player

·Have excellent IT skills

·Have excellent analytical skills

·Be a strong, empowering people manager

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £35,000.00-£45,000.00 per year


How to apply:

If you feel you have the commitment, dedication and skills to meet Quest’s exceptional service levels please download the application form and upload with your CV using the below form.

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