JOB TITLE: Operations/Depot manager


Industry : Construction & Civil Engineering Job Location : Newcastle upon Tyne
Job Reference : 10651 Job Category : Manufacturing and Production
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 06/05/2014
 
Salary & Benefits : £35000 - £45000 per annum + holidays,
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



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Job Summary

Operations /Depot Manager Newcastle £35-£45K pension, holidays, The opportunity This is a challenging opportunity where you will be able to make a real difference to an underperforming site based in the Newcastle area. We are looking for a strong natural leaders who are able to drive sales and production and energise and motivate around 10 depot workers, including the sales teams.


Job Description

Operations /Depot Manager

Newcastle

£35-£45K pension, holidays,

The opportunity

This is a challenging opportunity where you will be able to make a real difference to an underperforming site based in the Newcastle area. We are looking for a strong natural leaders who are able to drive sales and production and energise and motivate around 10 depot workers, including the sales teams.

The Role

The role of the operations manager will cover a full scale of responsibilities including driving the sales and production teams, increasing overall motivation on site, modifying or changing processes to increase productivity and efficiency. As the manager of this site you will be responsible for the general H&S, site cleanliness, continuous improvement in production and overall P&L. You will be responsible for motivating an underperforming workforce of around 10 people including sales teams to ensure KPI's and targets are hit. You will liaise with a wide variety of clients to ensure they are happy and content with the products and services they receive and also encourage further sales.
You will carry out appraisals and disciplinaries with members of staff and using your management skills to get the most out of each employee. In this role you will be creating management reports on a monthly basis, dealing with all aspects of P&L, as well liaising with the regional accountant. The reports will contain weekly sales figures, forecasts, cash summaries, credit query reports, stock takes, employee attendance, freight costs, production costs, etc. You will be responsible for reporting back to the board, via email and face to face meetings on a weekly and monthly schedule and making strategic recommendations to push the business forward.
Working with a company who manufacture parts to the construction industry it is expected that you will come from a construction, steel, or manufacturing background.

The candidate

We are looking for charismatic and inspirational managers who are results focused and who enjoy a challenge. We are looking for managers who are able to look at processes and performance of staff and finds ways to improve production and overall morale. We are looking for a manager who has a high degree of integrity and honesty with a range of skills and experiences that will compliment a role of this nature. We ideally are looking for managers who have worked within the metal industry or within construction or manufacturing. We are looking for managers with strong financial acumen who have excellent communication and organisational skill, who are computer literate and ideally have exposure to some type of production software.
The ideal candidate for this role will have previous experience of driving a sales/production team by taking ownership of the site. Candidates should be confident an able to delegate instructions to achieve success. Any candidates with H&S qualifications and the required operational experience would be Warley received.

The company

One of the fastest growing companies in its sector in the UK.

Bluefire consulting are an employment agency acting on behalf of the employee company.


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