Operations Manager (Automotive)

Peel Ports
17 Apr 2019
16 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Applicants are invited to apply for theposition of Operations Manager (Automotive) within the General Cargo Business Unit, based at the Port of Sheerness.

Role Purpose: Responsible for the day to day management of the Automotive operation, with a particular focus on safety, P&L and quality. Through the use of key performance indicators, the Operations Manager will seek to continually improve the operation and ensure customer requirements are met through employee engagement.

This role will include the following responsibilities:

-Responsible for maintaining the highest levels of health and safety by ensuring full compliance with Safety365 at all times
-Full responsibility and accountability for reporting of Revenue and management of costs across the customer group
-Liaise closely with Vessel Operations to co-ordinate an effective loading/discharge operation
-Ensure that all employees (and 3rd party labour if present) are fully trained and competent in the duties that they have been assigned
-Financial accuracy for invoicing and billing validation
-Ensure publication and compliance to Service Level Agreements, Key Performance Indicators and Safe Operating Procedures
-Ensure we provide an industry leading service to our customers (24/7 / 365 days a year)

Applicants interested in this role should ideally possess the following skills and experience:

-Previous experience in an Operational role (medium to large organization)
-Proficient understanding of profit and loss accounts
-General knowledge of cargo handling methods and/or logistical/customer service experience
-IOSH Managing Safety Certificate
-Experience in delivering improved productivity and financial performance improvements through smarter ways of working or operational solutions
-The role requires a dynamic and eager individual with a can-do attitude and willingness to get stuck in, accept change and make things happen
-Possession of a valid driving licence is essential

In return you will receive:

-25 days of Annual Leave
-Company Pension with Matching Contributions of up to 10%
-Life Assurance
-Cycle-to-Work Scheme
-Car Purchase Scheme
-Health Care Cash Plan (Medicash)
-Referral Bonus
-Retail Vouchers

At Peel Ports we’re already one of the UK’s leading port and logistics companies. However, we’re hungry for more and our team needs people who share our taste for success.

With 12 settings across the UK and a huge menu of career paths, our business offers plentiful opportunities.
We’ve got an appetite for growth and transforming the supply chain to benefit our customers. Much of that depends on our unrivalled facilities and technology. But in our sector, it always boils down to having the right talent. So, if you’ve got something great to bring to the table, then a potential future with Peel Ports should give you food for thought.

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