Operations Manager - Workshop & Fleet (Newcastle)

Operations Manager - Workshop & Fleet (Newcastle)

Job Title: Operations Manager - Workshop & Fleet (Newcastle)
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Australia
Salary: Up to $120K + Super
Reference: 2959481A
Contact Name: Andrew Waterworth
Job Published: February 10, 2020 11:18

Job Description

Specialised transport and distribution organisation is seeking a professional individual to effectively manage workshop and fleet operations at their growing Newcastle regional hub. This role is best suited to applicants with demonstrable workshop and transport management experience.     

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Maintain truck and trailer fleet through scheduled service and repair
  • Allocate and schedule small driver/vehicle fleet incl CoR adherence
  • Manage people - workshop and drivers - recruitment, selection, induction, performance, training, rostering and payroll
  • Administration - invoicing, purchase orders, run-sheets and reporting
  • Control costs and inventory - procurement and stock levels
  • Liaise with internal and external customers
  • Champion safe, secure and well-maintained physical resources
Role Requirements:
  • Knowledge of heavy vehicle mechanical processes - trade qualification (Cert III Heavy Vehicle) an advantage
  • Valid driver's license - minimum HR essential (and willingness to upgrade if required)
  • Extensive component knowledge essential
  • Computer literacy - MS Office
  • Communication with drivers, staff and managers to build relationships
  • Versatility to prioritise workloads based on changing customer and business requirements  
  • Proactive approach with strong teamwork ethic and eye for detail to solve problems
  • Resilient, adaptable and positive mindset with hands-on approach  
This company offers a challenging and rewarding opportunity with a competitive remuneration package.

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply online. People in Focus specialise in creating employment solutions in international and domestic freight forwarding and logistics. Interviews can be scheduled at a location convenient to you.

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