Operations Manager (Newcastle)

Operations Manager (Newcastle)

Job Title: Operations Manager (Newcastle)
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Australia
Reference: 2874164
Contact Name: Andrew Waterworth
Job Published: July 19, 2019 15:46

Job Description

Specialised transport and distribution organisation is seeking an Operations Manager to effectively manage daily transport allocation and operational tasks at their growing Newcastle regional hub. This role is best suited to applicants with current transport allocation experience in the local Newcastle region.   

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Daily scheduling of jobs and truck movements to maximise fleet utilisation - 20 vehicles and 40 drivers
  • HR Management including recruitment, induction, rostering, payroll and performance 
  • Chain of Responsibility (CoR) management
  • Customer liaison
  • Managing for today and planning for tomorrow
  • General administration tasks including run sheets, log books and reporting
Role Requirements:
  • HC license preferred 
  • BFM accreditation desirable 
  • Computer literacy - MS Office
  • Communication with drivers, staff and managers to build relationships
  • 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 or for further information please contact Andrew Waterworth - mobile: 0426 909 904. 
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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