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Depot Transport Operations Manager – Waste and Recycling

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Region: London

Salary: Up to £55,000, plus vehicle or allowance bonus, and pension

Depot Transport Operations Manager – Waste and Recycling

WASTE MANAGEMENT AND RECYCLING RECRUITMENT SPECIALIST RED KITE WASTE HAVE BEEN DELIVERING KEY STAFF AT ALL LEVELS TO THE WASTE MANAGEMENT AND RECYCLING SECTOR FOR YEARS

Package: Up to £55,000, plus vehicle or allowance bonus, and pension.

About the Sector: Waste management and recycling represent one of the most robustly growing sectors in the UK, offering numerous rewarding and progressive career opportunities for individuals both within and outside the industry.
Career Opportunity: Join a leading waste management company as an experienced Depot Manager/Transport Manager/Transport Operations Manager. This is an outstanding opportunity for a skilled manager to immerse themselves in the expanding and lucrative waste management and recycling industry.

Requirements:
CPC/Certificate of Professional Competence qualification.
Experience in routing vehicles.

Location: Consideration for candidates living in Putney, Clapham, Wandsworth, and surrounding areas.

Preferred Industries:
Relevant industries may include Dispatch, Logistics, Parcels, Courier, Multidrop, Waste Management, Recycling, Muckaway, Skip Hire, Hazardous Waste, Clinical Waste, Healthcare Waste, Household Waste, Confidential Waste, Construction & Demolition, Chemicals, Aggregates, Quarrying, Shredding, Biomass, Tankers, Chemicals, and Army or Military Logistics.

Previous Job Titles:
Depot Operations Supervisor, Transport Manager, Operations Manager – Waste Management and Recycling, Contract Supervisor, Military Logistics Officer.

Role: Waste and Recycling Depot Transport Operations Manager
Our client is a major player in the waste management sector, offering a comprehensive waste management service with its own transport facilities. The role involves managing a fleet of HGV and Industrial vehicles, as well as subcontracted vehicles and drivers. Key responsibilities include providing work instructions, monitoring performance throughout the day, ensuring safe vehicle operations, maintaining fleet compliance with transport and environmental legislation, contributing to ongoing cost control, and upholding high standards of Health & Safety.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage a fleet of HGV and Industrial vehicles, divers, and subcontracted vehicles and drivers.
  • Provide work instructions and monitor performance during the working day.
  • Ensure safe vehicle operations, wheel security, and monitor vehicle gross weights.
  • Ensure fleet compliance with transport and environmental legislation.
  • Contribute to ongoing cost control, actively seeking efficiency improvements and cost reduction.
  • Ensure adherence to all aspects of Health & Safety, including H&S induction and training, operating procedures, near-miss reporting, and emergency procedures.
  • Oversee the completion of all tachograph records and provide feedback on any infringements.
  • Manage the Profit and Loss (P&L) for the depot and ensure excellent service levels for customers.

Requirements:

  • CPC/Certificate of Professional Competence Qualified in National, International, or European Road Haulage.
  • Excellent planning skills.
  • Commitment and stability in previous roles.
  • Experience in running vehicle and driver compliance.
  • Excellent IT skills, including a good working knowledge of MS Office, with an emphasis on Excel formulas.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Familiarity with PC-based route planning packages.

Beneficial Qualifications (but not essential):

Health and Safety, ideally IOSH Managing/Supervising Safely or NEBOSH.
WAMITAB Level 4/COTC.

VAC REF NO.: ZP24DTMSW1

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