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Assistant Depot Manager

Location: Avonmouth

Reference: JS-ADM-HALL_1637854164

Package: £30000 - £33000 per annum + excellent benefits


Assistant Depot Manager, Hallen, BS10

Resolve Recruitment are proud to be working with one of the UKs largest waste management companies. Due to a new depot start up, they seek an experienced Assistant Depot Manager to oversee and run the transport from their busy site in Hallen.

Staff Directly Responsible to Job Holder

  • Transport Supervisor
  • Transport Co-Ordinators
  • Administrators
  • LGV Drivers
  • Driver's mates

Main Purpose of Job

  • To deputise for the Area Manager As required
  • To be responsible for the depot in the absence of the Area Depot Manager
  • To organise and control the operation of the LGV fleet in the collection and disposal of waste, in order to achieve driver and vehicle production targets.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • To ensure the Company's compliance with the Road Traffic Act.
  • To ensure the Company's compliance with the Environmental Protection Act.
  • To ensure the Company's compliance with the Health and Safety at Work Act
  • To ensure that all staff are trained in all company Policies and Procedures
  • To route vehicles efficiently to minimise dead mileage.
  • To monitor drivers work performance throughout the course of the day to ensure maximum productivity.
  • To complete a production report form for each driver when productivity is below the specified target.
  • To check and file driver tachograph cards in compliance with the Road Traffic Act.
  • To issue sales prices as directed from specified lists in answer to telephone enquiries
  • To action and resolve invoice disputes
  • To receive and execute customer orders.
  • To record all orders and allocate to vehicles.
  • To ensure all loads or collections not carried out on the specified day are carried out as a priority on the next working day.
  • To motivate the workforce and maintain high morale.
  • To ensure vehicles are kept in a clean and tidy condition.
  • To ensure driver compliance with the vehicle defect reporting procedure.
  • To ensure that all company premises including skip park, vehicle parks, canteen, toilets and offices are kept in clean and tidy condition.
  • To monitor stocks of waste containers and ensure availability of specific types for new contracts.
  • To observe and implement Company safety procedures.
  • To recommend improvements to working practices and procedures.
  • To check the accuracy and standard of documents returned from drivers.
  • To ensure that sales documentation is adequately complete and correctly batched prior to computer input.
  • To comply with the Company cash sale policy.
  • To recommend ways in which efficiency and profitability may be improved.
  • To read, observe and implement Company procedures.
  • To liaise with workshops to ensure that drivers are allocated sufficient time to clean vehicles prior to scheduled service appointments.
  • To prepare schedules of costings to achieve the most economic disposal of wastes at Company owned and other landfill sites.

The person:

  • An experienced Transport Manager/Assistant Depot Manager - waste experience a bonus
  • Experience overseeing a busy transport division - currently 7 HGVs and increasing
  • Experience in managing and motivating staff including inductions
  • Experience in drivers hours, tacho's, vehicle safety and general H & S legislations
  • You will ideally have a Transport Manager CPC - or keen to get this

The package & hours:

  • Working Monday to Friday - 0800 to 1700 (potentially some flexibility)
  • Starting salary of £32,965 p/a + excellent benefits

For more information about this exciting Assistant Depot Manager career, please APPLY TODAY.

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