Sales & Operations Manager

Distinct Recruitment

A fast growing small business in the Transport & logistics industry are expanding & looking for an experienced Operations Manager to join the team.

  • Shire BASED - Expanding co - Hands on Operations Manager role
  • Use your exp in Transport & Logistics & strong Customer Service skills
  • Great opportunity - varied role
My client are a successful co based in the Sutherland Shire. Due to expansion they're now seeking and experienced Sales & Operations Manager from the Transport & Logistics industry.

This role will suit someone who can work autonomously, has worked in a fast growth small business before & is prepared to carry out a multitude of tasks. The role will report to both the CEO and GM.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Manage overall Safety of drivers and the fleet
  • Implement performance reviews for all staff
  • Manage drivers work schedule to comply with the EBA
  • Recruit staff as required
  • Create and manage company budgets & forecasts
  • Work with the CEO to onboard new customers & maintain existing customers
  • Create Processes and Procedures to ensure the business continues to grow and maintains its excellent customer service
  • Devise and implement an operational efficiencies plan 
The ideal applicant would possess the following skills
  • Able to work in a small team/on their own from time to time
  • Hands on Operations Management experience
  • Experience overseeing a team in the "BLUE COLLAR" industry
  • Good computer skills & ability to learn a new software application
  • Experience in Word, Excel, Microsoft Navision – other transport software
  • Self-motivated
  • Experience in the management of Transporting Dangerous Goods and Basic Fatigue Management preferred
  • Ability to multitask, prioritise and deadline driven
Flexibility around working hours can be offered to the right applicant