Area Manager

£45000 to £50000 per annum
10 Apr 2012
17 Apr 2012
Robert Beevers
Specialist Area
Contract Type
Full Time
Reporting to the Operations Director, theArea Manager for this excitingSouthEastbased opportunity will be responsible for the control and management of9 depotsto achieve margin, cost, utilisation, stock management, customer service and delivery targets in compliance with Company procedures and legislation.
- Monitoring and controlling depot costs in line with budgetary constraints.
- Ensuring legislative compliance on the transport operations in relation to the Operator's Licence, vehicle safety, Working Time Directive, Health & Safety, Trading Standards, Environmental Agency, HM Customs & Revenue and other statutory bodies.
- Ensure that safety performance of the region meets the requirements of the Company Health and Safety Policy.
- Monitor deadlines regarding deliveries relating to National Commercial contracts, and individual customers.
- Ensuring management and security of product as well as other depot assets.
- Management of theregional team ensuring effective leadership and development of employees to meet business requirements.
- Improving depot performance standards and implementing best practice initiatives and new technologies.
- To develop and maintain excellent relationships, both externally with customers and internally with depot and head office.

- Strong Leadership, people management and communication skills are essential for this role.
- A track record in area or regional management, gained within a distribution logistics environment.
- Knowledge of Transport Legislation, Health & Safety and Trading Standards.
- Experienced in Microsoft Office programs, including Outlook Express and Excel. Exposure to distribution software would be advantageous
- CPC qualified
- A proven track record of project management related to technology improvements.

A market leading UK manufacturer and distributor of petrochemical products selling to domestic, wholesale and retail customers. Over 550 employees operating across 30+ sites, they are a major player in the industry.

A competitive package

Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents.

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