Job Vacancies at Big Chill Distribution

Depot Manager - Wellington

We are seeking an experienced Depot / Branch Manager to oversee the running of our Wellington based transport operations facility This is a demanding senior role that will see you managing a large fleet of heavy vehicles operating across the lower north island and approximately 20 employees (drivers/warehouse/dispatch) operating on a 24/7 basis. 

As this is a key role, you are supported by a very experienced senior management team based in Auckland. You will always strive for continuous improvement, have second to none customer service skills and your people management skills must be at the heart of everything you do. 

Job Description:
•    Day-to-day management of the Wellington depot, staff and company vehicles
•    To ensure all staff/drivers are appropriately skilled/trained so reasonable hours of work are achieved and driver schedules are working efficiently
•    Liaise directly with customers 
•    To ensure all customer consignments are delivered on-time and at the correct temperature
•    Carry out recruitment, performance management, management of staff, training and wages
•    Ensure that the freight sort is completed in a prompt/correct manner
•    Ensure that delivery runs and Line Haul trucks leave the depot on-time

•    A minimum of 5 years experience in a similar sized management role
•    Experience in dealing with perishable FMCG
•    Extensive experience in the transport and logistics industry
•    Excellent communication and leadership skills
•    Excellent computer literacy in the Microsoft products

If you are looking for an exciting challenge in a strong customer focused business that continues to experience growth, this could be the opportunity you are looking for. An excellent remuneration package + car is on offer to the right person.

The successful candidate will be expected to pass a drug test.

To apply please follow the steps on this Seek advertisement.