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Operations Manager – Transport

Operations Manager - Transport

  • Role type : Permanent
  • Location : Newton Aycliffe
  • Salary : £50,000 per year
  • Sector : Renewables
  • Ref : 25226
  • Salary: £50,000 per year
Astute’s Renewables Team is proudly and exclusively partnered with a key business and influential player in the UK anaerobic digestion / biogas sector. The company are hiring a Transport Operations Manager to be responsible for the transport operations division as part of their ongoing growth.

This Transport Operations Manager role comes with a salary of up to £50,000 plus benefits package.

If you’re a Transport Manager or Transport Operational Manager looking for a new opportunity, then apply today.

Responsibilities and duties

As Transport Operations Manager you will:

  • Ensure all fleet operations including asset management is run effectively.
  • Manage the divisions budgets ensuring that revenue is maximised.
  • Optimise the movement of all company products including feedstock, Bio Fertiliser.
  • Reduce third party costs in reference to haulage.
  • Ensure the operations administration team are managed effectively whilst working in line with all legislative requirements.
  • Assist with supply chain management including developing contracts with key customers.
  • Liaise with internal divisions within the company to ensure and maintain internal collaboration.
  • Prepare site forecasts and budgets whilst controlling costs.
  • Identify and support direct reports with training and development.
  • Any other management duties as required.
Professional qualifications

We are looking for someone with the following:

  • The ideal candidate would hold a bachelor’s degree in Logistics Management.
  • Alternatively have a proven background leading a team within an operations department from a food recycling transportation industry.
  • Compliant with the requirements of the office of the Traffic Commissioner, associated licensing and all things transport.
  • Full UK Driving License
Personal skills

The Transport Operations Manager role would suit someone who:

  • Shows an honest and consistent approach to work
  • Is an excellent team player with great interpersonal skills.
  • Has proven people management skills.
Salary and benefits of the Commissioning Technician role


  • Up to £50,000
  • Company bonus scheme up to 15%
  • Mon-Fri working week
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • Long term incentive plan

To apply for this Operations Manager - Transport opportunity, please complete the form below. Alternatively, send a copy of your up-to-date CV to or call 02393911226 to speak to Melanie Noble who can tell you more. You can also connect with Melanie on LinkedIn to view other jobs they are recruiting.

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