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Operations Manager

Depot Management
Competitive + Bonus + Car + London Weighting
Advertising End Date:
31 Jan 2020
Vacancy Type:
Permanent - Full Time
Job Description

DPD is the fastest growing express parcel delivery company in the UK, with a turnover over £1 billion. Voted the nation’s favourite parcel carrier for the last 6 years, we have a very clear strategy to support our enviable position. We will deliver the best service, use the best technology and recruit and retain the best people in the industry.


We are currently recruiting for an Operations Manager for our Southall Depot (UB2 4SE) to join and strengthen our highly experienced Depot management team and help our people to achieve ever-greater heights by leading and inspiring from the front. Could this be you?


In this role you will be a crucial member of the management team who oversees the smooth running of our operation, helping your Depot to achieve outstanding service to our customers but also achieve challenging objectives around Cost, Health & Safety, Security, Productivity and Transport.

Additionally you’ll also have accountability for:

  • Recruitment, development and retention of staff, ensuring all compliance and all Employee Relations processes are being followed
  • Managing P&L through effective planning and reporting
  • Improving the overall support to the Operation whilst concentrating on new and innovative ways of working

What we’re looking for:

  • You will have extensive experience in logistics, warehouse or distribution industries
  • You will have the ability to run a fast paced operation, managing and motivating high performing operational teams
  • Experience of monitoring performance, with the ability to analyse data in order to identify improvements and successfully implement change
  •  Outstanding communication skills with the ability to influence strategy
The have successful candidate will the DPD DNA and hold these values very dear; Passion, Respect, Honesty, Flexibility, Hard Work, Accountability.


Job Specifics

You will have a comprehensive induction to DPD where we will go through the key processes that are required to make you an ‘amazing’ Operations Manager.

Our depots operate 365 days a year, therefore you will be required to cover any 5 shifts, which could include weekend working.

A full UK driving license is essential. 



Your package will include an excellent basic salary, company car or cash alternative, attractive bonus scheme that is based on individual and company targets. As well as this you have access to some other fantastic optional benefits such as Cycle2Work Scheme, Dining Cards, Holiday trading and discounts and savings on 1000’s of retailers.


There is a culture of recognition and reward within DPD with long-service awards, a special recognition programme for those individuals that go above and beyond, the DPD Personality of the Year and an award ceremony at our annual company conference attended by over 1,000 delegates.