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Transport Site Manager

Undisclosed Company
Swindon, Wiltshire
Closing date
16 Apr 2024

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Driving and Logistics
Job Type


Location: Swindon (Exact Location TBC)
Annual Salary - £35,000 - £40,000
Shift Pattern: Monday - Friday
Shift Times - 08:00 - 17:00
Working Hours - 40 hours

Manpower is hiring a permanent Site Manager for our fantastic client, offering brand new facilities, kit, and a chance to be a part of a growing company making a difference!

Our client believes that yesterday's cooking oils should become tomorrow's energy! Delivering and collecting over 250 million litres of waste cooking oil every year, with use of their pioneering technology they are able to recover a waste product that previously went down the drain and turn it into a source of income for businesses, while keeping kitchen and waterways clean and efficient.

Role Summary
As the Site Manager , you will be responsible for all the day-to-day management and operations at the site, ensuring the smooth running of all warehouse & logistical activities, and leading a team of warehouse and driving staff to deliver excellent customer service to all clients.
You will be accountable for ensuring all safety, compliance, and quality standards are met, and for maintaining a high level of staff performance and productivity.
You will also be responsible for the day to day management of fresh and used cooking oil stock, it's storage and it's onward movement to our biofuel processing sites.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

  • Manage and oversee all aspects of the micro site, including inbound and outbound, inventory management, and staff management.
  • Ensure compliance with all safety, health, and environmental regulations, as well as with all company policies and procedures.
  • Optimise site operations and maximise efficiency, productivity, and profitability.
  • Supervise and mentor staff (Administration, Warehouse and Drivers), including training, performance management, and motivation.
  • Manage and maintain relationships with clients, suppliers, and other stakeholders.
  • Oversee the maintenance and upkeep of the site, equipment, and vehicles.
  • Prepare and submit reports to senior management on site operations, performance, and KPIs.
  • Continuously monitor and evaluate site performance, identifying areas for improvement and implementing appropriate corrective action.

Experience, Skills & Qualifications

  • Full UK Driving License (required)
  • IOSH Managing Safely or equivalent (desirable)
  • Counterbalance / Reach FLT Licence (desirable)
  • Experience in logistics or supply chain management, with specific experience of being site lead managing a team of Drivers. (required)
  • Experience in managing a small logistics operation in a fast-paced environment (required)
  • Proven track record of delivering high-quality customer service and meeting KPIs.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills, with the ability to multitask and prioritize effectively.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Flexibility and adaptability.
  • Strong customer service orientation.


  • Full training provided
  • Free Parking
  • On site facilities (kitchen and toilets etc)
  • 25 day holiday + 8 bank holidays
  • Death in service X2

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