Hartley People

Operations Manager

  • Full Time
  • Wexford

[Company Name] is a leading transport company specializing in [specify type of transport services or industry]. With a commitment to reliability, safety, and exceptional customer service, we have established ourselves as a trusted name in the industry. We provide transportation solutions to a diverse range of clients and pride ourselves on delivering efficient and cost-effective services. Join our team and play a vital role in managing and optimizing our operations for continued success and growth.

Job Summary: We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Operations Manager to oversee and manage the day-to-day operations of our transport company. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the smooth and efficient execution of transportation services while maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction. This role requires excellent leadership abilities, strong problem-solving skills, and a strategic mindset. The Operations Manager will play a critical role in driving operational excellence, optimizing resources, and fostering a culture of continuous improvement.


  • Develop and implement operational strategies to optimize efficiency, productivity, and profitability in line with company objectives.
  • Oversee and manage the daily operations of the transport company, including fleet management, route planning, scheduling, and driver coordination.
  • Monitor and analyze key performance indicators (KPIs) to assess operational performance and identify areas for improvement. Implement action plans to enhance operational efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable transportation regulations, including safety standards, licensing requirements, and environmental regulations.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including dispatch, maintenance, logistics, and customer service, to ensure seamless operations and timely delivery of services.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients, suppliers, and subcontractors to ensure effective service delivery and customer satisfaction.
  • Recruit, train, and supervise operations staff, including drivers and dispatchers. Foster a positive work environment and provide guidance and support to enhance employee performance and job satisfaction.
  • Implement and enforce standard operating procedures (SOPs) to ensure consistency, quality, and adherence to company policies and industry standards.
  • Proactively identify operational issues, bottlenecks, and risks, and implement corrective actions and preventive measures.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, emerging technologies, and regulatory changes. Recommend and implement innovative solutions to enhance operational efficiency and stay ahead of the competition.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, or a related field. Master’s degree is preferred.
  • years of experience in operations management within the transport or logistics industry.
  • Strong knowledge of transportation regulations, safety standards, and industry best practices.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing operations, optimizing resources, and delivering exceptional results.
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a diverse workforce.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a data-driven and detail-oriented approach.
  • Proficiency in using transportation management systems (TMS), route planning software, and other relevant technology platforms.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, prioritize tasks effectively, and make sound decisions under pressure.
  • Knowledge of lean management principles and continuous improvement methodologies is a plus.

We offer a competitive compensation package and opportunities for career growth within our dynamic and expanding organization.

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