Depot Manager

EmployerGrundon Waste Management Ltd

LocationColnbrook, near Slough (SL3 0EG)

Salary Competitive + car + great benefits

Closing date 31 May 2021



Phone 01491 834311

Channel the leadership skills you’ve gained in a fast-moving transport supervisory or managerial role, in the waste industry or similar, into the next chapter: running Grundon’s busy Colnbrook depot, near Slough, one of our sites in the south-east. As our driven yet approachable Depot Manager, you will join us on a permanent contract and earn a competitive salary and fantastic benefits, including:

– Company car

– Private healthcare

– Pension scheme – you contribute 5% of pay (true cost is less due to Income Tax and NI relief) and Grundon matches this

– Life assurance cover as a member of our pension scheme (twice your annual salary from day one)

– Option to buy additional holiday and join cycle to work scheme (after a qualifying period)

– Perks at Work reward and discount scheme

– Discounted gym membership (at participating gyms)

What you’ll be doing as Depot Manager

This is not a sit-back-and-oversee role – we’re looking for a strong leader with a hands-on approach and passion for customer satisfaction to ensure our commercial waste collection services in and around the London area, including at Heathrow airport, are carried out safely, efficiently and profitably.

– Working closely with your Transport Manager, you will manage an experienced transport office team and around 70 drivers, making every effort to ensure that all customers receive the required general waste or recycling collection service on the due day.

– You’ll ensure that all legislation, including health & safety, HR and the Company’s Goods Vehicle Operating Licence, are complied with.

– You’ll support and motivate your team, making sure that individual potential is encouraged and developed.

What we’re looking for in our Depot Manager

– Minimum five years’ experience in a fast-moving transport environment

– Minimum two years’ experience within the waste industry or similar

– Full UK driving licence, ideally with LGV Class 2 entitlement and valid DQC (driver CPC Card)

– Peferably educated to at least A-Level (or equivalent) standard

– Ideally hold an airside pass

– Confident communicator, both written and verbal, with employees and customers

–  Delegating, decision-making and problem-solving are strengths

– Sound IT and cost-control skills

Working hours: Normally 7.30am-5pm Mon-Fri, plus one in three Saturday mornings, 7.30am-12 noon, an average total of 44 hours per week, though flexibility is required.

Grow with Grundon

At the cutting-edge of waste management, we’re ranked in the prestigious Sunday Times PwC Top Track 250 league table of top-performing private companies.  This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Grundon success story as Depot Manager and strengthen our team. No agencies please.

Please note: We interview as soon as we have applications that look like a good match, so do apply as soon as possible. We advertised the role of Depot Manager on 30.04.21

How to apply




01491 834311

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