Pohlen Partners

Operations Manager (Waste Collection)

Pohlen Partners

Professional Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 28-04-2019


New Zealand

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Talented practical leader who enjoys transport activities and will drive performance in the beautiful Whangarei


This business is future-focused, innovative in technology and agile in responding to requirements of their dynamic sector. Renowned for resource recovery, recycling and waste management, their commercial success is supported by a focus on safety, sustainability, service and innovation.


Your strong operational and leadership skills combined with transport experience and love of trucks will be welcomed by this company, whose people care about our environment and help to manage our waste.  Technology and innovation contribute to their success, with team development a focus.  Working with in their waste division, safety always has high priority.

·         Driver dispatch and scheduling, meeting all compliance requirements

·         Team mentoring, training, development and related administration

·         Health & Safety – risk assessment, PPE, vehicle check sheets, log books

·         Ensuring timely, preventative and scheduled truck maintenance, collaborating with third-party maintenance provider

·         Engaging with customers tailoring to their specific needs


Experience in managing day to day operations from relevant sectors such as transport and logistics, waste, landfill or civil construction is sought, including understanding aspects of daily resource management, planning & scheduling, and continuous improvement to develop the business over the long term. Sound report writing and exposure to budgets will be highly valued.  With excellent interpersonal and leadership skills, you are comfortable communicating with external stakeholders and influencing teams focused on achieving the vision and company goals.  

Career Opportunity 

This is a stimulating career opportunity for a leader who thrives in a fast pace, diverse environment. It will appeal to an individual with a passion for the transport and logistics who will make a strong impact from day one.  For all, this ingenious New Zealand company offers considerable career pathways, modern facilities and a collaborative environment. Remuneration includes market salary and a company vehicle.

To apply, phone Beatrice at Pohlen Partners on +64 9 3570570 or send your application directly to us, via the application link.

Your application may be discussed with our client unless otherwise requested.

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