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Operations Manager for the Transport Industry BESAT

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The Company and the situation

A European market leader within the transport industry with international opportunities is looking for a suitable candidate to lead and grow our business in Sweden. The company provides a range of services for transportation and logistics market sector. They are located in more than 15 countries across Europe with a proven capability to serve its customer to market leading standards

The job:

The Operations Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the activities incl. P&L, customer service excellence, people performance, supplier management, workshop controls, asset management as well as maximizing productivity and efficiency of all processes. 

  • He/she is a strong partner to support sales team for customer relationship and business development.
  • Direct management of 5+ including ongoing support, training, and development.
  • Maximize productivity, effectiveness, growth and profitability and support all accounts.
  • Ensure compliance against all operational and maintenance policies and procedures.
  • Maintain organizational focus on customer service and revenue generation.
  • Manage asset downtime cost effectively.
  • Evaluate asset portfolio to maximize profitable utilization through equipment availability and redeployment.
  • Ensure that the company’s maintenance and repair quality standards are upheld with all exceptions found discussed with relevant workshop staff or vendors.
  • Maintain adequate staffing levels by controlling holidays, workload, sickness cover and overtime.
  • Drive environment, health & safety policies and procedure in compliance with the company’s requirements.
  • Process all paperwork accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Ensure all staff adheres to the company’s servicing and inspection guidelines.
  • Resolve vendor issues and assist with audits.
  • Negotiate final service revenue recharges with customers.
  • Manage the most economical method of equipment maintenance and repair in terms of cost, age and timescales.
  • Support communication efforts through quarterly reviews of management business objectives, internal meetings and team reviews.
  • Budgets.
  • Margin management.

The candidate: 

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant technical/maintenance work experience, preferably management experience.
  • Proven performance management expertise, a strong coach and an ability to motivate a team.
  • Proven Service delivery expertise & worked with customers at a national level.
  • Proven P&L management & financial acumen.
  • Team player.
  • Change agent.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Computer literate.
  • Customer focused mindset and professionalism.
  • Ability to pushback and challenge the status quo.
  • High level of organization, ability to prioritize workloads and meet deadlines. 

Other qualifications:


Bachelor degree, technical certificate or similar qualification.


Good understanding of English (verbally and in writing) and one or more of the Nordic languages.


Computer literate. Especially in excel spreadsheets.


Approx. 3 days per month


In the eastern/northern part of Sjælland in Denmark or in the southern part of Sweden.


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East Denmark or South of Sweden

Yderligere oplysninger fås hos:

Charlotte Baisgaard

Mobil: +45 5197 3537


Lillevang 80 7190 Billund