Assistant Operations Manager




Meyer Timber is the market leader in the distribution of wood based panel products. We are consistently reliable and provide exceptional levels of customer service; our unique next day delivery service has lead to us being the supplier of choice to our vast customer base.


We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to join our warehouse team and make an immediate contribution to our business. 


Role Objective:

In this hands-on role of Assistant Operations Manager you will oversee and coordinate the daily running of the shift supporting all areas of the business.


The successful candidate must hold a current counterbalance FLT certificate of competence and be physically active as due to the nature of the role manual handling will be required. We operate various shift patterns and you will need to flexible in your approach to your hours of work.


Key Responsibilities:



  • Promote and ensure compliance with company policies & procedures;
  • Effective and efficient organisation and management of day to day tasks within the warehouse;
  • Manage and maintain daily fork lift truck inspections and repairs;
  • Design, implement and develop initiatives and systems to ensure best practice;
  • Implement and develop initiatives to effectively reduce costings and then maintain them;
  • Responsible for stock control both in and out;
  • Assist in stock taking when required;
  • Achieve high levels of customer satisfaction through excellence in receiving, identifying, dispatching and assuring quality of goods;
  • Interface with other departments to answer questions and solve problems.



  • Maintain open and effective two way communication with all warehouse staff, drivers and internal staff, demonstrating strong leadership skills;
  • Ensure that any training is completed in a timely manner and records are maintained;
  • Ensure return to work interviews are completed in a timely basis.


Health and Safety:

  • Ensure warehouse operations comply with all relevant Health and safety standards and regulations and Company policy as notified from time to time;
  • Work with the Operations Managers to ensure that all aspects of H&S are adhered to including FLT competence certificates, FLT inspections, racking inspection etc.;
  • Follow company procedures in relation to reporting accidents, incidents and near misses for insurance purposes;
  • Support the maintenance of H&S standards on site in conjunction with the Depot Manager and Group H&S Manager.



  • Act in accordance with quality assurance processes to ensure consistently high standards of quality are achieved within the operation.


In return we can offer:


  • Competitive salary;
  • Ongoing training;
  • The opportunity to join a forward thinking business with growth expectations;
  • An open and vibrant working environment.


If you are excited by the prospect of joining our team please visit for more information about our business prior to applying by submitting a full CV and covering letter stating your salary expectations to


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