Operations Co-Ordinator

  • Full-time

Company Description

Following years of accelerated growth Culina Group is now a £2.2billion+ turnover business, employing over 22,000 staff, with a fleet of more than 5,000 vehicles. Culina Group operates from over 100+ depots across the UK and Ireland, serving more than 1,000 clients over its framework of chilled, ambient, contract packaging solutions and fresh and baked goods.

Company Overview

Stobart (Part of the Culina Group) is a leading ambient transport and logistics business, providing services to many of the UK’s best known brands across core consumer and retail sectors.

At Culina we have a winning culture, we believe that our culture is one of the reasons our company continues to thrive… A place where you're valued, challenged, and inspired!

Job Description

We are currently seeking an Operations Co-Ordinator to join our Transport team at our Sherburn site.  As a Operations Co-Ordinator you will be working in collaboration with the Transport Manager the role is responsible for the day to day operation of the site and driver workforce.

Salary: £25,500 per annum.

Working hours: Monday - Friday 

Job responsibilities of a Operations Co-Ordinator include:

  • Responsibility for the reporting and escalation of vehicle and trailer defects to the fleet department and any key stakeholders
  • Completing daily risk assessments of the yard and office
  • Working Time Directive for the driver workforce to maintain depot legal compliance
  • Recording and following through DVSA stops
  • Pro-active coordination of driver CPC records, ensuring compliance is supported via internal training provision
  • Proactively manage driver resource vs vehicle requirements to ensure customer demand is satisfied and that resourcing costs are in-line with budget.
  • Upkeep of depot vehicle allocation including decom, additions and relocations
  • Absence management and return to work notifications
  • Pre-planned non-driving related requirements (NPT)
  • VOR notification
  • Driver holiday request submissions
  • Driver shift pattern variations such as swaps and / or overtime  
  • Involved and takes ownership for carrying out D&G and first stage investigations


As an Operations Co-Ordinator you will possess the following skill, experiences and qualifications:

  • Motivated, adaptable and highly organised.
  • Experience in using the Microsoft packages in particular Excel, Word and outlook.
  • Experience within a transport environment, however this is non-essential.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work in a pressured, fast paced environment.

Additional Information

As part of our drive to make Stobart a great place to work. We are proud to be an inclusive and diverse organisation where we are committed to employee development and recognising success for hard working performers.

Our dedicated learning and development programmes are open to every employee to give you the opportunity to shape your own future within logistics and continue to work in an environment where team culture thrives.

Our People are the driving force behind our success, which is why we offer a wide range of benefits which include:

  • Annual Leave - 20 Days including bank holidays
  • Pension - We want colleagues to enjoy a comfortable retirement so we offer a great contribution of 5% employee and 3% employer contribution
  • Wellness - Via our Employee Assistance Programme we offer immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service that operates 24 hours a days, 365 days a year
  • Eye Care Vouchers – We can provide you with substantial savings with free eye tests and discounts on prescription glasses
  • Reward & Recognition – We recognise that employees have gone the extra mile via referral bonus', special recognition and long service awards.
  • Everyday discounts - via our benefit platform you will have access to 100's of retailer discounts for everyday savings!  
  • Fitness - your wellbeing is important to us and being active is a great way to keep your body and your mind health. We have partnered with PureGym so you can save money on a no contract membership 

If you meet the requirements for the above role and are looking for your next career opportunity please apply now and become a part of our #WinningTeam!

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