Operations Team Leader

Job description


Royal Den Hartogh Logistics is one of the leading Logistics Service Providers. The family-owned organisation was established in The Netherlands in 1920. As a bulk logistics service provider for the chemical, gas, polymer and food industry, we combine the best elements to create the optimal solution for each situation. Safety and operational excellence are embedded in our culture.


Den Hartogh has a presence in every region of the world, with premises/offices in 47 locations within 26 countries. Our workforce consists of more than 1,800 people and our modern equipment includes more than 20,000 tank containers, 6,100 dry bulk containers and specialised dry bulk trailers, 350 tank trailers and 630 trucks.

Our Operations Team in Hull work closely with our suppliers and internal departments to ensure we provide creative logistics solutions that exceed our customers’ expectations, efficiently and cost effectively. Reporting into the Head of Operations for the Dry Bulk Business Unit, the Operations Team Leader will develop and motivate their team, ensuring excellent communication and team work to achieve performance excellence together.

Job requirements

About you:

The ideal candidate will have:

• Previous experience in a transport and logistics environment is essential and knowledge of intermodal logistics would be advantageous.
• Line management experience at Team Leader or supervisor level
• Excellent communication skills and the ability to motivate your team.
• The ability to delegate effectively and get results through your team.
• Be a strong team player, building rapport and working closely with other departments.
• Strong organisational skills with good attention to detail.
• Customs knowledge would be advantageous.


What we offer:

A workplace where we believe in giving trust, responsibility and taking ownership. See yourself surrounded by people who care and who are not only waiting for the next pay day;

A dynamic environment with a strong focus on operational excellence. Ambition, Improvement and Fun in Business are part of your DNA;
Attractive Den Hartogh benefits package including pension scheme, life assurance, subsidised gym membership, 33 days holiday (including bank holidays), cycle to work scheme and employee assistance programme.


How to apply

Please apply via the link on this page and upload your CV and motivation. The closing date for applications is 10 October 2021. For more information about the role, please contact Sarah Langridge, HR Co-ordinator sarah.langridge@denhartoghdrybulk.com