Professionals

  • Scott SMITH is Centre Manager at Sandtoft Opener
    Opener Scott SMITH is Centre Manager at Sandtoft

    He ensures the efficient running of all site operations and flows.

    What have been the major steps in your career at GEFCO?

    I joined GEFCO mid way through my College course as an Administrative Assitant to cover maternity leave and have never looked back.

    At the age of 22, GEFCO promoted me to Transport Supervisor. This was an increase in responsibility as I had to develop “own fleet” from the ground up.

    Four years after I became Operations Manager.

     GEFCO recognised my commitment and determination to succeed and gave me opportunities to further develop my career.

    What is your current role at GEFCO?

    I am now Centre Manager at Sandtoft and it has been great being part of my Centre’s success.

    What do you like most about your job?

    I like the fast paced environment and daily challenges.

    What are your daily challenges?

    • Ensure the safety and wellbeing of all employees on site at Sandtoft.
    • Manage and provide direction to my teams to ensure the efficient running of all site operations and flows to ensuring our customers receive the service that they require.
    • Comply to all H&S/Environmental legislation in line with ISO9001 and 14001.
    • Commitment to the development and progression of all staff via clear job descriptions and effective appraisals.

    What advice would you give to candidates applying to GEFCO?

    A role within GEFCO will provide a diverse and challenging career with each day being different to the next...