Company: Peterson
Skills: Logistics Management
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Aberdeen, United Kingdom

A vacancy has arisen for an Operations Manager. The key focus areas of this role are safety, performance, operational efficiency, personnel management, profitability, effective cost control, customer service and the overall development of the defined Peterson (UK) operation. Responsibilities include providing operational management, leadership, support, and direction, along with the development of effective and robust working relationships with colleagues, customers, and suppliers. To be considered for this position, you should be able to demonstrate previous experience in a similar operational role, including the ability to effectively manage and motivate teams, be commercially and contractually aware, along with the ability to create and manage budgets


  • Performance will be measured against delivery of key tasks and responsibilities, including customer satisfaction, safety performance, team financial and operational performance and service delivery.
  • Sound knowledge and experience of logistics, warehousing and quayside operations.
  • Excellent working knowledge of HSEQ requirements in the Oil and Gas industry.
  • Knowledge of legislative requirements and regulations pertaining to cargo operations on and offshore.

Our Company

From our roots in agricultural inspections, Peterson and Control Union have been operating for nearly 100 years in the field of logistics, quality, certifications and risk management. Our in-depth knowledge and experience covers all aspects of the supply chain in many industries including agriculture, energy, forestry, sustainability and textiles.

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Peterson offers safe, reliable and value added risk management and logistics solutions to the energy, shipping and agricultural industry globally from strategic locations. Additionally, we offer specialist activities including inspection and certification of a broad range of products. Founded in 1920, Peterson is non-stock listed and family-owned. Together with sister company Control Union we operate in over 70 countries worldwide.


Peterson operates across many different industries. From agriculture to coal and minerals and from oil and gas to biofuels and biomass, together we are One Peterson. We offer three core activities, namely quality assurance, integrated logistics and related activities. Related activities include recruitment, procurement, project and consultancy services.