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Operations Manager

Jongor Hire have been supplying the event and hospitality industry for over 40 years and are widely recognised as industry leaders. Our catering equipment is thoroughly cleaned and tested before every hire by our team of Gas Safe engineers and our tableware is perfectly hand polished, ready for our clients to lay up for their events.

As the Operations Manager for our London Depot, you’ll oversee the day to day running of the Warehouse, Logistics, Maintenance and Sales departments of the London depot in Hayes. The Operations Manager ensures the branch team are motivated to deliver all client requirements on time and to their order specifications in the most efficient and cost effective way.

Focusing on Jongor’s clients within central London and the M25 ranging from catering venues to museums and hotels, this is an autonomous role managing a small team of approximately 15 people.

This role is ideally suited to someone who has worked within the catering and events industry maybe as an Operations Manager or in a Back of House Manager role. The Operations Manager role would be ideal for someone who is looking for a lifestyle change away from catering operations. Jongor Hire is a seasonal business with pressure points in the summer and the Christmas period when our clients are at their busiest. Outside of these times we can offer more regular hours, usually Monday to Friday with occasional evening and weekend work.

Skills for the role:

·A proven track record of managing a back of house catering operation including experience of managing a logistics department is desirable

·Extensive experience of managing people including recruiting, training and performance management

·Disciplined approach to all planning and paperwork and strong prioritising skills

·Ability to work under pressure, in a fast paced environment and happy to pick orders, deliver orders or clean equipment if the pressure is on

·Effective communication skills and an aptitude to talk to a variety of audiences from warehouse assistants and drivers to other department heads and directors

·Flexible approach to working hours with the ability to work longer hours, weekends and bank holidays during peak periods and as the operations require

·Driving licence is essential, forklift licence desirable

What’s in it for you?

This is a rare opportunity to join our business at a senior level, the Operations Manager will report to the Managing Director. We offer a competitive salary depending on experience, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, Life Assurance after 3 months, pensions and profit share.

Please apply by sending your CV to

No agencies please.

  • "I would give Jongor five stars!!!" - Katie Clark, Blue Apple Catering
  • "Your service, flexibility and intimate knowledge of our events business are a credit to the team. Without Jongor our events would just not happen." - Jeremy Wood, Absolute Taste
  • "Jongor are just the best for quality, customer service and delivery." - Robert Goves, Relish Events
  • "Their products are delivered promptly and always in brilliant condition. Every single staff member is always polite, professional and helpful. Their prices are competitive and I would recommend them to anyone." - Lorna Hendey, Amadeus Food
  • "I cannot praise Jongor highly enough for the support they provided. Everyone I deal with, whether it be transport, technical staff or the office team, are all professional and pro-active. It is a pleasure to do business with them. " - Nancy Mollett, The Celtic Manor Resort
  • "Well done team Jongor, you have a winning formula.  " - Peter Curtis-Smith, Fosters Events
  • "As usual, Jongor were fantastic." - David Wright, Private Hire
  • "Excellent service all round, they were available to discuss and make arrangements during the weekend, efficient and professional in their approach." - Wayne Hadley, Private Hire
  • "Jongor offers a really wide selection of items, so it’s easy to find a range that suits each clients’ needs, and we are always pleased with the service we receive from our Account Manager. " - Alice Peacock, Alastair Currie Events
  • "Thank you for your good service. " - David Priddle, The Bristol Model Railway Exhibition

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