Workshop Manager

35000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual
28 Jul 2018
25 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client has a vacancy for a Workshop Manager to take over the responsibility for the vehicle workshop including servicing, MOT prep, recovery service and budget management.

Norwich based Haulage company.

Role and Responsibilities of the Workshop Manager:

* Manage business equipment for the safety of staff and customers including but not limited to calibration of equipment, etc

* Extensive knowledge including vehicle and industry legislation and well trained on the HGV inspection/testers manual including of outsourcing vehicle servicing and maintenance where required.

* Forecast industry changes and react where required whilst implementing correct course of actions

* Reviewing workshop and recovery performance and ensuring delivery of key financial targets

* Development of the existing staff including talent mapping, motivating and personal development

* Provide cover in exceptional circumstances in the department

* Further improve and develop the vehicle workshop systems

* Undertaking review of staffing levels and initiating the recruitment and performance management process

* Provide Weekly and Monthly KPI Reports to the Senior Management team where required

* Drive department changes where required to enhance and develop our infrastructure

Skills Required:

* Heavy Automotive qualifications or accreditation's

* Full and comprehensive understanding of HVG mechanical and electrical systems

* Excellent decision-making skills, a high level of initiative and able to prioritise problem solve

* An excellent commercial understanding of vehicle costings and resource management

* A good ability to learn new IT Platforms and operate proficiently across various software

* Prior experience in a similar role is essential

* The ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment

* Works well under pressure and is still able to inspire and lead a team of fitters

* The ability to work as part of an integral team

* Excellent time keeping, flexibility and attendance is required

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