Workshop Foreman/Chargehand

6 days left

North Lanarkshire
30000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual + DOE + O/T + Van
01 Aug 2019
29 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Workshop Foreman/Chargehand/Supervisor/Workshop Manager- Salary up to GBP35k DOE plus a company van + plenty of overtime available

A fantastic opportunity to join a prestigious hire company providing pumps, generators and compressors with
branches strategically located throughout the North of the UK and Scotland

For this role you will need to be hands on and based at their depot near Glasgow, working Monday to Thursday 7.30am to 4.30pm, Friday 7.30am to 3.30pm. There is also an on call rota in operation which will be 1 week in 5, with additional pay for that week and any hours worked. There may also be some Saturday mornings required for this role


Overtime is available and is paid at time and a half, double-time on Sundays
Salary up to GBP35k DOE (OTE possible GBP40k +)
Company Van
31 days holiday (inc bank holidays)
Responsibilities of the Workshop Foreman

As the workshop foreman, you will be required to supervise the engineers, assisting them with the maintenance and repairs of diesel engines, pumps/generators and electrical equipment
You will be distributing the workload, ensuring all equipment breakdowns are responded to promptly and efficiently
Make sure all paperwork and records are filled out correctly
You will be dealing with ordering of parts and stock control
Assisting with any additional training as required

Required for the Workshop Foreman

Hold a Full UK driving license.
Ideally have an SVQ/NVQ or City and Guilds mechanical or plant qualification, although time served experience would also be considered for this position.
Previous experience with diesel engines is essential
Additional skills beneficial to the role;

Forklift certificate
CSCS card

Candidates with experience of working with diesel engines, plant equipment, generators, electrical 12/24v and single/3 phase will be prioritised for this role

We welcome applications from candidates with previous experience as a workshop foreman, depot foreman, supervisor, workshop plant supervisor, workshop chargehand or leading hand from the construction plant/diesel plant sector