Branch Manager Southampton

07 Oct 2019
04 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an experienced and knowledgeable Branch Manager preferably with a background in operational management, within the engineering industry, to manage our busy branch in Southampton.

To have full responsibility for the branch, operations, and control of all aspects of the department activities and resources to ensure a profitable level of business is achieved and to develop the full potential of the market.

Lloyds British

What makes Lloyds British - A Speedy Company such a successful Company?

It's a question a lot of our rivals are asking. In truth there is no simple answer. We have gained our International industry leading reputation through an evolutionary process, acquiring invaluable knowledge and practical know-how for over 200 years. Lloyds British current operation was created in 1812 and for over 200 years the name Lloyds British has been synonymous with the very best in lifting equipment engineering. Today Lloyds British operates as one of Speedy Service's divisions, from a number of locations across the UK providing services to a wide range of client.

Package descriptionCompetitive salary with pension, 26 days holiday plus bank holidays, bonus, life assurance and our fantastic salary extras scheme that offers cycle to work and various other fantastic benefits along with our great staff discounts.

Main responsibilitiesAs a Branch Manager you will ensure that the customer is at the heart of everything we do, you will proactively manage the team, have the independence of running your own depot, drive the business forward and continue to deliver the first class customer service that makes Lloyds British the best in our sector.

You will work alongside the wider business area to ensure that our customers are receiving the highest level of customer service and that the products provided reflect the highest levels of excellence.

One measure of your success in the role will be embrace and implement sales campaigns and generate leads where possible for the sales team. In addition, using your coaching and mentoring skills, you will also be responsible for motivating and training staff. You should take pride in promoting cooperation and teamwork between colleagues whilst monitoring and managing branch standards

Ideal candidate
Focus on customer and business development within local market.
Developing new and existing business to its full potential establishing customer contact, focussing on sales development, and delivering customer and contract satisfaction.
Manage and develop the potential of all employees to ensure levels of competence to meet the operational and future needs of the branch.
Ensure that employees are recruited, inducted, appraised and trained in accordance with Company Standard Operating Procedures and job requirements.
Ensure that all customer enquiries are dealt with to the highest standard, and that all work is correctly planned, coordinated, and executed in the most efficient manner.
Manage the physical resources of the centre to meet operational needs, to maintain all facilities in a safe and well-maintained condition, and to provide a pleasant and safe working environment.
Ensure all Health & Safety and all other relevant legislation is complied with.
Ensure that Technical and Quality Standards are maintained by all personnel
Ensure all accounts and administration procedures are timetabled and followed.
Hold regular meetings with all employees to ensure good two-way communication and to provide an opportunity for all employees to share in the development of a better service to our customers.
Carry out other duties as defined by immediate supervisor within the capabilities of the jobholder.About the companyLloyds British - A Speedy company, operates in a niche sector within Inspection and Certification with an aligned manufacturing business.

Our lifting engineering services encompass inspection, testing, NDT, operator training, design and manufacture, equipment sales and other associated areas. The lesson for others to learn here is there are no short cuts, you either know it or you don't. Our engineers are trained to the highest standard, LEEA certified.

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