Workshop Manager

Swindon Permanent
  • Be a critical member of the companies growth
  • Improve your career and gain new skills

About Our Client

My client are a house hold name looking to recruit into a key part of their fast paced business. This is a great opportunity to progress your career and be a crucial element of the business.

Job Description

The key responsibilities for the successful candidate are-

  • Accountable for compliance to both legal and RM safety policies and meeting safety targets
  • Accountable for delivering maintenance services and for optimising cost performance & forecasting through the use of the resource planning and booking tools
  • Responsible for optimising the efficiency of Fleet Workshops to meet industry standard performance levels
  • Ensure effective engagement, communication and coaching to support and develop the Fleet Workshop team
  • Accountable for the achievement of all agreed targets, including internal Customer targets with SLAs through the use of effective performance management techniques
  • Provide visible and effective leadership for Fleet Workshop teams and support staff
  • Deployment of all changes relating to Fleet Workshops
  • Build effective and professional relationships with key stakeholders and customers, being the first point of contact for operational managers for Fleet related queries
  • Actively deploy, manage and support the maintenance of ISO 9001 quality standard within Fleet Workshops and support Continuous Improvement activity within the Workshops
  • Effectively manage the local IR interface, working collaboratively with union colleagues to deliver change
  • Workshop Managers will also be responsible for any mobile sites and sub-locations under the control of the Workshop and/or Cluster

The Successful Applicant

The successful Candidate will have-

  • Ability to effectively manage and build relations with stakeholders
  • Ability to influence and deliver results through people
  • Ability to manage and build relations with Trade Union partners
  • Ability to lead, develop and coach to drive performance improvement.
  • All Workshop Manager roles require a high degree of flexibility to ensure effective cover across multiple shift operations and the successful candidate may be required to travel to other sites within their area of responsibility
  • Experience Relevant Industry knowledge and experience of dispersed maintenance operations
  • Experience of leading and coaching teams through change
  • Knowledge of compliance requirements for vehicles and road transport legislation is essential Qualifications
  • Full driving licence
  • Successful candidates must be fully qualified to at least advanced level (IMI Level 3) in Light or Heavy vehicle maintenance & repair or an equivalent qualification

What's on Offer

On offer for the candidate is-

  • Competitive salary
  • other benefits
Joe Griffiths
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Phone number
+44 292 064 2035

Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
General Management
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
Joe Griffiths
Consultant phone
+44 292 064 2035
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