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Workshop Manager

Workshop Manager

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    Truck & Bus

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    + Bonus

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    Sam Barber

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    0333 222 5978

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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Workshop Manager
£35,000 - £40,000 (+ Bonus of up to 15%)

Monday – Friday
45 Hours a week

The purpose of a workshop manager is to be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the workshop. To plan and load the workshop staff available to achieve maximum productivity. To ensure heavy goods trailers and its customers’ own trailers are maintained and repaired to a measured quality standard

Responsibilities of a Workshop Manager:

·Maintain adequate workshop loading and prioritise repairs in line with the customers’ and/or our business demands.
·Minimise trailer downtime by identifying the most economical repair method.
·Ensure all inspections, services and repairs are carried out in the workshop, on the roadside or at customer’s own premises to a high maintenance standard within the company guidelines and to conform with all current mandatory & EHS legislation.
·Manage all workshop systems and processes as required.
·Encourage good workshop practices to ensure a safe, tidy, hazard-free working environment and ensure compliance with the Company’s EHS policy, procedures and legislation. Ø Maintain adequate staffing levels by control of holiday requests and workshop loading.
·Control overtime working in line with maintenance requirements.
·Process paperwork in an accurate and timely manner within the company guidelines.
·Identify opportunities to exploit the manufacturer’s warranty and goodwill schemes to best advantage.
·Analyse branch maintenance trends and highlight to manager
·Ensure that all agreed Goals & Objectives are met or exceeded.
·Ensure all company vehicles are driven and operated at all times in accordance with road traffic law and company policy and ensure employees adhere to the TIP Mobile Van Policy.
·Provide high customer service levels & demonstrate Company values at ALL times
·Highlight all potential business commercial opportunities to line manager
·Ensure all staff driving Mobile Service Vans have understood & signed the Mobile Van Policy and it is adhered to at all times
·Ensure all staff members wear/use the correct PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) at all times
·Adhere to Company Health & Safety policies and procedures at all times and notify the Branch Manager regarding any Health & Safety concerns
·Undertake all required training as deemed necessary by the company

Qualifications / Skills / Competencies of a Workshop Manager

·Previous experience of workshop management is an advantage for this position
·Must be “Time Served” technician or possess City & Guilds 1,2 & 3 Certificates or equivalent qualifications & experience and have a technical background /experience in trailer repairs
·Have a customer and team centric mindset and high level of professionalism
·Experience of managing a team is a distinct advantage
·Self- motivated with a high level of enthusiasm and good communication skills
·Good organization skills and attention to detail with ability to prioritise workloads and meet deadlines.
·Confidence to pushback and challenge
·Analytical and numerical approach to interpreting data is an advantage
·Full and valid Driving License

If you would like to be considered for my Workshop Manager role, please APPLY TODAY or contact Sam at Autoskills on 07717 130 053 or send me your up to date CV