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  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

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  • Salary:

    Up to £45000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Liam Reid

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  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    10 July 2024

Workshop Manager

Location: Swansea

Salary: £45,000

This company is looking for an experienced Workshop Manager to join their team. As a Workshop Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the operations and resources of a workshop covering plant and HGV vehicle maintenance. You will have strong leadership qualities and proven experience of leading a team of mechanical operatives. You will also be responsible for stock and procurement, maintaining positive supplier relations, evaluating supply options, approving purchases, and maintaining accurate records.

This company is currently undergoing significant growth and this is an exciting time to join with the opportunity to further develop within the business and excellent career development opportunities.

Here's what you'll be doing:

  • Planning and managing the maintenance and servicing of the fleet and plant, ensuring vehicles comply with all statutory regulations.
  • Maintaining depot plant and equipment, ensuring all external contract maintenance is carried out in line with contractual agreements.
  • Managing staff including performance and absence management.
  • Managing the maintenance and reliability of the machinery and infrastructure.
  • Developing and delivering upgrades to engineering systems and processes.
  • Induction of new employees.
  • Quality checking.
  • Developing, designing, and maintaining procedures for the workshop.
  • Organising holidays and shift cover.
  • Supervising the maintenance of vehicles in the workshop.
  • Carry out maintenance or fitting to deputise as and when required to ensure the smooth running of the Workshop.

The skills and experience you'll bring to the team:

  • Efficient at strategic planning and thinking
  • Clear headed with a keen eye for detail
  • Able to lead with confidence
  • A strong communicator who is approachable with good people management skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills and able to interact with people at all levels
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work and decision make under pressure.
  • Must hold a UK Driving License.
  • Prepared to do extra hours as required
  • Computer literate.

And this is what you'll get in return:

  • A competitive salary of £45,000
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • A positive and supportive working environment
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Flexible working hours
  • Company pension scheme
  • 20 days holiday + bank holidays

Are you up to the challenge?

If you think you have the skills and experience required to excel in this role, we want to hear from you. Please apply with your CV and a cover letter outlining why you're the right person for the job.

Yolk Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in our workforce. We employ the best people for the job at hand and actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, educational background, parental status, gender identity or any other protected characteristic. We champion and celebrate diversity at Yolk allowing our team to bring their whole selves to work.

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.

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