Workshop Manager

Recruiter
Venatu Consulting Ltd
Location
Aylesbury
Salary
£40000/annum
Posted
13 Jul 2017
Closes
12 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Workshop Manager

Location Aylesbury

Salary £40,000 plus Bonus

Venatu Consulting are currently working in partnership with our client, who have built an excellent reputation for providing quality fleet services. They currently have a network of over 20 workshops throughout the UK maintaining over 5000 vehicles providing routine maintenance, body repairs and tyre centres.

The role

* This role will require you to oversee the entire workshop operation, including managing a team of experienced fitting staff who require leadership, motivation and development from you.
* You will need to develop a close working relationship with the local authority units which your workshop supports.
* This management position demands that you have a good solid financial awareness; which will include monitoring financial performance against budget and playing an active role in budget preparation.
* You will need to be able to suggest and implement ways to improve financial performance, such as identifying additional revenue opportunities and cost reduction measures.
* Within your control will be workshop loading and ensuring that we have maximum vehicle availability and reliability at all times

The Ideal Candidate

* With a minimum 5 year post NVQ practical experience, some of which must be in a supervisory role, to be fully conversant in all aspects of vehicle maintenance and servicing and can train and develop a small team of workshop staff
* Have a good understanding of working on local authority contracts
* To have full H&S, Budgetary and P&L responsibility for the workshop.
* Must hold HGV 2 licence as minimum