General Manager - Engineering

Recruiter
Grays Search and Selection
Location
East Midlands Region
Posted
04 Dec 2017
Closes
08 Dec 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our Client is a highly successful, fast growth business, within the general Transport sector. They have a very proud heritage and have an enviable and fast growing client list across the UK.

Recent years has seen strong growth in both profit and company size, through both organic growth and strategic acquisitions. They now employ over 500 staff and exceptional customer service is at the heart of everything they do, often undertaking some substantial and complex specialist projects


The company is now looking for an exceptional General Manager - Engineering to take overall control of the maintenance and safety of their extensive fleet of Vehicles and Trailers. With a flexible location and Reporting directly to the MD, responsibilities will include;


Overall responsibility for the multi site workshops and teams

Full control of planned maintenance in a safe and cost effective manner

Aim for annual inspections at higher than industry average.

Tyre and third party supplier management

Control of workshop P&L and budget

Working closely with site operations to reduce VOR time

Procurement / disposal and replacement plans for vehicles and trailers in line with MD strategy

Forecast Industry trends and make the board aware of significant findings

Ensuring a constant focus on safety and full road worthiness for both vehicles and staff

Reviewing team performance and providing regular reports to the MD and SMT


Potential candidates will have previous experience of Fleet & Maintenance Management within Transport focused, logistics / distribution environments.Although you will have strong technical ability,your interpersonal skills will also be crucial in a role that needs you to always lead by example and build strong relationships with staff at all levels of the company. You will also be comfortable working in a multi site environment across a broad UK network. Strong IT skills alongside previous examples of managing departmental budgets and P&L’s will also be important for a role that offers excellent future prospects for an ambitious individual.



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