Regional Fleet Engineer

Kemp Recruitment Ltd
£40000 - £50000 per annum
15 Apr 2017
15 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Regional Fleet Engineer
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per annum + Car + Fuel allowance

My client a large commercial vehicle operator with a nationwide presence, are looking to recruit a Regional Fleet Engineer.

The principle role of the Regional Fleet Engineer is to ensure effective management of all engineering activities for their sites. This will include vehicle maintenance, site and facilities maintenance and automated warehouse equipment to company and legislative requirements.

In addition to the maintenance activity, the Engineering Manager will actively manage third party contractors, oversee Health and Safety compliance, prepare and track budgets and carefully control costs. Motivation and development of every member of their team to achieve operational and financial targets is essential.

The main duties of this Regional Fleet Engineer role include:
• Management of maintenance and engineering operational development for all fleet, MHE, plant, land and buildings and associated equipment
• Management of the majority of site and multi-site purchasing including non-engineering spend such as uniforms, operations and transport spends
• Management of direct staff and contractors to ensure cost effective and maximum availability for all engineering equipment and related components
• Protection of the Vehicle Maintenance legal obligations of Operators Licence
• Responsible for the continuous improvement of engineering standards for vehicles, site and MHE
• Ensure all staff and contractors involved on owned and leased sites comply with safety, legal, company and group requirements
• Provide specialist advice and expertise for all engineering and transport operations ensuring correct interpretation of legal and statutory regulations
• Anticipate renewal and other needs, developing and presenting proposals as required
• Plan contingencies and likely future operational requirements, including seasonal peaks
• Motivate staff, identify training needs, develop management succession
• Lead and manage the apprentice program individuals

Regional Fleet Engineer Essential Qualifications:
• Engineering qualification (likely to be gained in an HGV environment, City & Guilds or NVQ preferred) achieved through a recognised formal training programme
• High standard of numeracy, literacy and verbal communication
• IT literacy including:
• Fleet / database systems
• MS Word, MS Excel
• Full UK Driving License – HGV preferable although not essential

The successful applicant MUST have a background in commercial vehicle / HGV Maintenance and repair and MUST have worked as an HGV Technician prior to moving into a managerial environment.

The successful applicant can expect to receive an excellent package to include a salary of £40,000 - £45,000 per annum also included with the role: a company car and fuel, 25 days holiday per year, a contributory pension after a qualifying period and private health care.

To make an application for this exciting Regional Fleet Engineer role with one of the regions leading employers, reply to this advert with an up to date CV or call Jamie at Kemp Recruitment on 0330 440 2323 (BT Local Rate) for further information.