Workshop Manager - HGV

Kemp Recruitment Ltd
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Role: Workshop Manager - HGV
Location: Maidstone, Kent
Contract Type: Full time / permanent
Annual Salary: £41,750 + a very generous benefits package

As Workshop Manager you will be responsible for ensuring all vehicles satisfy Department of Transport (DOT) standards for roadworthiness, the VMU achieves targeted key performance indicators (KPI’s) in line with my clients objectives and ensure the smooth and efficient running of allocated VMU’s on a day to day basis.

Responsibilities include:

- Visiting each location and any subcontractors within the territory on a regular basis 
- Ensuring all company Preventative Maintenance and Service Schedules are adhered to 
- Ensuring all necessary reports and paperwork are prepared 
- Road testing vehicles (where qualified to do so) 
- Ensuring correct and effective safe use of all tools, plant and ancillary equipment 
- Ensuring personal protective clothing/equipment is worn in accordance with TNT’s Health & Safety policy 
- Ensure that all HASAWA/Legislation/Security Procedures are adhered to and that good housekeeping is maintained 
- Ensuring the team provides a high level of internal and external customer care
- Maintaining communication between traffic departments and the VMU
- Ensuring no vehicle leaves the VMU in an unroadworthy condition.
- Qualifications

To be considered for this role you will have:

- Experience of running large vehicle maintenance units 
- Full knowledge and understanding of the vehicle maintenance industry 
- Strong people management skills 
- Excellent leadership skills 
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
- PC literate 
- Good literacy and numeracy skills 
- Excellent organisational skills 
- Flexible approach to work 

To make an application for this exciting role with one of the countries leading employers, apply via this advert or alternatively call Tom at Kemp Commercial Vehicle Recruitment on (BT Local Rate & Mobile Friendly) for further information.