Workshop Service Manager

Nationwide Platforms Engineering
Liskeard, UK
18 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We require a Workshop Manager to join our Nationwide Platforms team based at our brand in Liskeard! As the Workshop Manager you will manage all workshop and field based engineering activities at the Depot. Ideally we are looking for someone within a similar industry, with excellent people management experience and with an engineering background. This is a great opportunity to join a thriving business and the UK market leader in powered access.

In return you will receive a Competitive salary, Van, Pension, Life assurance, Healthcare, and 25 days holiday plus bank holidays!

Responsibilities include:

• Manage all resources related to the maintenance of a large mixed fleet of Powered Access Equipment.

• Ensure effective implementation of all engineering policies and procedures

• Maintain high level of equipment availability and reliability at optimal cost

• Support compliance to all legislative requirements, and internal QHSE standards

• Deliver technical initiatives and projects through to satisfactory outcome

• Ensure continuous improvement in all engineering standards, using best practice

• Produce qualitative and quantitative engineering related information

• Manage workshop labour and administrative resources to achieve all specified maintenance standards and objectives

• Manage appropriate fleet hire availability through day-book

• Provide technical advice to location staff

• Ensure all maintenance actions are carried out to appropriate standard and in within acceptable timescale eg service, Thorough Examination etc

• Ensure all engineering related initiatives are carried out to appropriate standard and within acceptable timescales eg TechX

• Ensure safe systems of work are applied to all activities carried out

• Report on engineering outputs as required

• Report engineering incidents or issues, including warranty failures and customer damage

• Identify collective and individual staff training needs

• Deliver technical 'tool-box talk' type information sessions to engineering staff

• Maintain appropriate stock holding levels for spares, sundries, fuels and lubricants

• Liaise with external parts and service providers when required

• Contribute to inter-group projects and initiatives

• Develop productive relationships across all regional and inter-regional functions to meet the overall business plan

• Share best practice across all Group Company businesses.

The ideal candidate will have:

• Previous experience of engineering supervision within a plant hire environment

• Formally trained in an engineering discipline, and qualified to C&G 390, NVQ level 3, or equivalent

• Good upward and downward communication skills

• Current powered access equipment knowledge preferred

In return you will receive:

• A Competitive Salary


• Health Cash Plan

Auto enrollment pension

• 25 days holiday

Cycle to work scheme

Nationwide Platforms is the market-leading powered access rental company in the UK, providing a fleet of more than 13,000 machines from a network of 30 depots across the country. It also has the largest powered access training department in Europe, delivering a comprehensive range of working at height training courses to powered access operators and the access industry.

Nationwide Platforms is part of Loxam, the largest equipment rental company in Europe.

For further information please contact the Recruitment Team on 01455 206808 or . If you do not hear within 6 weeks of your application please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

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