HGV Workshop Foreman

Kemp Recruitment Limited
St. Helens, UK
13 Oct 2019
17 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Workshop Foreman (DAYS)
Location: Haydock
Reports to: Depot / Service Manager
Salary: upto £16.00 per hour / £37,050 - £39,520
Hours: M-F 6am-4pm or 7am-5pm & Sat 8am-12pm / 47.5 hrs

Job Purpose: To assist Depot / Service Manager to manage and develop the Service Department, provide technical support to staff and customers. To ensure that maximum utilisation and quality is achieved from the workshop and customer satisfaction is achieved. To ensure that repairs and services to vehicles are carried out efficiently and to the highest possible standard.

•To correctly interpret instructions from the job card/repair orders, to follow all documented quality procedures and to ensure that Service Technicians comply with repair instructions and stipulated settings and tolerances from manufacturer manuals bulletins check sheets etc.
•Obtain and record any necessary technical information by following documented procedures.
•Allocate, and supervise all work done to ensure the highest possible standard of workmanship and efficiency as per industry guidelines, in order to ensure the maximum utilisation of time available. To ensure that Service Technicians are qualified to do the work allocated.
•Ensure that work is completed by the times required and report any likely delays to the service receptionist / customer as early as possible.
•Check and test vehicles and work, as required by documented procedures.
•Ensure that work done and tests carried out are accurately reported and recorded and to immediately report any further work required or vehicle faults, as laid down in documented procedures.

Required competencies:
•Technical knowledge
•Organisational and administration skills
•Ability to build rapport with all internal staff and customers
•Able to supervise and manage staff Required experience:
•Technical apprenticeship
•1 - 2 years previous people management experience in a similar environment
•In-depth knowledge of the truck industry
•Apprenticeship HGV Class 1 licence would be of a benefit but is not essential

Hours Mon to Fri 6am to 4pm, alternate Sat 8am to 12pm Hourly rate dependent upon experience (£14-£16)

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