Depot Manager / Service Centre Manager

23 Nov 2017
21 Dec 2017
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
This company is a leading plant hire/ generator rental organisation. They are currently looking to recruit a Depot Manager/ Service Centre Manager to take responsibility for their depot based in the Kirk Sandall area of Doncaster.

This company cares about the people who work with them and want to ensure that their employees have a fulfilling career, work in a safe environment, are happy and share their values. They encourage all employees to expand their skills and knowledge, so they are able to grow and become the future of their business. They welcome employees from all backgrounds, disciplines and abilities, to assist them in achieving their global goals. So are you ready to join a remarkable team of exceptional people?

This company offers a competitive salary and package.

This role will be responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of the Service Centre/ Depot.

Key responsibilities:
- Management and authorisation of attendance including timesheets, working time directive adherence, overtime, holidays, sickness and any other absences
- Management of health, safety and environmental issues including good housekeeping within the Service Centre
- Ensuring all Service Centre plant tooling, lifting and measuring equipment is maintained, calibrated and inspected according to appropriate procedures
- Deal with customer queries effectively and efficiently
- Use data and resource planning systems to manage service scheduling, including the allocation of work based on agreed standard times
-Responsible for all aspects of people management and development within the service centre team
- Identification of labour shortfalls/ recruitment for the depot
- Monitor training and development needs of service engineers (appraisals) Conducting regular team briefings and ensuring effective internal communications

Service focal point for Sales team within geographic area
- Sourcing equipment for customer needs within the area
- Job-to-job discussions with logistics for freight needs
- Arranging swap outs for breakdowns

Key requirements:

Previous experience working in a similar role
- NVQ Level 3 or Modern Apprenticeship in an Engineering Discipline, or equivalent
- Possesses and has demonstrated excellent people management skills
- Good communicator, verbally and written. Able to communicate effectively at different organisational levels
- Must be a change manager and capable of creating buy-in to lead a team to work in different and improved ways
- A good listener, with the ability to hear and accept good ideas and bring them to fruition
- Understanding of how to manage QHSE systems
- IT skills including the ability to analyse data using available software (e.g. Excel)
Management of a team with ability to deliver high levels of performance in a high pressure, reactive environment

Other Requirements
- Must hold a full valid driving licence

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