Regional Workshop Manager

Professional Technical Ltd
Glasgow, UK
Closing date
26 Oct 2020

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The company are a leading Material Handling business in the UK. Their Scottish region has a new requirement for a Regional Workshop Manager to join the business. They offer an attractive basic salary, circa to £36k to £40k basic with Company Car (BMW 3 Series/A4), Contributory Pension, 33 days holiday.

This will a regional role and you will be travelling across 3 sites, but ideally the individual will live in a commuting distance of East Kilbride

3 Direct Reports - Technicians


To improve the workshops performance including the Hire truck process, the rebuild process and the new truck arrival & dispatch to Customer.

Complete bi-monthly audits and record in line with ISO.

Drive efficiency's / quality and set stretch targets for all regional workshops to deliver on.

Manage all facilities contractors, quotes, invoices and associated processes.

To ensure all facilities are kept in good order and are safe to operate

Conduct employee dialogue, performance improvement plans and/or disciplinary investigations in line with company policy.

Regular communication and updates for the Aftersales, Rental & Sales teams.

Ensure H&S is at the forefront of all workshop activities.

Ensure the sites operate at all times to ISO standards (9001, 14001 & 18001)

Support for the Aftersales Department with labour & work space for off-site repairs.

Drive continuous improvement of service delivery standards, and the off Hire truck termination and quotation process.

Ensure availability of Hire machines by maintaining a good stock of machines readily available for rental.

Support National Account Contract Managers with any PDI work or modifications.

To assist in planning of the workload to ensure a smooth flow of trucks through to our customers.

Advance planning for coverage in peak periods and managing demand to meet customer expectations

To manage the second-hand parts process. In conjunction with the asset manager selecting trucks from the Hire fleet in to be broken for suitable regularly used parts. Ensuring they are catalogued correctly and made available for use within the UK.

Setting annual budgets with local Regional Managers/Supervisors/TL's, assisting in controlling spend, managing a reduction in costs where possible.

Manage all facilities contractors, quotes, invoices and associated processes.

Project manage in coordination with the Depot Director and infrastructure improvement projects


Experienced workshop manager required, with experience in both facilities and H&S

You will have worked for an engineering or facilities business at management level

Applicants do not have to be technically hands on for this, the management side is the key requirement for this

Regional - multi site experience preferred

Managing people, targets, KPI, developing teams

Customer focussed who is at ease in building relationships

Salary and Benefits
  • Basic salary £35k to £40k
  • Company Car (BMW 3 Series or A4)
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • 33 days holiday
  • Life Cover
  • Additional benefits provided

We aim to respond to suitable candidates within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, please feel free to contact us to receive feedback on your application and discuss your requirements.

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