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Workshop Manager (Plant)

Horwich, Lancashire
£40,000 to £45,000
Job Type
7 Sep 2022
Y3 Recruitment are looking for a Workshop Manager for our aggregate sourcing and supply client in the Horwich area. They are a well established quarrying firm looking for an experienced Manager, with a background in Plant, to oversee a site and a team of mechanics. The role is a full time, permanent position offering an immediate start. Position: Workshop Manager (Heavy Plant) Location: Horwich, Greater Manchester Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 Hours: 7am - 5pm Mon - Fri Responsibilities: 1. Oversee the completion of all AM/PM vehicle defects, any non completions must be reported immediately to the Transport Manager & the vehicle/trailer VOR d. 2. NEVER knowingly let a vehicle or trailer be taken onto the Public Highway with a defect on it. 3. Assign work/ breakdowns accordingly to each mechanic 4. Assist with work/breakdowns when required to do so 5. Provide holiday cover for any fitters 6. Ensure work is completed by each mechanic within reasonable timescales 7. Arrange all 6 week vehicle & trailer inspections/ services, MOT prep/inspections with the Transport Manager using spare vehicles and trailer to cover where possible 8. Ensure service sheets, brake test etc paperwork is passed to the Transport Manager on a daily basis 9. Take vehicles/trailers for MOT 10. Book light commercial vehicle MOT s 11. Book tachograph calibrations 12. To prioritise work based on the company demands 13. Monitor damage/ foul play and report to the Transport Office ALL damage to vehicles. 14. Carry out regular stock takes & order replacement stock with John Dudley 15. Always ensure work is carried out cost effectively 16. Comply with Operators Licence rulings & undertakings (if any) 17. Ensure legislation is kept up to date & distributed accordingly between your team 18. To approve/decline mechanic s holiday requests 19. Carry out regular appraisals on mechanics 20. Ensure absences/sickness/ AWOL of all fitters is reported to HR on the morning of the first day. 21. Discuss staffing requirements, as & when, with HR 22. Arrange new starters with assessments, ensuring regular contact and updates are made between yourself & the trainer/assessor. (minimum 1 week training) 23. Immediately report: any accidents, incidents, and near misses; environmental hazards; health & safety breaches to HR/directors 24. Ensure the workshop is Maintained for a safe working environment throughout activities, including keeping working areas tidy and access to walkways and emergency exits clear. 25. When required, you will work from different depots within the company 26. Comply with all Health & Safety, HR, Environmental and Transport related policies & procedures. 27. To follow all guidance given when trained/ assessed. 28. Uphold the company profile to the best of your abilities All Applicants MUST Have: - Minimum of 3 years experience as a Workshop Manager, Depot Manager, Senior Fitter, Plant Supervisor etc - Full UK Drivers License If this sounds like the job for you then apply today! Y3 Recruitment
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  • Job Reference: 706063374-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Y3 Recruit
    Y3 Recruit
  • Location: Horwich, Lancashire
  • Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent