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Workshop Manager

London, Permanent, 40K - 45K
Reference: AJ0671

The Client
A leading London based Waste & Resource Management Company.

Purpose and Responsibilities
This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing, family run company who provides a range of waste services to the whole of London and its surrounding areas. The Workshop Manager will oversee and manage the daily activities of the workshop, ensuring efficiency, maintenance standards and safety performance. You will monitor and organise workload ensuring that company standards and legislative standards are met. We are looking for candidates who are capable of looking at existing procedures and processes and put in place new systems, procedures and competencies to drive the service forward
Some of your specific responsibilities will be as follows:

• Responsible for managing all aspects and daily activities within the workshop and to ensure its safe and effective operation
• Full responsibility of pre-inspection prior to MOT
• Oversee inspections/servicing/repairs on company vehicles and equipment to company standards and ensure company documentation relating to service/repair reporting is completed correctly and on time
• Ensure the operation of workshop facilities and equipment is undertaken safely and in accordance with Company and legislative requirements
• Ensure maximum vehicle reliability and uptime
• Devise key performance indicators and ensure that they are met and exceeded
• Continuously review performance and introduce new ideas to improve the function and business outcomes.
• Manage the performance of workshop staff, including appraisals, standard setting, training & development and promote excellence.
• Follow company HR/employment procedures, with responsibility for staff recruitment, including checking references and inducting new staff effectively
• Ensure staff complete weekly timesheets and that they are collected and checked

Essential Experiences
• A Minimum of 3 years engineering experience within the Waste Management, Recycling, Construction OR Plant Hire Sector.
• Experience working on HGV’s is advantageous but not essential.
• Experience welding, fitting or fabricating.
• Ability to effectively manage workshop staff.
• Poses the ability to problem solves and finds solutions.
• Confident and ambitious with the ability quickly build rapport.
• Excellent communication and numerical skills.

Candidates without the mentioned experience will not be considered for this position. Please read the specification carefully to avoid disappointment.
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