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Workshop Manager

Venatu Recruitment Group are working with a company based in Hayes

  • Location: Hayes
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing: 27 October 2018
  • Ref: 900012


  • Prioritise repairs in line with business demands
  • Minimise trailer downtime
  • Ensure all inspections, services and repairs are carried out to a high maintenance standard
  • Manage all workshop systems and processes as required.
  • Encourage good workshop practices to ensure a safe, tidy, hazard-free working environment and ensure compliance with policy, procedures and legislation.
  • Maintain adequate staffing levels by control of holiday requests and workshop loading.
  • Control overtime working in line with maintenance requirements.
  • Ensure all staff members wear/use the correct PPE at all times
  • Adhere to Company Health & Safety policies and procedures at all times and notify the Branch Manager regarding any Health & Safety concerns
  • Undertake all required training as deemed necessary by the company


  • Previous experience of workshop management or supervisory experience required
  • Must be “Time Served” technician or possess relevant qualifications & experience in trailer repairs
  • Experience of managing a team is a distinct advantage
  • Self- motivated with a high level of enthusiasm and good communication skills
  • Good organisation skills and attention to detail with ability to prioritise workloads and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Analytical and numerical approach to interpreting data is an advantage
  • Computer Literate
  • Proven admin skills
  • Full Driving licence required


  • Excellent communicator at all levels
  • Good understanding of Health & Safety requirements
  • Sound knowledge of the HGV environment in a previous supervisory/ management role
  • Workshop management / supervisory experience
  • IT literate
  • Able to provide coaching, training and development


  • 25 days holiday + stats
  • Private Pension
  • Health care plans
  • Negotiable salary

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