Workshop Foreman - Up to £38.9k - Buntingford, Herdfordshire

Workshop Foreman - Up to £38.9k - Buntingford, Herdfordshire

Job Title: Workshop Foreman - Up to £38.9k - Buntingford, Herdfordshire
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Buntingford, Hertfordshire
Salary: £35000 - £38937.00 per annum + Full package on offer
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH10962_1502207934
Contact Name: Chris Jones
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 08, 2017 16:58

Job Description

JOB TITLE Workshop Foreman - Buntingford, Hertfordshire - Up to £38, 937 a year
LOCATION Buntingford, Hertfordshire
SALARY Up to £38, 937 a year plus benefits

Our client is one of the UK's leading Waste Management Specialists, with a firm foothold across the whole of Europe and beyond. They pride themselves on their passion and continuous focus on recycling and replenishing the earth's valuable resources.

Our client's requirements

With an impressive portfolio of Municipal Waste Contracts under their belts an exciting opportunity has arisen in the Hertfordshire to join the LGV Depot and provide effect supervision of the Workshop and staff. You will be ensuring all vehicle servicing and repairs are carried out in an economically and timely manner and at the same time are fully compliant in line with the relevant legislation. This role creates both a challenging and exciting opportunity for you to really make your mark and help influence the business moving forward.

Key responsibilities will include

  • Legal compliance of operating assets, including Yellow Plant.
  • To ensure that all labour and parts involved in any repair are incorporated on the Job Cards so that an effective level of cost control is maintained.
  • Ensuring that all paperwork regarding the servicing and repair of vehicles conforms to 'O' Licence requirements.
  • Maintain the Workshop servicing planner which incorporates the weekly servicing programmes for each vehicle and the accurate completion of job cards.
  • To lead, manage and develop the Workshops team to maximise innovation and a 'can do' culture
  • To support the Engineering Services Manager in achieving and maintaining full compliance with the companies ia Fleet Management data record systems and processes.
  • Monitor repair functions of the Workshops and other external maintenance providers to ensure accurate, timely cost and data capture.
  • To monitor the Workshops and ensure best practice initiatives are maintained.
  • Complete reports and achieve set KPI's set by the Engineering Services Manager.
  • Attend meetings as instructed by the Engineering Services Manager

Your past experience and knowledge will include

  • City & Guilds, HNC or ONC.
  • Strong & proven background in Workshop Supervision.
  • Good standards of administration
  • Good communication & negotiating skills.
  • In depth knowledge of a wide range of vehicles, application and plant.
  • Robust knowledge of electrical and mechanical engineering, pneumatic and hydraulic systems.
  • Ability to work to strict time control constraints.
  • CPC
  • IT skills and experienced with electronic diagnostic systems.

What they can offer you in return

Not only does this present you with a first-class opportunity to join on of the UK's most highly regarded Waste Specialist but you will be rewarded with a competitive salary and benefits package in line with a position of this seniority. For a confidential discussion and further details please forward your CV to Chris Jones at or call 02392 288214.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK.