Workshop Chargehand

Job Title: Workshop Chargehand
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Urmston, Greater Manchester
Salary: Competitive Salary
Reference: 959136_1565605319
Contact Name: Megan Hill
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 12, 2019 11:22

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Workshop Chargehand to work on a permanent night shift basis for our client, a market leading national vehicle fleet management company SHB Hire. This position will be based at their Manchester depot.

This position could be to work either days or nights.

Night shift Monday - Thursday (4 night week)

If your currently a Chargehand or a fully qualified experienced Vehicle Technician looking to progress then this could be the right role for you.

To manage and maintain efficient and cost effective repairs to the SHB fleet of vehicles ensuring that the equipment is maintained to a first class standard and in line with company policy.

Key Tasks

To stand in for Workshop Controller / Foreperson when they are not available
To carry out quality checks of the technicians work to enable good standard repairs are maintained at all times
To assist with Training and development of the apprentice's including checking and sign off their work
To assist technicians with problem repairs and provide technical advice where necessary
Carry out vehicle inspections and repairs to VOSA standards and in line with Company procedures
Perform preventative and proactive maintenance in line with manufacturers and company policy ensuring equipment is compliant with all aspects of safety and legal legislation in a cost effective manner.
Demonstrate good diagnosis skills
Produce good productivity levels in line with IMIE repair times
Comply with Depot specific health and safety rules and regulations and ensure the correct PPE is worn/used throughout and report any failings through the reporting procedure
Ensure all paperwork is completed correctly, legible and handed in on time.
Conduct themselves in a professional manner both at SHB depots and while driving treating members of the public with courtesy at all times.
Highlight any shortfalls or issues relating to safety or maintenance immediately to the appropriate SHB manager.
Maintain a clean and tidy work area and ensure all tooling and specialist equipment is checked, tested and compliant in line with company policy.
Maintain sufficient security measures to prevent theft of company/personal property during and after normal working hours.
Essential Key skills

Demonstrate good management & people skills
Hold recognised time served training certification within the motor industry or similar engineering back ground and demonstrate minimum of 10 years working in the industry after apprenticeship/training completion.
Hold a valid UK HGV Driving license to a minimum of Category B
Have a good understanding of transport & HSE legislation.
A good standard of both written and spoken English.
Ability to work well under pressure.
Ability to work well as part of a team and also under your own initiative when required.
Be a well organised individual with excellent time management.
Demonstrate a desire for self improvement and enthusiasm to learn new skills including attending training courses both in house and external

For further details, please contact Meg Hill on - 01453 852568

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