Workshop Operative

Job Title: Workshop Operative
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Erith
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-03-25 00:00:00
Reference: SPD/TP/287987/8801
Contact Name: Jeanne Woodford
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 25, 2019 14:25

Job Description

We may have started small but we’ve always had big ideas. Since Speedy was established in 1977 we’ve grown into the UK’s leading hire business. Along the way we’ve won countless awards for innovation, safety and our commitment to training to name but a few. Our people are the heart of our business and it’s their commitment and professionalism that makes us the biggest and the best in the industry.

We deal with thousands of customers every year, providing them with a first class service and helping ensure they can successfully deliver their projects. That’s where you come in.

Package description

Competitive salary plus pension, 21 days holiday rising to 26 days after 1 years plus bank holidays, up to 10% Bonus, Life Assurance and our fantastic salary extras scheme that offers cycle to work, child care vouchers and various other fantastic benefits along with our great staff discounts.

Main responsibilities

As a Workshop Operative you will be vital to the depot operation ensuring that it runs as smooth as silk! You will play a key role in the customer journey and will make sure that they are at the heart of everything we do, ensuring that right kit goes to the right customer, at the right place, at the right time. You'll need to work as part of the depot team in ensure that the depot is kept clean, tidy and safe and ensure our customers and people are in a safe working environment. 

At Speedy we have lots of fun, we have strong teams and great working relationships and we want you to be part of this fantastic story.


Ideal candidate

Workshop operatives within Speedy have;

  • A great personality
  • A strong customer focus
  • An ability to adapt to new situations and think on your feet
  • A great work ethic
  • A desire to learn and expand product knowledge

And if you already have a fork lift licence...fantastic, if not don't worry we'll get you one!

If we sound right for you then please apply now.


About the company

Speedy are the leading provider of hire products and supporting services to the construction, industrial and infrastructure sectors. We have a network of over 200 depots across the UK and Ireland, and over 3000 people who offer a nationwide service and look after the largest hire fleet in the market.

We also lead in health, safety and sustainability.  We are the safest hire provider, based on accident and industry rates, and have the lowest carbon footprint in the industry.  Our hire fleet also includes an increasing range of green option products, helping our customers improve their energy efficiency and reduce their environmental impact.

Our vision is to become the best in our sector to do business with and the best to work for!