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Vehicle Fleet Maintenance Manager

  • Job added:   17 November 2018
  • Salary:   £37000 - £40000/annum outstanding bens
  • Location:   Leeds
  • County:   West Yorkshire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   209030312
  • Company:   CV-Library
We are currently recruiting for a night shift manager to run a shift of fleet controllers on behalf of our client, a respected commercial vehicle hire organisation, who are experiencing a sustained period of growth following continued major contract wins.

The role:

* Lead a team of commercial vehicle fleet controllers on a day-to-day basis
* The team manage all vehicle repair and maintenance work carried out on fleets of commercial vehicles
* They ensure that all repair work is carried out correctly, within the expected timescale, and at the agreed cost, challenging and chasing external suppliers where necessary to achieve this
* You will coach and mentor your team to drive high standards of accuracy and efficiency in their work
* You will be the main point of escalation during this night-shift operation so good experience in the HGV maintenance industry is necessary so that you can make the correct decisions if issues occur.
* You will also manage the development of your direct reports, holding regular review meetings with them and working on development plans as necessary
* Delivering a hand-over to the day-shift operations manager each morning, highlighting any areas that require attention

To succeed in this position, you will:

* Have a high level of attention to detail
* Enjoy working in a busy environment where every day brings different situations to deal with
* Be from a commercial vehicle technician background originally with good knowledge of heavy vehicles repair and maintenance requirements, or have developed this knowledge from within a service advisor or workshop controller type role
* Have good knowledge of average job timings and costs for standard commercial vehicle maintenance and repair jobs
* Be happy to question and challenge external suppliers to ensure the best service is received
* Be computer literate and able to work with various reports and management information on a company database system and Microsoft excel
* Enjoy working in a busy environment where every day brings different situations to deal with
* Have team leader or management-level experience from within the commercial vehicle industry

The Business:

* A well-established commercial vehicle leasing organisation
* Have a strong track record of retaining their client base year after year after year
* Are truly committed to delivering the best level of service and are agile enough to change processes to do this
* Offers a great benefits package including, company contributory pension scheme, holidays that rise with service, a high level of life assurance, good sick pay and family leave, childcare vouchers, regular social events funded by the company and free on-site parking.

Interviews are to be held shortly, and suitable candidates will be contacted within 24 hours of application.

To apply for the role, please send your CV and salary details to Expion Search & Selection using the ‘Apply Now’ button. If you would like to have a confidential discussion on the role, you can contact the Consultant, Francesca Loughrey

Please note, we endeavour to make sure you will receive an email indicating if you have been successful or not within 1 to 2 weeks.

Expion: Our Automotive recruitment brand is run by consultants with long-term experience of working solely within the commercial vehicle maintenance sector. We have well established relationships with many of the UK’s largest and most well-respected employers in the field, placing vehicle technicians, workshop foremen, workshop controllers and supervisors, workshop managers and senior operations staff into their workshop and regional based vacancies across the UK

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