Our client is one of the largest transport services organisations in Europe, employing some 54,500 people and delivering more than 1.5 billion passenger journeys across 12 European countries every year. They operate an extensive range of services including buses, trains, health and social transport services, airport related transport services, commuter coaches and water buses. They also engage in bus and coach distribution and are looking to recruit a Workshop Manager to join their site in Ashington.
Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the key duties include:
Managing and motivating a team of technical staff to ensure that Company standards are adhered to in all aspects of the engineering facility, this includes vehicle safety maintenance, inspection, plant and equipment, stores, health and safety, work quality, vehicle cleanliness and environmental responsibilities
Adherence to the programming/preparation of vehicles to VOSA Test Standards.
Achievement of engineering KPIs/budgets. Programming and overseeing preventative maintenance.
All vehicle records being maintained to the Department of Transport and Arriva Standards
Compliance and adherence to Group and Company standards with regards to Health and Safety and quality engineering systems
Ability to manage ever changing priorities and working to tight deadlines.
You will possess a high level of communication skills, and be an experienced and effective manager.
Fleet management experience is preferable as is recognition by the Engineering Council and a member of the Institute of Road Transport Engineers.
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