Workshop Supervisor - HGV Trailers




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Workshop Supervisor HGV Trailers

Goresbrook, Dagenham

Salary: £33,000 - £34,000 pa

The company:

Our client is a leader in the field of HGV Trailers and operates from more than 70 locations across the UK and Europe.  

They invest heavily in new modern technology and training of their people, so it offers the ideal environment to improve your skills and develop your technical knowledge.

They believe in investing in their people and promoting from within, and so provide a perfect environment where you can develop and progress your career.

The Role

I am looking for a Workshop Supervisor who has experience in HGV Trailers.

You will support the Work-Shop Manager in the day-to-day running of the workshop and its facilities, scheduling workloads, prioritising repairs, minimising trailer downtime, identifying the most economic repair methods and maximising productivity.
You will ensure all inspections, services and repairs are carried out in the workshop, on the roadside or at customer’s own premises to a high maintenance standard.

You will manage all workshop systems and processes as required, encourage good workshop practices to ensure a safe, tidy, hazard-free working environment and ensure compliance with the Company’s EHS policy, procedures and legislation.

You will support the Work Shop Manager maintaining adequate staffing levels by control of holiday requests, over-time and workshop loading.

You will help ensure all agreed Goals & Objectives are met or exceeded while providing high customer service levels.

You willbe a “Time Served” technician or possess City & Guilds 1,2 & 3 Certificates or equivalent qualifications & experience and have a technical background /experience in trailer repairs, who can demonstrate a customer / team centric mindset with a high level of professionalism.

If you have experience of supervising a team would be a distinct advantage – but it is not essential.

You will have experience of completing PMI or MOT preparation and periodic inspections on trailers, and have experience in: Welding, ABS/EBS diagnostic work, Curtain repair work, Electrical fault finding and repair, Brake work – able to reline and replace chambers/pads.

Hiring is subject to satisfactory background check

Salary is dependent on skills and experience

Requirements for Workshop Supervisor HGV Trailers: City and Guilds, NVQ level 3, time served, HGV Trailer Technician.

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