Area Workshop Manager

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.
Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Dates that interviews will take place
w/c 9th March 2020
Salary to be Advertised
£48,000 per annum plus annual bonus, company car and additional benefits
Summary of vacancy

Are you an experienced Workshop Manager? You can help create a greener UK.

Whatever part you play at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK, you’ll be doing something amazing. We need people in all kinds of roles to help us solve tomorrow’s challenges. By joining us, you’ll be contributing to a business that’s working for the planet’s future – one that’s not afraid to innovate and introduce new solutions. In return for your hard work, we’ll give you a fulfilling career within a supportive team. Here, you’ll be free to be yourself and develop in your way.


About the role

What will I be doing?

  • You will be tasked with managing the maintenance of all fleet assets across multiple sites in the Manchester region, and ensuring that fully compliant vehicles are provided to the operations in a timely manner.
  • You will be responsible for each workshop resource and budgetary targets, with overall responsibility for the health and safety of the employees within the workshop.
  • You will compile monthly reports on workshop activities and manage all employee related matters.
  • You will promote best practice across your remit and ensure that all SUEZ recycling and recovery UK procedures are always being adhered to.

What are the requirements?

  • Previous experience of managing multi-site maintenance facilities.
  • Higher National Certificate (HNC) approved apprenticeship in vehicle engineering or equivalent.
  • Health and safety qualification, Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) or higher.
  • Management qualification.
  • Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) road haulage operations.
  • To be conversant with the (Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) guide to maintaining roadworthiness.
  • Display product knowledge of refuse collection vehicles and systems.
  • Have significant industry knowledge.
  • Knowledge of all aspects of vehicle compliance criteria.
  • To be conversant with the principles of fleet management systems.
  • Financial awareness.
  • Health and safety.
  • Knowledge and experience of Lean, 5s methodology.

You will have excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to manage and motivate a team. Be computer literate, with excellent planning, organisational and communications skills.

You will act in an honest, responsible and respectful manner with a professional conduct. Ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of employees, customers and other personnel is prioritised as well as complying in all circumstances with the laws and regulations connected with your activities.

Who we are

SUEZ recycling and recovery UK is a forward-thinking company recognised as one of the top places in the UK to work. We are proud of the fantastic opportunities for personal growth and development we offer our people. As we continue to develop and grow, you can play an important part in the essential work we are doing to make businesses and communities more sustainable.

Working at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK is not like most jobs – it means striving to secure our planet’s resources and being part of the resource revolution. By joining us, you will help to safeguard the environment and the public through essential waste and water management services, contribute to the sustainable development of communities, businesses and regions, and promote the emerging low-carbon circular economy.

With a raft of benefits, family-friendly policies and excellent remuneration packages, there’s never been a better time to join SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. A friendly and supportive place that you will love to work in, we believe creativity, clear communication and our drive for excellence are the keys to our success. If you share our thinking – and have the qualities we’re looking for – you could play a big part in our dedicated team.

*No agencies please*

Closing Date
This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.