Yard Foreman – Huntingdon

Jobs-November 29, 2022

Job Function: Responsible for the day to day running of the workshop/stores function, providing, optimum availability of assets, ensuring required standards are achieved.

Reporting to: Depot Manager.

Liaising with: Yard Foreman, Operatives, Painter, Customer Support Engineers, Valeter’s.

The ideal candidate who will have a proven track record in managing a warehouse/yard in a fast-paced environment and experience of effectively running a successful function.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervising the workshop staff, distributing work equitably and efficiently to ensure product availability KPI is achieved.
  • Ensuring preventative maintenance is carried out as per the manufacturer’s guidelines and in a cost-effective manner.
  • Ensuring all major repairs are identified, parts ordered and carried out in a timely manner.
  • Carry out tasks which would normally be assigned to workshop staff as necessary to ensure required availability is achieved.
  • Supporting and advising staff on any aspect of their work they are unsure of.
  • Ensuring company compliance of all workshop/yard policies, legislations and procedures as well as taking responsibility for health and safety issues of the workshop/yard.
  • Ensuring all assets returned from hire are fully inspected, damages recorded, appropriately notified to the relevant department, and costed in a timely manner.
  • Identify and reporting any training requirements in order to operate efficiently, effectively, safely, and professionally.
  • Carrying out regular staff 1 -2 – 1 as required.
  • Guaranteeing optimum availability of spares and consumables and stocking programme, whilst ensuring all parts are correctly assets and FSE’s.
  • Ensuring housekeeping is well maintained including excellent external presentation of our branch.
  • Maintain accurate administrative records.
  • Follow company’s Employee handbook policies and procedures.
  • Any other duties requested by your manager.

Requirements:

  • Previous experience of running a workshop/stores function, with a proven track record of managing a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent leadership, communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of the products/industry would be an advantage.
  • Full driving licence.