Workshop Manager

Foulger Transport have a vacancy for a Workshop Manager to take over the responsibility for the vehicle workshop including servicing, MOT prep, recovery service and budget management.

Foulger Transport are a Norwich based Haulage company based next to the Snetterton Racetrack.

Role and Responsibilities of the Workshop Manager:

  • Manage business equipment for the safety of staff and customers including but not limited to calibration of equipment, etc
  •  Extensive knowledge including vehicle and industry legislation and well trained on the HGV inspection/testers manual including of outsourcing vehicle servicing and maintenance where required.
  • Forecast industry changes and react where required whilst implementing correct course of actions
  • Reviewing workshop and recovery performance and ensuring delivery of key financial targets
  • Development of the existing staff including talent mapping, motivating and personal development
  • Provide cover in exceptional circumstances in the department
  • Further improve and develop the vehicle workshop systems
  • Undertaking review of staffing levels and initiating the recruitment and performance management process
  • Provide Weekly and Monthly KPI Reports to the Senior Management team where required
  • Drive department changes where required to enhance and develop our infrastructure

Skills Required:

  • Heavy Automotive qualifications or accreditation’s
  • Full and comprehensive understanding of HVG mechanical and electrical systems
  • Excellent decision-making skills, a high level of initiative and able to prioritise problem solve
  • An excellent commercial understanding of vehicle costings and resource management
  • A good ability to learn new IT Platforms and operate proficiently across various software
  • Prior experience in a similar role is essential
  • The ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment
  • Works well under pressure and is still able to inspire and lead a team of fitters
  • The ability to work as part of an integral team
  • Excellent time keeping, flexibility and attendance is required

Salary £35,000 – £40,000, dependent on experience.

We offer all of our employee’s fantastic company benefits, including: 

  • Pension
  • Loyalty Awards (Recognises employees with 5, 10, 20, 30 and 40 years’ service).
  • Employee Benefits Platform (Includes a Cycle to work scheme, Childcare Vouchers and access to a range of offers and discounts).
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee and customer referral schemes

To Apply, please click here to fill out the application form.

For more information contact the recruitment team on recruitment@kinaxia.co.uk or call 01625 728027.