Reference : 567999

Tool Hire Area Workshop Manager / Fitter

  • Distribution Operations
  • United Kingdom
    Ipswich
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 05/03/2019

Additional description

Tool Hire Area Workshop Manager - Jewson Builders Merchants - Martlesham

The Jewson Tool Hire team supply our customers with anything from Cement Mixers to Landscaping Equipment to Diggers, Jewson have it all.

Jewson are apart of Saint-Gobain -Winners of ‘TOP EMPLOYER UK AND GLOBAL 2017 and 2018’. Which means that we look after our people and empower them to be the best they can be for the business and our customers!

What will I be doing in the role?

  • Working closely with both the regional and branch manager you will be responsible for the efficient running of the Tool Hire workshop through managing the Tool Hire assistants.
  • You will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the workshop ensuring standards and costs are controlled whilst liaising with the local branches and the workshop vehicles movements.
  • Working with our other workshop teams, you will be responsible for the sourcing of spare parts and maintenance scheduling for our larger plant around the area, working effectively and within budget.
  • You will take pride in developing your tool hire colleagues and keeping your product knowledge up to date.

Am I who you are looking for?

First and foremost we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; we innovate, we collaborate, we’re agile, we act with entrepreneurial spirit, and we’re supportive of and close to our customers. Does this sound like you?

For the Tool Hire Area Workshop Manager specifically it is important that you have:

  • Experience of people management and getting the best out of a team
  • Specialist product knowledge so an interest in DIY, renovations or other relevant hobbies would be great.
  • Have a good understanding of health & safety and electrical and petrol/diesel products
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Health & Safety regulations
  • Have a full driving license as driving is required and experience of towing would be desirable.

We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 31 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Genuine career progression opportunities with Saint Gobain's 32+ brands.
  • Flexible Holiday buy-sell scheme (allowing up to 3 days holiday to be bought or sold).
  • As a Jewson employee, you are automatically covered by the Saint-Gobain Life Assurance Scheme.
  • Staff discounts on high street and leisure activities and various other benefits.

So are you up for handling the ultimate, frontline responsibility for a business and its goals? Could you help sustain a class reputation? If so we have the following opportunities to help support the continuation of our Tool Hire expansion programme.

Saint-Gobain encourage and welcome diverse applications AND ARE COMMITTED TO SUCCESS THROUGH OUR DIVERSE COLLEAGUE COMMUNITY. We’re committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of ethnicity, colour, race, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, neurodiversity, taste in music, fashion sense or any other characteristic that makes you unique. If you have a disability or special need that requires support or adjustments to working or interview arrangements, please let us know.

On occasion we need to close advertisements earlier than expected, we therefore strongly encourage you to make your application promptly to avoid disappointment.

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