Workshop Supervisor (WF)

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Ref: 25672
Location: West Yorkshire
Sector: Engineering & Manufacturing

Job description

Workshop Supervisor
Forklift Trucks and Materials Handling Equipment
Dewsbury
£26,000pa-£29,000pa + overtime + benefits

The client is a national supplier of forklift trucks and associated materials handling equipment and has multiple depots across the UK.
As a result of the previous incumbent being promoted a superb opportunity has arisen for an experienced forklift engineer/senior engineer to move into a workshop supervisors position.
As a workshop supervisor you will be responsible for assisting the workshop manager in the day to day running of a busy forklift truck repair workshop.
Your main duties will include:
Providing hands on supervision to ensure that clean, safe and defect free forklift trucks are available in line with company policies
Delegating jobs to workshop engineers
Assisting less experienced colleagues in the service and repair of mechanical and electrical forklift trucks
Ensuring that staff, systems and resources are maximised in order to meet department targets
Implementing and monitoring activity KPIs
Carrying out staff appraisals
The successful workshop engineer will have previous experience in the service and repair of mechanical and electrical off highway equipment.
Experience on the following will be of interest; construction plant, powered access or agricultural machinery and those with specific forklift experience will be at a distinct advantage.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an existing forklift engineer to take their first step towards a managerial position.
A base salary of up to £29,000pa is available, dependent on experience + overtime + excellent additional benefits.