Workshop Manager

  • Ref: 917984
  • Location: Northampton
  • Sector: Materials Handling
  • Contract: Permanent

Job Description

Workshop Manager
Forklift Trucks and Materials Handling Equipment
£40,000pa-£45,000pa + extensive benefits

The company is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of industrial vehicles and is widely regarded as a genuine market leader in its field. It has won numerous awards for continually bringing innovative new products to market and for fostering an atmosphere of support and development for its staff.
As a result of an internal promotion an excellent opportunity has arisen for a workshop manager to join the team at its depot in Northampton.
As the workshop manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the day to day running of a busy repair and refurbishment workshop.

Your main duties will include:
•Managing a team of workshop engineers
•Conducting technical training, staff appraisals and recruitment
•Overseeing the repair, refurbishment and PDI sections of the workshop
•Implement and monitor activity and financial KPI’s
•Controlling maintenance expenditure
•Ensuring the highest standards of health and safety are adhered to

The successful workshop manager will have a technical background in MHE or related equipment such as; construction plant, powered access, agricultural machinery, municipal vehicles or specialist military vehicles or plant.
You will also have previous experience of leading a team of engineers.

You will receive a basic salary of up to £45,000pa dependent on experience + extensive additional benefits to include; gym and retail discounts, cycle to work scheme and access to the employee welfare scheme which includes a confidential telephone/Skype doctors and counselling service.

Please contact James Elliott at or call James on 0191 469 2409


  • Holidays: 23+ stats
  • Car: Ford Ranger
  • Bonus: 1-2%
  • Health: yes
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