HGV Workshop Foreman

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HGV Workshop Foreman required in Longtown, Cumbria

Cumbria Truck Centre are looking for a motivated and experienced HGV Workshop Foreman to supervise, control and motivate technicians. This will involve working within shifts/teams in order to maximise available man-hours and to assist as appropriate with diagnostic/product support. Your time will be split between working in and out of the workshop as a technician, and you will be required to demonstrate excellent leadership skills to our apprentices and other members of our ever-growing team.

Main duties include:

  • To carry out quality checks of the technicians' work to enable good standard repairs are maintained at all times.
  • To assist with Training and development of the apprentices including checking and sign off their work.
  • To assist technicians with problem repairs and provide technical advice where necessary.
  • Carry out vehicle inspections and repairs to VOSA standards and in line with Company procedures.
  • Perform preventative and proactive maintenance in line with manufacturers and company policy ensuring equipment is compliant with all aspects of safety and legal legislation in a cost effective manner. Ensuring a "right first time" approach is applied.
  • Demonstrate good diagnostic skills.
  • Produce good productivity levels in line with IMIE repair times.
  • Conduct themselves in a professional manner both at CTC and whilst driving, treating members of the public with courtesy at all times.
  • Maintain a clean and tidy work area and ensure all tooling and specialist equipment is checked, tested and compliant in line with company policy.
  • Completion of all specific company and official paperwork.
  • Maintain sufficient security measures to prevent theft of company/personal property during and after normal working hours.

In this role you will be working in a clean and dry workshop using modern equipment. You will be apprentice trained and qualified as a HGV Technician to City & Guilds or NVQ Level 2 / 3 and equivalent with proven industry experience.

Key Skills:

  • Demonstrate good management & people skills.
  • Be a confident individual and be a able to give technical advice and support.
  • Hold recognised time served training certification within the motor industry or similar engineering back ground and demonstrate minimum of 10 years working in the industry after apprenticeship/training completion.
  • Have a good understanding of transport & HSE legislation.
  • A good standard of both written and spoken English.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Ability to work well as part of a team and also under your own initiative when required.
  • Be a well organised individual with excellent time management.
  • Demonstrate a desire for self-improvement and enthusiasm to learn new skills including attending training courses both in house and external.
  • Demonstrate an understanding for warranty processes.

You will require a full driving license and ideally hold a Class I or Class 2 licence. Your working hours will be based on a 42.5 hour week, working permanent days on alternate shifts (early and late). Saturday mornings are based on a rota and overtime will be available along with out of hours call out. In return you will receive a competitive salary, contributory pension, attractive holiday allowance, child care voucher scheme, discount on parts and vehicles etc. If you are interested in applying, please complete the online application form below or if you would like to discuss the role contact Frank Turner on 01228 794800.

How To Apply

Please download and complete an Application Form below and email it to hr@warmstrong.co.uk.
Alternatively you can post it to the address below:

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Karen Bell, Payroll Manager,
Wm Armstrong Group,
Townfoot,
Longtown,
Carlisle CA6 5LY

Wm Armstrong Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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