Commercial Mechanical Workshop Manager
Mechanical Engineer Information
1.To ensure daily workshop functions operate in an effective, flexible, customer focused manner and comply fully with SLA and contract requirements. These include the vehicle workshop, which carries out planned and reactive maintenance for all 450 vehicles in the corporate fleet and 200 vehicles from external customers; and the plant workshop, which provides planned and reactive maintenance for 1000 items of plant.
2.To provide complete budgetary control for all workshop services and bases.
3.Ensure that high levels of productivity are achieved leading to effective use of resources to minimise vehicle downtime and achievement of programmed work schedules. To monitor and control staff performance addressing disciplinary and sickness issues in line with corporate guidelines.
4.To cost effectively plan maintenance operations to meet departmental financial targets and ensure timely, accurate and prescribed data is provided to customers.
5.To actively seek commercial opportunities to create and develop income potential. Prepare business plans for the Workshop to develop the Workshop business. Participate in procurement bids and pricing strategies.
6.To ensure Health and Safety requirements are controlled and monitored at all times.
7.To be the Designated Manager for the VOSA MOT testing station, taking responsibility for testing the roadworthy condition of the entire fleet of licensed taxis within the city and ensuring VOSA and Taxi Licensing requirements are fulfilled and monitored for legal compliance relating to Operators licence and MOT testing.
8To develop technical expertise in all aspects of fleet maintenance and repair through continuous improvement. To provide technical advice to service officers, the Fleet Manager and the Integrated Transport Manager.
9.To liaise with external and internal customers at all levels to provide feedback on service and update Key Performance Indicators.
10.To ensure staff training reviews and programmes are carried out in line with service needs and staff development requirements.
11.To generate reports and statistics requested by the Head of Commercial & Transport Services and Integrated Transport Manager.
12. To provide support for the Integrated Transport Manager
13.To liaise with external contractors and suppliers, monitoring cost, performance and quality of services provided, including accident and insurance repairs.
14.To control systems and documentation to meet quality and environmental accreditation.
15.To attend training initiatives, shows, meetings and seminars as required. Lead on related matters as requested.
16.Be available for emergency call out situations departmentally and corporately.