Workshop Foreman

Aberdeen, AB12 3LH
Permanent
17/05/2018
 

Workshop Foreman

£28,750 to £37,750 plus Branch Incentive Scheme

Day Shift & Back Shift Monday to Friday exact shifts to be confirmed

Due to our continued success as one of the country’s leading suppliers of heavy commercial vehicles we have an exciting opportunity for a Workshop Foreman.

Based at our Aberdeen Branch you will be responsible for overseeing the daily running of the workshop, booking in of work and prioritising the workload to meet customer needs,

At Scania we invest considerably in staff development and training and you can expect to receive comprehensive training to provide opportunities for career progression not only in the UK but throughout our Global organisation.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring there is a steady flow of work through the workshop.
  • Estimate both mechanical and body repairs to vehicles and trailers.
  • Liaise with external and internal customers to ensure work is authorised.
  • Liaise and negotiate with parts department to ensure parts availability and ensure service exchange and warranty parts procedures are adhered to.
  • Ensure customers’ service schedules, MOT and O Licence requirements are maintained, schedule, book and control MOT appointments.
  • Provide technical support to the workshop and external customers.
  • Monitor job cards and service documentation for completeness and accuracy.
  • Oversee all Health and Safety regulations and safe working practices are adhered to within the workshop.
  • Ensure the provision and ongoing condition of workshop tools and equipment, arranging purchase, repair and calibration.
  • Ensure a high standard of cleanliness and tidiness is maintained within the workshop in order to maintain the company image and a safe working environment.
  • Supervise workshop staff, including monitoring of timekeeping and productivity, authorising overtime, identifying training needs.
  • Ensure service/inspection documentation are correctly completed and customer defect procedures adhered to.
  • Assist in maintaining a daily flow of quality job cards to Service Administrator/Costing Clerk for costing/invoicing.
  • Check and issue sublet order numbers to specialist/external agents and to arrange/plan such works as required.
  • Work within credit account limits and obtain necessary authorisation.

Key requirements for the role:

  • LGV/HGV licence
  • Excellent customer service skills and the ability to build and manage relationships with customers
  • Awareness and understanding of health and safety requirements
  • Flexible approach to working hours
  • GCSE standard in Maths, English and at least one science subject
  • Supervisory experience
  • Ability to organise own workload and that of the team

Working for Scania is not just about the job. It’s about you too, and this is where the company goes the extra mile, and provides an industry leading employment package.

Excellent benefits package including Pension Scheme, Complementary Life Insurance, Financial Incentive Schemes, Childcare Vouchers, discounts on major retail outlets including groceries. For a full breakdown of benefits; please visit our website and follow the careers link.

At Scania we invest considerably in staff development and training and you can expect to receive comprehensive training to provide opportunities for career progression not only in the UK but throughout our Global organisation.

Scania is dedicated to delivering exceptional products and services to our customers and the successful candidate will reflect our core values; Customer FirstRespect for the Individual, Elimination of Waste, Determination, Team Spirit and Integrity in all we do.

If you feel you have the skills and expertise for this challenging role then please apply today.

Scania (Great Britain) Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

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