Workshop Team Leader

  • Vacancy Title
  • Workshop Team Leader
  • Company
  • Vp plc
  • Division
  • ESS Safeforce
  • Location
  • Newcastle Under Lyme
  • Closing Date
  • 20/10/2021
  • Job Description
  • ESS continue to be the UK’s leading nationwide business partner for Safety, Survey, Communications and Test & Measurement. Servicing clients large or small from our fully integrated locations throughout the UK, we have the largest and latest hire fleet comprising of the latest technology and product connectivity. Our highly trained, expert and experienced staff provide comprehensive project support and guidance, delivering insightful impacts and improved operational efficiencies across multiple sectors.

    We are currently looking to recruit a Workshop Team Leader to join the team in Newcastle Under Lyme. In this role you will lead a small team in the service centre ensuring all repairs, calibration and any technical enquiries are dealt with in a timely manner.

    We can be required to meet tight turnaround times, you will need to demonstrate a calm and efficient approach to the daily workloads ensuring your team are working to meet our service levels for our customers.

    As Workshop Team leader you will be responsible for rotating the hire fleet stock, ensuring spares are stored and managed correctly. Regular stock checks/ disposal of assets and keeping the team meeting the manufacturer standards on equipment repairs/servicing is also a key responsibility in this role.

    This is a great opportunity to operate in a supervisory role where you can encourage and develop your own team and see tangible results in the performance of your department area. If you are a team player who genuinely looks to work with colleagues and to also develop skills of your own and your team this would be a great time to join ESS .

    Knowledge & experience we are looking for :


    • Management/supervisory experience is desirable
    • Manufacturer training essential
    • Planning & organisational ability, problem solving and analytical skills
    • Ability to work as part of a team as well as Lead a team to effectively maximise workshop output.
    • Strong decision making skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills


    With an evolving proposition, that includes both short term tactical equipment rental to longer term, more embedded relationships, ESS Safeforce continues to be the industry’s preferred partner for truly effective solutions. This allows our customers, who often work in highly challenging environments, to focus on what they do best, safely, securely and effectively.