Depot Manager - UK Forks

  • Vacancy Title
  • Depot Manager - UK Forks
  • Company
  • Vp plc
  • Division
  • UK Forks
  • Location
  • Exeter
  • Closing Date
  • 22/07/2022
  • Job Description
  • We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Depot Manager to oversee all workshop operations and machine hire preparations at our Exeter premises. Overseeing an excellent team of depot and field engineers, HGV driver and an apprentice you will ensure the depot supplies high quality, on-time telehandler and rotational machine deliveries to our customer base in the south west.

    What You Will be Doing

    Using your engineering and man management skills alongside excellent multi-tasking experience you will handle all central hire requests to meet delivery timescales whilst at the same time scheduling in all repairs, heavy maintenance and scheduled fleet servicing using your depot engineering team.

    A keen eye and good attention to detail is vital to ensure machines meet specification and all of our quality standards. Management of site spare parts stocks is critical so that repairs are not delayed and overall control of the depot fleet is vital so that all challenges have a solution.

    Do You Have What it Takes?

    You will come from a hands on engineering background, preferably on heavy plant or agricultural equipment, and will be able to demonstrate your excellent man-management and customer interaction experience, skills and techniques. We operate a growing telehandler rental fleet supplying a broad base of customers and you will be the type of person who enjoys operating in a lively, quick paced environment.

    Your administration skills will match your engineering talent to ensure all of our back office systems and processes are followed and updated with machine repairs and availability.

    A little bit about us

    UK Forks is a division of Vp plc and is the largest dedicated telescopic telehandler and rotational machine specialist in the country. Operating from six depots nationally we support our customer base by supplying high quality material handling equipment into housebuilding, construction, rail and infrastructure projects. UK Forks has exciting growth plans, delivers excellent customer service and is a great place to work!