Depot Manager

  • Member
  • Smiths Hire
  • Location
  • Preston, Lancashire
  • Job Description
  • Wanted! A Dynamic Manager to take on the overall operations for our Preston depot

    Smiths Equipment Hire Ltd, winners of the HAE Award 2018, are the Northwest's Largest Independent Equipment Hire Company. Currently in a period of expansion across the business.

    As a business, we supply a variety customers with a range of specialist equipment. From plant machinery for large construction and industrial contracts, to domestic power tools for that DIY home improvement project.

    With 12 ‘Hire It Centres’ located across the region there is no job to big or too small!

    The role
    The role is busy and demanding and requires an individual with Managerial experience, we are looking for a candidate that is a well-rounded specialist, he/she will be a driving force behind the scenes, ensuring the depot is performing against all agreed targets/budgets, yet able and willing to step in when situation warrants it. Proactive, positive attitude is a must same as ability to work well with others.

    As a Depot Manager you should have;

    • A proven track record in management either in the Hire industry or associated industry
    • Capability to take ownership and responsibility.
    • Strong Sales experience
    • Experience of people management.
    • Excellent communication and organisational skills
    • Knowledge and experience of creating management reports, dealing with all aspects of P&L
    • PC literate and proactive with IT systems
    • A clear understanding of logistics, operations and sales
    • A Proven track record of providing the highest level of customer service
    • The ability to demonstrate commercial acumen
    • A full UK Driving Licence.

    Benefits of working for us include:
    Competitive salary, based on experience
    22 Days plus eight statutory holidays (30 days in total)
    Weekly pay (every Wednesday)
    A Company vehicle
    Additional Holiday after two, three and five years’ service
    Permanent employment
    Ongoing training
    Uniform
    Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme
    Discounted Personal Legal Services
    Bike to work scheme

    This is a full time position. Monday to Friday and rotational Saturday mornings

    If you have the know-how and experience we require, or you are seeking a position where you can train and up-skill on your current experience, we would like to hear from you!

    Please click the button to apply, alternatively contact our In-House Recruiter on recruitment@smithshire.com attaching your CV.