Assistant Depot Manager

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  • Boels Rental
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  • About the job

    Hi, my name is Francine and I am currently seeking an Assistant Depot Manager for our Boels Rental Exeter branch! Your role will involve the day to day running of your depot and the inspirational leadership of your team of staff. You will train, supervise and encourage your team, to process our customers’ enquiries and orders in a prompt and efficient manner. If this sounds like fun, then this vacancy could be right for you!


    Boels Pit Stop

    As an Assistant Depot Manager at our Exeter branch, your working hours will be Monday to Friday, 0730hrs to 1700hrs and you will be responsible for all operational and strategic matters at your depot. At the front of house, you will be managing the hire desk staff to ensure that customer enquiries are handled efficiently enabling maximum conversion into hire and sales transactions. At the back of house, you will be managing the workshop staff to ensure the fast and safe turnaround of equipment.


    Leading from the front, you will enable and encourage your team to adhere to the H&S and quality standards that both you and Boels have set. As a driven Assistant Depot Manager at our Exeter branch, you will always have you eye on the P&L revenues and targets to ensure that your depot performs at its peak ability. You will always be seeking new and resourceful ways to improve your depot’s efficiency and productivity. The customer is key to you! Although you will be focussed on retaining your existing customers, you will always have one eye on the competition and the new opportunities and revenue that you can acquire.


    Finally, you will accurately complete the necessary weekly, monthly or quarterly administration required for the Exeter depot.


    The orange team

    The orange team in Exeter to which you can belong consists of several enthusiastic colleagues in different disciplines. You will typically lead and manage the hire controllers, service engineers and drivers to ensure that your customers receive their orders at the right time and at the right location. This depot is conveniently located South of Exeter, right by the M5 / A30 and is close to the Marsh Barton and Alphington neighbourhoods. Want to know more about Boels? Check out our story  here.


    Come join the Boels family

    “A proven ability to lead and inspire your team!” “A top understanding of the plant/tool hire or construction/civils industries!”: It's you, so you fit into our orange team. To also become the best at Boels as an Assistant Depot Manager, you have to:


    • Evidence a minimum of 3 years team leadership and assistant depot management experience OR be an existing successful Hire Controller seeking a promotion.
    • Be goal and results driven, with a focus on both enhancing the customer experience and maximising revenue.
    • Be commercially astute and able to plan logically and strategically
    • Be organised and able to keep the administration of your depot in a ship-shape manner.
    • Possess a full, car Driving Licence (essential)


    You get a lot of Boels

    If you come to work with Boels Rental as an Assistant Depot Manager, then you do that for a good reason. We will value your skills and that is why you can expect from us:


    • A salary that suits you and the job
    • 25 leave days per year PLUS official bank holidays
    • Boels Rental invests in your development to keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date
    • With us you can stay fit by taking advantage of the Bike To Work scheme.



    Is the job of Assistant Depot Manager in Exeter a bullseye? Upload your CV now. Do you still have some specific questions? I am happy to answer them via WhatsApp on 0031 639 111 121. Will I hear from you soon?