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Fleet Engineer, Hemel Hempstead, Martin Brower Uk And Ireland

Published 2022-08-07
Expires 2022-09-07
ID #1118057899
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Fleet Engineer, Hemel Hempstead, Martin Brower Uk And Ireland
United Kingdom, Hertfordshire, Hemel Hempstead,
Published August 7, 2022

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Per annum
Occupation: Fleet engineer


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We are recruiting for a Fleet Engineer to join our distribution centre based in Hemel Hempstead Excellent benefits package - Pension, free meal on site on every shift, Benefits package around wellbeing, financial support, GP Helpline, discount on high street brands. 25 days holiday plus bank holidays. Shift working pattern, flexibility offered. Loyalty bonus payments , uniform provided and steel toe capped boots. Competitive salary of around £48,000 per annum. Key Responsibilities of the role Manage and co-ordinate the DC’s Fleet activities. Develop and implement strategies to provide a level of service to the DC that meets or surpasses expectation. To ensure that the Coventry LGV fleet is maintained to the correct standard. To meet the daily needs of the distribution centre. Ensure the fleet meets compliance with all statutory and legislative requirements whilst balancing the business needs against the cost to meet budgets and delivery schedules. To keep all maintenance costs within budget. Put into place progressive initiatives to improve cost, efficiency and safety. Primary Responsibilities: Ensure the provision of a comprehensive Fleet Management service to Site Management, which is in line with central established policies. Management of contractors, ensuring work quality and cost effectiveness to meet the requirements of the operation. To assist the Distribution Manager with the formulation of annual budgets. To keep aware of industry standards and new design developments, making recommendations for efficiency and cost improvements. Influence and coach depot personnel to improved fleet efficiency. The control of all maintenance and repair procedures and practices covering commercial vehicles. Maintenance of all Health and Safety policies covering the use of equipment. Advising and auditing Site Control procedures for the safe and legal operation of commercial vehicles. To advise and support sites in the actions required to complete accident repairs to meet the requirements of insurers. Ensuring full compliance of our O license. Scheduling of all equipment for service or repairs. Ensuring that the daily availability of equipment meets the operational needs. Control of all maintenance invoices. Raising and control of purchase orders. Communication with suppliers to minimise equipment downtime. Carrying out minor defect repairs. Checking and agreeing defects. Questioning and challenging suppliers over repair times and cost. Cost centre budget control. Supplier meetings. Monitoring compliance of Health & Safety by supplier’s staff when on site. Maintain vehicle history files and ensure compliance with legislation. Provide statistical analysis of cost to the transport manager to assist with cost reduction Other projects or duties as assigned. Required Skills and Experience: Previous experience within a fleet supervisory/management position HND or City & Guilds in Mechanical Engineering (Essential) Awareness of all current and pending industry legislation and developments (Essential) Calm under pressure, with good activity planning and organisational skills Strong H&S awareness with a passion to improve performance in this area Track record of keeping to service and cost commitments. Innovative approach, forward thinking, able to think ‘outside the box’ and generate new opportunities for improvement. A team player and team builder Strong attention to detail Ability to set and deliver against challenging performance targets and budgets Experience of unionised environments A flexible approach to working hours; to meet the needs of the business Previous experience in HGV mechanical maintenance Experience in contract negotiation This position must pass a post-offer background and drug test. Preferred Skills and Experience: HGV class 1 licence (Desirable) Experience of Microsoft packages – Intermediate Level (Desirable)

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    Registered on October 7, 2017

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    Hemel Hempstead is a historic town, later developed as a new town, in Hertfordshire, England. Located 24 miles (39 km) northwest of London, it is part of the Greater London Urban Area. The population according to the 2001 Census was 81,143, and at the 2011 census was 97,500. Developed after the Second World War as a new town, it has existed as a settlement since the 8th century and was granted its town charter by King Henry VIII in 1539. It is part of the district (and borough since 1984) of Dacorum and the Hemel Hempstead constituency. Nearby towns are Watford, St Albans, Hatfield and Berkhamsted.

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