Location
York
Business Area
Plant & Tools
Advertising Salary
Competitive Salary
Hours Per Week
42.5
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Careers Site Advertising End Date
02 May 2024

About The Role

Are you an experienced Foreperson, Workshop Manager or Supervisor ready for your next career move to a Company that really values your contribution and can offer you award-winning training opportunities? People truly are at the heart of our business and we believe in empowering our colleagues to develop their skills, make decisions and take on new responsibilities.

Based in a local service centre on a day-day basis you will be required to manage the busy yard and team of yard operatives to ensure that all targets are achieved and customers are satisfied with the Service.

Working alongside colleagues, you will be a great team player and take pride in your workplace and working environment, making sure that high standards are maintained whilst complying with company procedures and processes. Communicating effectively, ensuring that your Line Manager and Customers are kept informed as required. 

As Foreperson your duties will include;

  • Daily management of workshop and yard staff.
  • Organise returns, repairs and management of stock in yard
  • Monitoring all off hired equipment ensuring all repairs and damages are recorded accordingly within the company guidelines and Service centre manager is informed.
  • Co-ordinating vehicles movements in , out and around the yard.
  • Ensuring that the yard and any covered space is kept tidy with “ready for hire “ equipment, “equipment off-hired not checked” and “equipment to be repaired” stored within their designated areas
  • Ensure the yard complies with Health and Safety standard and the team complies with and follows the relevant procedures.
  • Ensure all equipment is repaired and maintained in line with manufacturers guidelines
  • Carry out regular stock checks on material to ensure accuracy of the counts of equipment
  • Co-ordinate and manage the yard during regular stock takes.

What can we offer you in return? You’ll be joining a highly successful FTSE100 company, the UK’s largest equipment rental provider.  We provide an Industry leading flexible rewards package including generous holiday allowance (with the opportunity to buy and sell annual leave), life assurance, retail discount scheme, employee recognition awards and a great Company pension scheme.

About You

If you join the team we’ll provide you with everything you need and ensure you are equipped for success. We’ll talk to you about your training and personal development needs and what you’d like to do to further your career and support your future aspirations. 

To succeed in the Foreperson role you will bring the following skill-set and behaviours: 

  • Demonstrable experience of working in a yard environment
  • Forklift license
  • Desirable –Industry experience
  • Experience in managing a team of people.
  • Awareness of health and safety requirements.

About Us

Sunbelt Rentals is the leader in equipment rentals in the UK, Ireland, US and Canada - as well as specialist operations in Europe. We provide a range of solutions to every market and sector, including construction, industrial, energy, infrastructure, government and events. Our teams make the impossible possible and the unthinkable doable. Turning what if into what is. 

Our people are at the heart of our values and they’re our greatest asset.  We rely on you to look after our customers so in return, we take good care of you.  We recognise the value and uniqueness of our team-mates and are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive Sunbelt Rentals, providing equality of opportunity and a culture of fairness and respect.

Your health, safety and wellbeing is really important to us. We’re raising awareness and providing support through initiatives such as our mental health awareness campaign and first-aider programme. You’ll also be able to access a 24-7 employee assistance helpline, counselling services and financial wellbeing support.

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