Workshop Manager

Full time in Workshop
  • Mossfield Mill, Chesham Fold Road, BL9 6LE GB GB View on Map

Job Detail

  • Salary £40,000.00 pa (Overtime available at time and a half)
  • Info Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm

Job Description

Supporting all of our customers is our Equipment Factory, which houses new and recycled foodservice devices. The workshop is manned by a team of engineers.

As the Scissor Lift Workshop Manager, you will play a pivotal role in leading our workshop team to ensure the safe and efficient refurbishment of scissor lifts. Your responsibilities will include overseeing the refurbishment workshop, managing resources, and ensuring compliance with safety and quality standards.

Your Role:

  • Manage day-to-day operations of the scissor lift refurbishment workshop.
  • Lead and motivate a team of both Electrical and Mechanical Workshop Engineers to achieve production targets.
  • Able to identify bottle necks and implement change.
  • Manage departmental discipline, holidays, sickness and absence, etc.
  • Manage the recruitment process for the department.
  • Maintain Millers Vanguard corporate values and standards (Health & Safety, the environment, and housekeeping)
  • Provide strong Leadership, support and guidance.

Ideal Can

  • NVQ Level 3 Team Leader
  • NVQ level 3 in mechanical or electrical engineering (desirable but not essential)
  • In-depth knowledge of electrical, mechanical and refurbishment processes
  • Extensive experience in a management role of a workshop or similar environment
  • Familiarity with safety regulations and quality standards
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Possess high levels of integrity and drive to succeed
  • Fully conversant with Microsoft packages

Company Information

Who are we?
Miller’s Vanguard are proud to have been supporting all the UK’s Supermarket chains for over 40 years, in brief, we are the people in the background ensuring that supermarkets keep the Nation fed! Maintaining a wide and varied range of assets from food production equipment through to loading bay lifts.

Our service are as follows: – 

  • Nationwide reactive maintenance
  • Hygienic Deep cleaning & Planned maintenance services
  • Refurbishment, logistics and installation of equipment

We do all of this with the firm foundations of being owned by the global Ali Group, whose turnover is in excess of £4 billion p.a.

Our people
Despite being a large operation here at Miller’s Vanguard we still firmly believe in running the business like we have done for the last 40 years, by valuing our biggest asset we have YOU…the employee.

Our team of over 500 employees have the advantage of working in state-of-the-art working environments: –

  • New (2021) Technical response centre
  • Award Winning research, Innovation, and recycling facility
  • Industry leading Mercedes Benz fleet

We believe in providing you with the very best environment and tools to do the job.

Career Development
Training is also a huge part of our culture here at Miller’s Vanguard and our City and Guilds accredited training centre is where we coach and develop our employees regardless of your position or your length of service, we want to make sure that our staff can progress and keep pace with ever changing equipment technologies.

Why Join Us

  • Training in our City & Guilds accredited academy
  • Job Specific Uniform & tooling for all roles
  • Company wide fun days and charity events
  • Company Pension
  • Incremental holiday allowance (up to 32 days per year)
  • Regular staff ‘treats’ for employees and their families

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