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Workshop Foreman to £45K (HGV Engineering) Northamptonshire

September 9, 2018

GBR Recruitment Ltd are working in partnership with a specialist vehicle / specialist machinery manufacturing / engineering business, recruiting for an experienced Workshop Foreman / Workshop Manager to join the team, overseeing 6 Workshop Engineers ensuring all works are carried out effectively & efficiently. 


You will be an experienced Workshop Engineer / Workshop Foreman or Manager with strong people management skills, as well as strong knowledge of pneumatics, hydraulics & / or electrical systems.


This role would suit an Engineering professional from; plant & construction, off highway, haulage machinery, HGV, Forklift, MEWPs, specialist machinery, specialist trailers, agricultural machinery, specialist vehicles or similar industries or product ranges


Salary: Negotiable DOE 

Hours: 47.5 hours a week (hours after 40 hours paid at x1.5 hourly rate


Overtime: Regular 


The Role:

  • You will be responsible for supervising the day to day operation of our Workshop

  • Supervising the team of workshop / mobile engineers

  • Managing the workload and ensuring work is completed on time and to the required level

  • Communicating with customers, colleagues and the management team on a daily basis. 

Skills Required: 

  • Time served Workshop Engineer, Manager or Foreman with strong supervisory skills

  • Good level of IT skill is required for the internal administration part of the role. 

  • Knowledge of pneumatic, hydraulic OR electric systems along with experience in haulage equipment, plant & construction, MEWPs, Forklifts, specialist machinery, off highway machinery or similar sectors / product ranges 

  • HGV class 1 (C&E articulated) licence would be a plus but not essential 

Benefits include:

  • Company pension and healthcare scheme available

  • Company van supplied

  • We offer a Full-time position and a competitive salary.

This is a great opportunity to join a progressive business offering real career development 

Interviews to take place immediately 


This position is commutable from; Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire & areas within these counties 

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