Service Manager

Location Somerset
Discipline: Agriculture, Farming, Machinery, Technical & Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per year + company vehicle and fuel card
Contact name: Sophie Ashmore

Contact email:
Job ref: 16657 SA
Published: 27 days ago
Startdate: ASAP
Client: Agricultural and Farming Jobs

Service Manager

  • Do you have a knowledge and understanding of Agricultural / Farming machinery?

  • Are you experienced in servicing and repairing machinery and equipment?

  • Do you have experience in a Workshop Manager, Supervisor or Foreman role?

  • Are you experienced in leading teams or Engineers and Parts staff?

Location of the Job: Somerset.

Salary and Benefits Package:

  • £40,000 - £60,000 basic salary depending on experience.

  • Company vehicle.

  • Fuel card.

  • Private healthcare.

  • 21 days holiday plus bank holidays.

  • Company pension scheme.

Additional information:

  • This is a permanent full-time position.

  • Working hours are 8am - 5pm, Monday to Friday.

  • On-call.

  • Rota Saturday mornings.

About The Company:

A specialist Agricultural Machinery Dealership covering the South West of England.

The Job Role Details:

Reporting directly to the Depot Manager, this is an excellent opportunity for you to take control of the daily running of this specialist agricultural and farming machinery workshop, allocating work and planning completion of jobs. Dealing with customers service needs whilst maintaining high levels of professionalism.

Key Responsibilities:
You will…

  • Ensure the efficient and effective use of staff, workshop facilities and equipment.

  • Determine customers' needs and respond as necessary in accordance with company procedures, including booking in machines for servicing, repair and warranty work.

  • Prioritise and allocate work to the team of Technicians.

  • Monitor work progress, and pursue as necessary.

  • Advise on best methods of repair and determine repair times, ensuring all work is carried out within a realistic time.

  • Liaise with the Parts Manager on issues affecting availability of parts.

  • Provide cover in the absence of workshop staff.

  • Ensure Health & Safety policies are adhered to at all times.

  • Report all incidents/accidents.

Ideal Person Skills & Qualifications:
You will have / be…

  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of Agricultural / Farming machinery.

  • Experience in servicing and repairing heavy machinery.

  • Experience in a similar Manager, Supervisor or Foreman role.

  • Experience leading teams or Engineers, parts staff.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Able to remain calm under pressure.

How to apply: Please click on the apply now button.

The Industry (Key Words): Service Manager jobs, Foreman jobs, Supervisor jobs, Machinery jobs, Agricultural Machinery jobs, Farm Machinery jobs, Workshop Manager jobs, Workshop Foreman jobs, Service Supervisor jobs, Service Foreman jobs, Tractor jobs, Heavy Machinery jobs, Heavy Equipment jobs.

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