Workshop Foreman

Job Overview

FRS Recruitment are inviting applications for the role of HGV WORKSHOP FOREMAN on behalf of a reputable company based in Dublin. This is an exciting career opportunity, a permanent role with a competitive salary on offer to successful candidate. The Workshop Foreman reports to the Service Manager and plays an integral part in the delivery of the full servicing offering to Short & Long-Term Customers. The Workshop Foreman/Controller is a team player and although is not necessarily customer facing, at all times keeps the customer at the front of their priorities.

The Workshop Foreman is responsible for the following:

  • To control and manage workshop - supervising the HGV Mechanics and Apprentice HGV Mechanics.
  • To schedule and issue repair and service work taking into consideration deadlines and technicians' skill levels.
  • To ensure staff are trained to enable high levels of quality and efficiency, and to coach and develop staff's skills.
  • To undertake quality control checks.
  • To ensure all warranty work is sent to main dealers and returnable components are accounted for..
  • To communicate with the office-based Service Team.
  • To achieve agreed performance targets.
  • To professionally manage and train the technicians, provide leadership and promote an environment in which high productivity is encouraged and achieved.
  • To ensure high standards of housekeeping and compliance with Health and Safety procedures.
  • To pro-actively contribute to departmental and inter-departmental team work and to be supportive of the overall company mission and related initiatives.

What we are looking for:

  • Qualified HGV Mechanic.
  • Ideally experience as a workshop foreman/ Supervisor/ Team Leader.
  • Experience with CDK and Workshop loading is an advantage.
  • Class B driving licence minimum - Ideally class C licence but not essential
  • Computer literate
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail.

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