VMU Workshop Assistant Section Manager

Job Type Maintenance and Facilities
Location Aylesford
Partnership Level 9
Closing Date 08/11/2020
Vacancy Type Permanent
Salary £30,800.00 - £40,100.00
Salary Frequency Annual
Hours of Work Alternating shifts, Mon to Fri, Week 1 06:00 to 14:00, Week 2 14:00 to 22:00, with Saturdays on a rota.

Description

What’s the role about?

In this role you will supervise and manage the designated shift in their daily operations.  You will ensure that adequate cover is provided, and that the quality and output of workmanship meets the appropriate standards to maintain effective fleet utilisation.  You will also ensure that a high standard of workmanship and Health and Safety is maintained by Partners and Contractors.Shop floor operation of the early/late shift as appropriate and to stand in for the ASM refrigeration when required.

What will you be doing?
- Manage/oversee contractors on site
- CV maintenance and repairs including Mot preparation in line with the O’ licence requirements
- Ensure health and safety measures are adhered to by all Partners
- Coach and mentor the team, assisting with PDPs
- Ensure inspection sheets & jobcards filled in correctly by team and defect tickets detailed and signed off
- Ensure legal compliance within remit
- Assist DM / SM workshop regarding best price procurement of quality parts
- Manage/ oversee workshop standards & hygiene
- Work alongside Central Transport administrator

What you'll have

City and Guilds 1,2,3 Vehicle technician or equivalent qualification.

Demonstrated the ability to manage and lead engineering/industrial teams
Experience in dealing with Health & Safety and Transport legislation

What else could you bring?

Management or leadership experience
Good interpersonal and IT skills
LGV C+E driving licence

Please note:

  • The vacancy will close at 00:01 on the closing date stated in the advert. Please ensure you start and complete your application by this time.

  • We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early ​

As a business we encourage flexible working. We have a number of different ways to work flexibly, so at your interview feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you. There are no guarantees, however, examples of how our Partners already work flexibly include part-time, job share, home working and compressed hours.

We positively celebrate Diversity & Inclusion in the John Lewis Partnership. Our aim is to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners and for our customers, reflecting and connecting with the diverse communities that we serve. We want people from all walks of life to feel valued for their individuality, thrive in our business and share a sense of belonging. To find out more about D&I in the John Lewis Partnership click here. https://www.jlpjobs.com/about/diversityandinclusion/ 

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