Assistant Depot Manager (Plant hire)

Waste Recruit
03 Oct 2018
03 Nov 2018
Full Time
Contract Type
Our client is a well-established, independently owned business focussing on skip hire, Plant hire, demolition, waste removal and recycling services. Due to a period of growth, a new vacancy has arisen within the Plant hire division for an Assistant Depot Manager. Key Responsibilities: •Standing in to take on Manager's duties when away, including daily management & coordination of all operations, logistics & maintenance. Starting early / finishing late when Manager is away to unlock / lock, manage drivers (including reporting/inspections). •Support staffing/resources with communication, recruitment and development of a motivated team (dealing with any issues as required). Calculation of monthly sales commission. Conduct return to work and disciplinary interviews. •Understand budgets and depot financial targets and costs. •Input regarding operations & introduce corrective actions. •Support purchasing of all depot equipment, tools, general orders & hire fleet. Oversee the completeness of all paperwork & ensure that the procedures for all contracts, purchase orders stock transfers etc are followed correctly. Stocking and maintaining sales goods. Ordering sales stock and adding to Plant register and Syrinx. •Ensure all aspects of work & processes comply with health & safety guidelines. •Prompt completion of relevant reports: cash summaries, customer queries, stock takes, employee attendance etc. Create depot weekly management reports. •Oversee sales team & assist with management of customer accounts if required. •Ensure the depot, staff, vehicles, hire fleet & sale items are consistent & promote a professional image to all potential customers in accordance with company standards. Assisting in managing and training of the Hire Controllers. •Contact for intruder alarm callouts bringing about key holder responsibilities, including locking / unlocking building and setting / unsetting alarm system •Communicating with customers in the shop, on the phone and via email •Takes initiative to learn new products and has good understanding of existing range of products. •Processing tool and ppe sales within the shop. •Trained in Hireguard insurance to promote to customers. Calculating and submit the monthly Hireguard declaration. •Delivering equipment at busy times. •Partaking in training courses as necessary, possibly in own time. Partaking in promotional events. •Assisting with other depots if required. •Show and apply competence to comply with all ISOs, health and safety, including hazardous substances, coshh / msds - filing etc. Applications are invited from candidates with previous experience in a similar role to include a good working knowledge of the Plant hire and construction industry. Ref: J8288