General Manager

Location Long Eaton, Derbyshire, England
Discipline: Plant Hire, Accommodation, Construction Plant
Associated job titles: Branch Manager, Depot Manager , Regional Director
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Company Car
Contact name: Leo Edwards

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01933 667223
Job ref: 38360
Published: about 2 months ago

General Manager - A new role for a proven manager to lead a great team of people across various depots in the Midlands and the North / North West of England. They are an established and successful plant hire and portable accommodation company. This may suit someone working as a Regional Manager or as an Area Manager.

Responsibilities for the General Manager

  • The General Manager will effectively manage the Workshop, Hire Desk, Drivers and Sales across various locations.
  • You will support your depot managers to maintain and exceed their depot targets
  • Maintain H&S practices across the whole group
  • Grow and develop a company with ambition! 

Requirements of the General Manager

  • Plant machines or accommodation or events hire knowledge
  • Used to managing a large team ideally across several locations
  • Used to having an input to various cost centers simultaneously
  • Ability to grow the business and seek out new opportunities in hire and construction/engineering
  • Ability to be a 'hands-on' General manager
To be successful as the General Manager
  • You will have experience in construction plant or hire / rental related industries to oversee the day to day operations of your depots
  • Long term Management / operational experience would be needed.
  • Working to monthly/annual budgets , managing the fleet assets, equipment and improving hire utilisation


  • Salary banding of £50k - £55k DOE + Company Car
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Based on 22 days per annum plus statutory days

Please note that all potential employment offers are subject to pre-employment checks.