Depot Manager (Construction Plant Hire)


Reference: 30785
Circa £42k + benefits
West Midlands
Closing Date: 27/10/2017

This is a thrilling opportunity to join one of the fastest growing construction plant rental companies supplying plant hire, welfare and environmental solutions throughout the UK.


The Role

Working as a Depot Manager you will have full responsibility of managing the depot including Health & Safety regulations, Policies and Procedures. You will manage workshop, hire desk and key customer accounts. Ensuring targets are met or exceeded. As this is a key role within the company you will work closely with senior management, promoting the company and actively managing client relationships to develop sales.

  • Driving operational performance
  • Liaising with customers and suppliers
  • Effectively manage the personnel
  • Making sure quality, budgetary targets and environmental objectives are met
  • Having a clear understanding of the company's policies
  • Responding to and dealing with customer communication by email and telephone
  • Direct the day-to-day activities of all depot staff in order to maximise their productivity
  • Monitor quality of products that are available for hire.


To be successful
The successful candidate will have strong organisational and communication skills. Previous experience in managing or supervising is essential. Proven track record of leading and developing a team. You will have good knowledge of Microsoft Packages and excellent IT skills. You will have a good telephone manner and be able to work well under pressure.

  • Attention to details and quality
  • Commercial awareness
  • Business acumen
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Customer focused
  • Full understanding of Health & Safety regulations
  • Must be computer literate, Word, Excel and experience in hire industry software
  • Understanding of Profit and Loss account
  • Business Development / Sales an advantage 



Circa £42k + company car or car allowance + bonus

22days holiday + Bank Holidays 


Agricultural, Capital Equipment, Construction Plant, Heavy Plant, HVAC, Lifting & Handling, Material Handling, Plant Hire, Powered Access