Access Service Manager

Smiths Hire are the Northwest’s Largest Independent Equipment Hire Company with 16 Hire It Centres located across the Region. In a period of expansion, we now have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Access Service Manager in the North West.

As an Access Service Manager, you will report directly to the Operations Director, and have sole responsibility for overseeing the Mobile Access Division.

Your duties as Access Service Manager will include:

  • Being responsible for the Mobile Access Fitter’s job allocations on a daily basis.
  • Be the point of contact for global access breakdowns and dispatch of appropriate fitters to site to ensure breakdowns are attended as quickly as possible.
  • Be the point of contact for incoming depot support and offer advice where needed.
  • Maintaining hands on role with the access equipment by servicing, inspecting and repairing and mentoring where needed.
  • Ensuring all 6 monthly thorough examinations are carried out and completed in advance.
  • Attending any breakdowns and 6monthly thorough examinations where required.
  • Ensuring all Depots has sufficient common spares in stock to facilitate a quick turnaround with the access equipment.
  • Updating existing test results for the equipment and ensure they are appropriate.
  • Flexibility, resourcefulness when purchasing parts by using cost effective methods.
  • Review weekly and monthly workshop workflow reports for access – reward performers and challenge underperformers.
  • Maintain and look to improve all Health and Safety standards.

The ideal Access Service Manager will possess the following skills and qualities:

  • Have experience with repairing, servicing and maintaining equipment.
  • Have the ability to work under pressure and on own initiative.
  • Be reliable and have a flexible proactive approach.
  • Have the ability to diagnose faults on construction equipment and associated tool hire equipment.
  • Experience with diesel engines.
  • Full clean driving licence.
  • Good diagnostic skills.
  • Good customer service skills.
  • Team building and leadership skills.

Working hours are 8am – 5pm Monday to Friday and alternative Saturday mornings 8am – 12pm

Benefits what we offer you…

  • Salary: Depending on experience.
  • Saturday hours paid at time and a half.
  • Company van and Mobile phone.
  • 25 Days plus statutory holidays (33 days in total).
  • An extra 2 days holiday after 5 year’s service.
  • Weekly pay.
  • FREE tool hire for all employees – Excluding consumables and delivery.
  • Life insurance is provided at three times your annual salary.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Full uniform provided.
  • Discounted personal legal services.

Apply Now!

Please complete the form on the next page to apply for the position of Access Service Manager.