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Vehicle Maintenance Unit Co-ordinator

Job Reference : NRD-WBX-002435
Location : Walthamstow Bakery
Closing Date : 17/12/2017
Jobs Start Date : 03/12/2017
Salary : £39,500
Department : AB WALTHAMSTOW
Employer : Allied Bakeries
Hours Per week : Monday to Friday 42.5 hours per week

The Role


To ensure effective vehicle maintenance is provided such that the operational demands of the Fleet are met with the minimal impact on vehicle down time, whilst adhering to the legal requirements under our Operators’ License, safe operations, and budget restraints. The role may require some travel to satellite sites.


The ideal candidate for this role will be a dynamic self starter, with a solid Vehicle Maintenace background. Supervisory experience will be an advantage. We're looking for someone with a keen eye for continuous improvement and someone who is not afraid to challenge the status quo. Safety really is first at Allied Bakeries, and is an integral part of this role.


Key Accountabilities

•To demonstrate the Safety First ethos
•Adhere to and comply with the Operator Licence requirements
•Supervise and work alongside a busy team of VMU Technicians
•Ensure compliance with all legislative requirements following DVSA guidelines
•Liaise with the logistics operation with regard to changes in relevant legislation, codes of practice, specifications and guidance, and the implications upon service delivery to the Fleet
•Assist with the orering of fuel and oil stocks
•Understanding of budgeting and cost control
•Assist the VMU Manager with developing, implementing, monitoring, and reviewing of adequate and effective policies and systems in connection with the safe and efficient running of the VMU
•Demonstrate and ensure adherence to all Allied Bakeries policies and procedures
•Assist with corporate fleet management issues

Skills / Experience

•Working knowledge of current Health and Safety legislation
•Ability to demonstrate a detailed working knowledge of the delivery of fleet management and transport related services
•Possession of a relevant City & Guilds or equivalent qualification and IRTEC certificate
•National CPC desirable
•Class II driving licence as a minimum, Class I desirable
•Effective communication skills
•Experience of maintaining Heavy Goods Vehicles (Forklift Trucks desirable)
•Ability to make decisions, set goals, organise a busy team, and achieve targets
•Experience of working with DAFs of IVECOs desirable


Your ambition, dedication and motivation will prove to be as important as your formal qualifications as you seek to develop your career within a challenging yet fun and rewarding environment. We are looking for someone who is willing to match our investment in their own development through attendance of training courses and on the job coaching.

We're looking for people who love a challenge, who have an eye for continuous improvement and the drive to take ownership and make change happen.