Maintenance & Repair (M&R) Manager

Pentalver is an award winning container logistics company with over 30 years’ experience. We are currently recruiting for Maintenance & Repair Manager to join our M&R team in Southampton. As M&R Manager you will be responsible for managing a skilled team of container repairers and admin staff, ensuring that company health and safety standards are maintained and adhered to, customer requirements are met and financial budgets are achieved.

This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week.

Key responsibilities:

• Effectively manage the M&R team.
• Ensure customer requirements are met in a timely manner and concluded in accordance with requirements.
• Lead H&S standards within the department.
• Ensure all non-conformance is challenged and dealt with in line with Company guidelines.
• Manage relationships with customers and suppliers whilst striving to improve service levels.
• Facilitate close working relationships between departments and other depots, increasing work throughput wherever possible to support the overall group.
• Monitor bad debtors, ensuring overdue payments are continually chased and paid.
• Financial awareness for the M&R department contribution to the group providing detailed justification as required.
• Continually monitor spend, ensuring the best price is achieved for any purchases or services.


• Previous management/leadership experience in the container industry or fabrication workshops (or similar).
• Fabrication or metal work knowledge : desirable.
• Good understanding of container shipping industry : desirable.
• Ability to understand finance and departmental budgeting.
• Excellent communication and influencing skills.
• A strong team player, encouraging a team working environment with the commitment to drive and support others as required.
• Good understanding of H&S practices and legislation.
• Proactive, innovative and creative approach to problem solving.

In return you will receive a competitive salary and the following benefits:

• 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
• Stakeholder pension scheme
• Life insurance
• Childcare vouchers
• Free parking on site

You will work for a company that is leading the container industry with confidence, providing first class service and a great employee experience.

For further information on what Pentalver can offer you take a look at our Pentalver Careers section of www.pentalver.jobpigeon

Closing date is 2 August 2017


  • pension, life insurance, childcare vouchers


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