Engineering Depot Manager

  • Location
    Ferndown, Dorset
  • Category
    Engineering - Other Engineering
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 40000 - £ 50000 / Year
  • OrganizationType

Job Title: Engineering Depot Manager

Location: Ferndown, Dorset

Salary: Circa £40,000- £50,000 Dependant on experience

Hours: Full time Monday- Thursday 08.00-17.00, Friday 08.00-16:00

Benefits: 27 days holiday plus bank holidays, company car, private medical package and contributory pension scheme, highly established and reputable business and friendly, welcoming, team orientated environment.

The Company: Our client is a well-established engineering firm who supply products to a range of industries including marine and aviation. They are a well renowned company in their field and work with customers across the south coast. You will be joining a small longstanding team who are looking to take the business to the next level.

The Role: Reporting to the Director you will be responsible for the managing the whole site including overhead and cost budgets within agreed guidelines to ensure profitability of the company. This is a rare opportunity for a sales driven, energetic and proactive self-starter to join a growing business and really make a difference.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take overall responsibility for the day to day running of the Branch, Health & Safety and quality. Provide first class sales support and ensure that the Branch runs smoothly and efficiently.

  • Promote the Company proactively and with a dynamic approach ensuring expansion of the depot.

  • Work closely with the Technical Manager to ensure customers' requirements including statutory obligations are met, delivered on time and in budget.

  • Working closely with the Group to agree and implement the Company Strategy.

  • Meeting/exceeding the agreed financial performance for the Company.

  • Support the administrative tasks within the sales office ensuring that documentation produced is accurate and in line with company procedures.

  • Support and supervising your team and raising actions with senior management.

  • Promptly action customer enquiries and leads. Direct and coordinate new and potential enquiries to appropriate to Technical and Sales support staff.

  • Take responsibility for assigned accounts with a view to developing new business targeted by the company

  • Maintain and monitor the company CRM system quotation system with a view to maximising potential leads and enquiries.

  • Advise and discuss with purchasing of future inventory requirements or changes based on new and potential business as and when they occur.

  • Ensure adequate staff levels to cover absences and peak workloads.


  • Maintain regular contact with the key customers serviced from the depot.

  • Ensure best possible procurement from strategic suppliers.

  • Ensure all personnel matters are resolved in accordance with the company's guidelines.

  • Ensure a competent person is appointed at the depot to maintain Health & Safety standards as stipulated by law and the company's guidelines.

  • Carry out performance appraisals with all subordinates on an ongoing basis.

  • Assist with Technical solutions as and when required.

  • Follow company quality management system, procedures and health & safety guidelines.

  • Carry out performance appraisals with all subordinates on an ongoing basis.

  • Writing reports for senior management.

  • Organising and chairing meetings with other staff.

  • Oversee recruitment of new staff, including training and induction in collaboration with the board of directors.

  • Attend conferences and training.

  • Plan and assist with sales initiatives.

  • Work closely with the Group to explore new business opportunities.

The Person:

  • Proven track record within a management role.

  • Background of working within engineering industry.

  • Good business and financial acumen.

  • Sales focused and target driven.

  • Enthusiastic and forward thinking attitude

  • Ability to inspire and motivate a team.

  • Strong work ethic.

  • Able to use own initiative and problem solve.

Next steps…

If you are interested in finding out more please call Georgie on 01823 285440 or email for a confidential chat.

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