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Depot Manager

Job Category: Plant & Tool Hire
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Canning Town Wembley
Salary: £35000 - £45000


A leading plant & tool hire company have partnered with Chantler Recruitment to search for an experienced branch manager to become a part of their well established team. If you’re looking to become a valued member of a successful ambitious company, with fantastic career development programmes and lots of benefits, then this is an opportunity not to be missed!

Reporting directly to the depot general manager, you will run the hire office and transport schedule, working closely with the workshop, warehouse and driving teams to coordinate service delivery. As part of this, you will be involved in all the following activities:

  • Ensuring best-in-class customer service by continuous monitoring of all interactions
  • Managing the transport schedule to ensure a prompt same-day and next-day service
  • Motivation, team building, training and development
  • Helping, giving advice, solving problems, and building relationships with customers
  • Checking contracts for accuracy and dealing with contract queries
  • Signing-off all losses and damages
  • Monitoring and checking stock levels
  • Working with the wider management team to achieve company goals

Key skills

  • A proven track record within the hire industry
  • The enthusiasm to learn about the business and range of equipment
  • The ability to multitask, working quickly and accurately under pressure
  • A good level of numeracy, literacy and IT skill
  • A sense of humour


  • Excellent salary, negotiable based on experience.
  • Monthly bonus scheme
  • Health cash plan
  • An enhanced contributory workplace pension scheme
  • 33 days’ annual leave, including bank holidays
  • Company workwear, including PPE
  • Fresh fruit, snacks, and drinks in the depot
  • Free equipment loans and staff discount on purchases
  • Staff voucher schemes, such as cycle to work and eye tests
  • Regular social events including annual summer and Christmas parties
  • A turkey at Christmas (or other seasonal gift)

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