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Engineering Manager

We're looking for a dynamic Engineering manager to join our team in Norwich

Joining us at an exciting time, you'll coach, develop and inspire everyone in your team to perform at their best every day. You'll guide by example. You'll always put safety first. And you'll help to make FirstBus a great place to work.

As an Engineering Manager you will ensure a smooth running of the workshop. You will also be responsible for maximising productivity and minimising lost mileage, whilst focusing on standards and health & safety practices. You'll guide the team and foster a supportive working culture. Your job is to provide high quality 24 hour engineering support within budgetary constraints.

The salary for this position is £45,000 per annum and the working hours are 38 per week.

Skills & experience

We're looking for an exceptional people manager with a suitable engineering qualification and at least three years' workshop experience in a transport environment. You'll be fully conversant with the DVSA testing of PCV and relevant health & safety regulations, as well as self-motivated, pro-active and attentive to detail.

You'll know how to coach and develop to get the best out of your team every day. You should:

  • Be able to create a vision for your team and translate our business strategy into clear action plans
  • Have the conviction to guide people through change, review working practices and identify new technologies and ways we can do things even better
  • Be customer focused with experience of seeking feedback and using it to provide customers with an even better service
  • Have a good commercial brain and the ability to analyse information and make sound choices to maximise business and financial performance
  • Take any obsticles in your stride and be able to keep everything running smoothly in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment
  • Have good project management skills and the tenacity to make change happen by promoting and embedding initiatives that improve the way we work
  • Be an influential and inspiring leader with a good understanding of HR processes and employee engagement
  • Have the agility and resilience to balance costs and operational needs with looking after your team, making sure everyone is productive and feels valued and happy. 


We want the best senior managers to join our team. So, we'll look after you with great training, benefits and opportunities to grow your career. Looking for a career packed full of variety? Excited by the opportunity? Then start a new journey and apply. The more varied our workforce, the broader the expertise we have in our team. The broader our expertise, the greater our chances of innovation and success. That's why we're committed to equality of opportunity, diversity and inclusion at every level.

About FirstGroup

One of the UK's largest bus operators, our team of 17,000 Journey Makers helps 1.6 million customers every single day to get to where they want to go.

Engineering is an integral part of our business focusing on efficiency, excellence, safety and reliability. We're constantly looking for ways to improve our processes, techniques and ways of engineering our very diverse fleet.

Interested? Apply Today!     

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UK Bus - Norwich Engineering Depot, Vulcan Road
10 Vulcan Road South, Norwich, England, NR6 6AE
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  • Company:
    First UK Bus
  • Website Skillset:
    Engineering & Mechanics
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent - Full Time
  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Full Time
  • Contracted Hours:
  • Location:
    UK Bus - Norwich Engineering Depot, Vulcan Road
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