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Engineering Manager (010358)

Are you looking for your next career step in the evolving world of transportation and like to ‘wow' customers, if so we are looking for an Engineering Manager to join our team in Norwich.

We're looking for a dynamic senior manager like you to help us drive our business forward and provide our customers with brilliant experiences. 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 lead by example. You'll always put safety first. And you'll help to make First Bus a great place to work.

You will working out of our Norwich Engineering Depot on a 39 hour contract, the salary on this role is £45,000.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the depot engineering team to consistently deliver a safe and reliable service to customers
  • Ensure effective processes and robust plans are in place to maintain and safeguard company assets, including the fleet, plant and equipment, property and stock
  • Manage staff, other engineering and property related costs within budget
  • Maintain accurate records for all aspects of safety, environmental and engineering standards
  • Leverage technology, processes and business systems to improve engineering performance
  • Proactively manage trade union relationships, including supporting the negotiation of any changes to terms and conditions
  • Ensure contract adherence for engineering and property related third party contracts
  • Work with operational colleagues to ensure good relationships are maintained between the Operations and Engineering teams
  • Ensure the controls are in place to manage and mitigate risk, providing assurance of compliance to the Operating Company Directors
  • Other duties commensurate with the role as may be deemed appropriate by the line manager

Are you a strong people manager? Do you have proven influencing and negotiation skills? Do you pride yourself on your ability to guide and mentor a team to be the best they can be? We would like to hear from you!

Alongside strong management ability you will have a robust understanding of budgeting and finance with aptitude to build and maintain stakeholder relations. You will hold a relevant Engineering qualification and it would be an advantage if you had your Certificate of Professional Competence in Passenger Transport but it is not essential.

Once you've completed your probation period, you'll enjoy fantastic benefits: 

  • Free travel - On our buses
  • Discounted travel for you and your family on the trains (GWR, TPE, Hull Trains) and your family & friends will also benefit from cheap bus travel. For £6 per day you can take the train all the way to London and back!
  • First Xclusives - Discounts on First UK rail and bus and over 3,000 offers on goods and services for you, your family and friends
  • Share in our success – Buy discounted shares in First
  • Pension – You'll automatically join our scheme and start building a pension pot
  • Free life assurance – For all members of our pension scheme

Interested? Please fill in an application form!

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UK Bus - Norwich Engineering Depot, Vulcan Road
10 Vulcan Road South, Norwich, England, NR6 6AE
  • Ref:
  • Company:
    First UK Bus
  • Website Skillset:
    All Other Roles
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent - Full Time
  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Full Time
  • Contracted Hours:
  • Location:
    UK Bus - Norwich Engineering Depot, Vulcan Road
  • Closing Date:
    28 June 2019
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