Recruitment

Retail Depot Manager

A vacancy has arisen within Kenway Tyres Ltd, Virginia Street Branch for a Depot Manager reporting directly to the Managing Director. Kenway Tyres is the largest tyre wholesaler in the North of Scotland whilst also having retail depots both in Aberdeen & Dundee, who have been servicing the motoring needs of the Northeast since 1983.

Adhering to the company’s ‘fast fit’ ethos regarding retail tyres and all operations.  Remit is to have vehicles back on the road promptly whilst delivering complete customer satisfaction, and working within the company’s safety standards.  Aiming to guide and mentor all members of staff ensuring all employees are trained to a competent level of working. 

The principal accountabilities of the position are:

1.  Ensure the operation and daily running of the depot and the employees is kept to a high standard.
2.  Play an essential role in the Depot’s targets including key performance targets whilst managing the team to deliver results in line with KPI’s and analysing data to monitor performance and plan improvements.  Ensure adequate training and mentoring is in place.  Prepare and submit various KPI reports as and when requested. 
3.  Deliver excellent customer service by creating and fostering a positive experience and ensuring that all work carried out, is in line with the Company Policies and Procedures and in a timely, controlled and recorded manner.  Ensure that all stock levels are maintained to an adequate level.
4. Maintain accurate documentation in line with company procedures.
5. Maximise workflow through the workshop to achieve efficiencies
6. Promote effective and efficient standards of work regarding all aspects of maintenance (tyre checks, servicing, MOT, etc.), in order to comply with transport legislation, maintenance manuals, company policy and procedures, Health & Safety legislation and or any other legal requirements.  Ensure all staff receives a full induction and regular training whilst ensuring that all H&S requirements are adhered to.
7. Maintenance and management of Company Vehicles where applicable.
8. Manage absence, Overtime and timekeeping in line, where applicable, with HR policies and procedures.  Have a general understanding of HR, HSEQ and finance.  Manage the implementation of HR and HSEQ policies and procedures where relevant.
The successful candidate will also meet the following criteria:

• Computer literate, knowledge of Microsoft Office essential
• Experience of product terminology essential
• Experienced Mechanical Knowledge, with a fast fit/main dealer back ground is preferable
• Knowledge of employment law and health & safety is also desirable
• A full UK driving licence is essential
• High level of accuracy and numeracy
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Experience in setting up and measurement of KPI’s
• Excellent communication skills, demonstrating confidence, tact and a persuasive manner

If you are interested in the above vacancy position, please send your CV to Human Resources, Kenway Tyres, 11 St Machar Road, Aberdeen, AB24 2UU or by email to recruitment@kenwayautotrade.co.uk by:

Closing Date: 05 February 2018

* Due to the current high volume of applications if you do not hear back from us within 4 weeks of submitting your application, then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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DRIVER / STORESPERSON

A vacancy is arising within Kenway Tyres, Aberdeen Head Office for a Driver / Storesperson reporting to the Stores Manager. 

Kenway Tyres is the largest tyre wholesaler in the North of Scotland whilst also having retail depots both in Aberdeen & Dundee, who have been servicing the motoring needs of the Northeast since 1983.

The purpose of the job is to ensure an accurate and quick response of customers’ orders to their premises whilst also maintaining a high level of customer service.

The principal accountabilities of the position are:

1. To Deal with customers’ orders and delivering said orders accurately and efficiently.
2. To respect Customers’ rules and regulations whilst delivering or working at their premises.
3. Ensuring that all Company procedures are followed and maintained to the highest standard.
4. Ensuring that all paperwork is maintained and carried out by the Driver and filed appropriately.
5. Ensuring that the Company vehicle is kept clean and in good working order.
6. To assist in the Stores area as and when required.
7. To be responsible for receiving goods into the store and ensuring that all deliveries are correct and in good condition.
8. To load the delivery vans and check that they types and sizes loaded are all correct.

The successful candidate will also meet the following criteria:

• Ability to learn quickly on the job with a willingness to learn
• Ability to work under pressure, analyzing problems and implementing solutions
• Work unsupervised, show initiative
• Experience of product terminology is preferred but not essential within the business
• Excellent driving and route planning skills
• Computer literate
• Good communication skills
• Ability to work to tight deadlines

If you are interested in the above vacancy position, please send your CV to Human Resources, Kenway Tyres, 11 St Machar Road, Aberdeen, AB24 2UU or by email to recruitment@kenwayautotrade.co.uk by:

Closing Date: 31 January 2018

* Due to the current high volume of applications if you do not hear back from us within 4 weeks of submitting your application, then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.