Workshop Manager - Permanent - Full time

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Job Description

Euro Auctions is a world leading auctioneer of industrial, plant, construction & agricultural equipment. With sites in UK, Germany, Spain, Australia, Abu Dhabi & USA Euro Auctions conducts 60+ auctions every year.

We are looking for an experienced workshop manager to join our busy team. In this position, you will be required to manage the workshop in its entirety working alongside the wash bay supervisor.

No two days are the same and we are looking for someone who can work on their own initiative and doesn’t mind getting their hands dirty when needed.

The Job

  • Manage and support the workshop team including mechanics, welders, fabricators, spray painters, valeting and wash bay operatives.
  • Liaise with HQ for time, attendance, and holidays for staff.
  • Proactively identifying areas for improvement and any training and development required for staff.
  • Complete new staff inductions and work with the Health and Safety Officer to schedule training as required.
  • Creating a rota to ensure the optimal staffing level is attainable for auction weekends.
  • Create and maintain service schedule for all yard machinery.
  • Ensure all yard and workshop equipment have a valid testing certificate and scheduled the timely completion of any renewals to ensure no downtime.
  • Manage the replenishment of consumables for the workshop.
  • Ensuring parts are ordered.

The Person

You will be required to work both indoors and outdoors in all weathers as well as being physically fit to climb on and off machinery. If you knowledge of heavy plant/mining/quarry equipment, then we especially want to hear from you.

The Requirements

  • We are looking for motivated, highly organised person who takes pride in their work and are not adverse to a hard day's graft.
  • Minimum of 3 years managerial experience.
  • Ability to take instruction as well as work on own initiative and follow Health & Safety legislation.
  • Willingness to work regular overtime during busy auction periods (including weekends)
  • Prior experience operating and knowledge of all types of heavy equipment.
  • Strong English skills.

For the right candidate Euro Auctions offers

  • Competitive Salary
  • Unique training
  • Opportunity to gain experience with a vast range of machinery and equipment


Roall Ln, Kellington, DN14 0NY

(Beside Eggborough on the A19, Junction 34)

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual to gain diverse experience within a truly international company.

Apply early as this posting will close as soon as a competitive candidate pool is identified.

Preference will be given to direct applications and those already domiciled in the UK. To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate UK work visa.

Euro Auctions thank all applicants in advance; however, only those shortlisted will be contacted.

Euro Auctions is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

The entire company’s recruitment and selection is processed by the Careers Department at Headquarters. Due to the volume of applications processed, we cannot respond to individual feedback requests.


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