Vacancies - Workshop Foreman – Willenhall

Workshop Foreman – Willenhall

Role: Workshop Foreman – Birmingham Depot
45 hours per week – 7.30am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Workshop Foreman to join our talented and high respected team at Morris Leslie Plant Hire in Birmingham.

This role requires a self-motivated individual with good customer service skills and a flexible, enthusiastic attitude to problem solving in order to maintain a high standard at all times. Previous experience in the hire industry with working on plant is preferable.

This is a hands-on supervisory role so previous experience working on machines is essential. A company van will also be provided and there will be a requirement to attend customer sites for breakdowns / services on occasions.

Main Duties:

  • Ensure the workshop runs smoothly and efficiently day in day out
  • Responsible for supporting and developing your colleagues and making sure that all equipment is maintained and kept in working order at all times.
  • Ordering spares via our internal purchasing department
  • Managing workshop spend and recharge budget
  • Recording of servicing on our Insphire system
  • Work close with suppliers for warranty work

Essential requirement:

  • A working knowledge of plant and tool equipment
  • A relevant mechanical qualification (or time served)
  • Good knowledge of Excel & Word
  • Experience of working in a similar position at supervisory level

What benefits we provide:

  • Competitive salary
  • 22 days annual leave per annum plus bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • Company sick pay scheme

About Ourselves:
We are a national business with our HQ at West Kinfauns, Perth, Scotland. The business was established in 1974 by Morris Leslie and remains in private ownership to this day as a family run business. Originally a plant sales company, over the past four decades we have diversified into other areas, many relating to the agricultural and construction sectors where we made our name.

We offer the highest quality products and service across the UK. We can provide auction services anywhere in the UK to a global audience, our Plant Hire network is served by 15 modern depots and our Plant Sales operates globally.

Our success has been driven by our ability to identify a gap in the market, delivering a cost effective solution which most importantly meets our customers’ requirements. We continue to deliver the highest quality product, cost effectively and on time.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Company pension
  • On-site parking


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person