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Title:  Workshop Manager

City:  Bridgwater
Department:  Logistics & Supply Chain & Transport

Bridgwater, GB, TA6 6DF


Müller UK & Ireland is wholly owned by the Unternehmensgruppe Theo Müller which employs over 24,000 people throughout Europe.

In the UK, Müller develops, manufactures and markets a wide range of branded and private label dairy products made with milk from more than 1,700 British farmers.

The Müller brand is ranked at No.7 in The Grocer's Top 100 list of Britain's Biggest Brands, and is also the 7th most chosen brand in the UK.


We’re recruiting … Workshop Manager


We are recruiting at our Bridgwater Depot for a Workshop Manager.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the Vehicle Maintenance Unit team and ensure the vehicle fleet is well maintained, while providing a safe working environment.


Role & Responsibilities

  • Assume accountability for achieving annualised depot maintenance budget whilst adhering to company strategy and procedures; proactively look at ways to improve the performance of the workshop team.
  • Monitor, manage and report on the VMU productivity, as well as VMU Budget spend.  Ensure all recharge work is captured and invoice in line with recharge procedure.
  • Ensure efficient management of vehicle VOR and customer support; interfacing with customers on engineering issues as well as managing nominated 3rd party suppliers to ensure external relationships.
  • Enabling team to create and deliver OE opportunities aligned to OGSM.
  • Create high performance through PMS principles, KPI management and DOR attendance and handovers.
  • People management including delivery of performance review, development and coaching of team, dealing with employee relations issues.
  • Ensures own activities are aligned to overall business objectives and knows how current performance impacts the bottom line.
  • Utilises all available opportunities, enabling others to improve the way we do things.
  • Accountable and takes ownership of all actions.
  • Demonstrate a Health and Safety commitment through embedding the Muller safety culture and engagement across all levels of the function, leading accident and incident investigations.
  • Responsible for incident control.
  • Point of contact for escalation for customer service.
  • Encourage others to seek out and own self development through development plan and PDP process.
  • Creating succession pathways both up through and across organisation to enable potential and growth.
  • Collaboratively works with cross functional leaderships to improve our business.
  • Responsible for overall day to day operations on shift including the legal and audit compliance.
  • Responsible for managing contractor control and permits .
  • Promotes and instils MMI behaviours across all levels of the function.


Shift Patterns

  • Monday – Friday, 9AM-5PM


Key skills & experience

  • Must demonstrate excellent customer service skills
  • Must be able to travel between both Depots



  • A competitive salary, monthly paid
  • X4 Life Assurance
  • 10% Bonus
  • 25 Day’s Annual Holiday
  • Access an exclusive rewards platform
  • Company Pension
  • Access to the Müller Rewards discount scheme offering over 800 discounts online and in-store and the potential to make savings across grocery and clothes shopping, holidays, insurance, gifts and more
  • Have pride in what you achieve as a member of a team
  • Free onsite secured colleague car parking

Contact Details:

F.A.O. Hire To Retire Recruitment, Müller UK & Ireland, Donnington Wood Business Park, Telford, Shropshire, TF2 7GJ

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