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Depot Manager

Ref no. BHN566666
Salary £249.15/day
Location Basingstoke, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 15 months
Job status Open

Job summary

Matchtech are excited to be working alongside a tier-1 telecommunications/utilties client in Basingstoke, and as result we have a live opportunity for an experienced Depot Manager/Fleet Manager.

Key skills required for this role

Depot, Logistics, Stores, Fleet, Plant


Depot Manager - Basingstoke

Job description

Brief overview of the role and project:

Working as a Depot, Plant and Stores Manager on our clients telecoms/utilities contracts based in Basingstoke, Hampshire. You will be responsible for all depot facilities, materials, equipment, plant and fleet management. Main duties will include managing depot facilities and ensuring compliance to client standards; ensuring materials are planned and managed efficiently on each project; management of fleet and plant . Line Manager responsibilities for Storeperson/s.


  • Implement excellent stock management processes for each project, ensuring material is purchased, stored, allocated and issued efficiently. Support the planning of build materials, maintain minimum stock levels required to support the build programme and keep several different material systems up to date
  • Oversee stock usage, cost, and loss reporting, including the management of a stock take programme and regular stock audits
  • Responsible for all plant and tools, ensuring all equipment is accounted for, serviced, maintained, tested, hired and off hired efficiently
  • Liaise with Hire Desk to ensure accurate reporting of plant
  • Coordinate the fleet requirements across all cities, ensuring all fleet is correctly allocated, utilised, serviced, checked and maintained
  • Liaise with Transport Department to ensure process and procedure is followed
  • Promote and monitor use the Check Safe phone app
  • Carry out any other reasonable activities, tasks or duties as may be required to meet the ongoing or changing needs of the business. This may include travel between different sites and yards

Essential Skills

  • Experience in a similar consturction delivery depot or materials management role
  • Demonstrated experience in material management and stores function
  • Valid UK Driving Licence
  • Good computer skills, MS Excel, Outlook, CPA/Causeway, Depotnet
  • Experience managing people/strong people skills


  • COSHH awareness training
  • First Aid
  • Telehandler

Matchtech is a STEM Recruitment Specialist, with over 35 years’ experience

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