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Vacancies at Budget Forktrucks

Budget forktrucks Ltd are a friendly family run business in Brimpton Common.

Due to continued expansion, we have the following vacancies available:

Sales & Hire Representative

Job Description

  • Basic salary plus commission, car, telephone and computer
  • Liaise closely with office staff and come into the office a minimum of twice a week
  • General admin duties
  • Following up on leads that come into the office
  • Check emails throughout the day
  • Liaise with customers/ answer any queries
  • Arrange any on site demonstrations
  • Do a full and comprehensive site survey completing relevant paperwork to support findings
  • Ask for assistance and guidance from M.D should you be unsure of truck specifications/ensuring that the truck is suitable for purpose
  • Go through paperwork with MD before finalising contracts
  • Inform office of any address site changes
  • Arrange daily/weekly work schedules plus cold calling
  • Undertake training as required
  • Complete all paperwork with service contracts included
  • Respond to queries with 24hours
  • Raise quotes for trucks
  • Renew short/long-term hire
  • Generate new business/ customers
  • Hit targets for the year
  • Check prices and availability of trucks
  • Ask MD or General Manager for truck specifications if a job is unusual or specialised
  • Able to “close” deals
  • Liaise closely with Transport Manager to arrange transportation of truck/trucks.
  • Maybe required to work additional hours occasionally
  • Allocated work areas

Person Specifications

  • Approachable and well presented
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Computer Literate
  • Good geographical knowledge
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Organised and punctual
  • Excellent time management
  • Able to hit sale targets
  • Willing to go the “extra mile”
  • Positive advocate for the company
  • Able to prioritise work schedule
  • Able to respond quickly to queries/on occasions out of the company hours
  • Able to “cold call”
  • Methodical and self-motivated
  • Prepared to take on training for new products and keep up to date with any changes in the market
  • Able to ask for assistance if needed
  • Able to work within the boundaries and guidelines of company policies and procedures.
  • Able to drive for reasonable periods of time
  • Prior knowledge of forklift trucks advantageous
Workshop Manager

We currently have a full time vacancy for a workshop manager to join our existing friendly team. We are looking for a self-motivated, experienced individual to manage all aspects of our workshop. We are a family run business with over 30 years’ experience and pride ourselves on customer care. You will be an experienced performance manager having worked in a similar role and have strong leadership skills with the ability to deliver solid results both mechanically and through effective people management. Relevant industry experience is essential as is the ability to lead people through change. You will have accountability to drive profit through your management experience and achieve set targets through effective performance management. Hours will be full time approx. 45 p/w across five days, there is a need for some flexibility as and when required. Please call into our office for an informal chat and the opportunity to have a look around the workshop, we would strongly recommend this as it will give you the opportunity to see how it runs first-hand before you decide whether it’s the “job” for you. Alternatively please forward your CV to amanda@budgetft.co.uk or give Amanda a call on 07876440440.

Job Description

  • Overseeing the day to day running of the workshop
  • Monitoring of all work, hours and ordering of parts
  • Ensuring the safety of all staff within the workshop environment following Budget policies and procedures.
  • Extensive mechanical knowledge
  • Good Parts knowledge
  • Extremely well organised
  • Able to motivate and manage a team of people
  • Self-motivated and excellent communicator
  • Able to liaise with other departments 
  • Good computer skills
  • Inductions of all staff
  • Monitoring of all staff
  • Appraisals
  • Paperwork
  • Able to prioritise workloads
  • Adaptable and willing to learn

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