Foreman- Romford

Job Reference: 24898

  • Job Category: Foreman

As the UK's leading equipment rental company, with 185+ Service Centres nationwide and 3,600 dedicated employees, it's fair to say we pride ourselves on providing excellent service to our 30,000 customers. We offer years of expertise, certified training, a range of added value services and most importantly, a total commitment to ensuring safety at all times.

If you want to work for a company who are fast becoming THE employer of choice in the rental industry and who can offer you great career progression, then apply NOW!! 

Please note applications via agencies will not be considered.

  • Location: London South & South East
  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Package: Market rate

Job overview

A Foreman is required to join one of the UK's leading rental equipment organisation. We form part of Ashtead Group which is a FTSE 100 and can offer you excellent training opportunities with great scope for progression, supporting you throughout your career.

Roles and responsibilities

You will be responsible for running the busy Workshop and team of Fitters to ensure that all targets are achieved and customers are satisfied with the Service. Tasks will include;

  • Responsible for maintaining equipment worth more than £1m.
  • Ensure that all members of the workshop team thoroughly check all equipment re-turned by customers and identify/ report any damages.
  • Prioritise the repair of equipment that is scheduled to go on-hire or is routinely in high demand by ensuring that no more than 5% of hireable assets are on repair at any one time.
  • Ensure that all Pre-Hires are completed in a timely manner in line with customer order requirements
  • Manage Depot stock levels
  • Office duties 
  • Directly manages a team of Fitters being responsible for their performance and conduct at work.

Skills required

To be considered for this role, we’re looking for someone who –

  • Has in depth knowledge of formwork, falsework and groundworks
  • Expereince of maintaining formwork and falsework
  • Experience of maintaining relevant equipment in a workshop environment 
  • Experience of managing a team of employees in a workshop environment
  • Experience of achieving targets and working within a set budget
  • Good communication skills and IT literate


In return, we can offer a competitive salary, generous holiday allowance, life assurance and inclusion into the Company pension scheme. 

A-Plant are an accredited Living Wage Employer.