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Plant Manager

Job Description

  • Job Reference: JSPM210223
  • Job Title: Plant Manager
  • Salary: £45,000 to £55,000 DOE
  • Location: Downpatrick

Plant Manager

VANRATH are recruiting a Plant Manager with experience in Plant Hire to be responsible for the daily management and co-ordination of plant operations, whilst driving the Hire side of the business forward.

Our client is a leading geo-technical specialist in the UK and Ireland. With over 50 years of experience, specialising in all aspects of geotechnics and foundation-engineering, they are actively involved in some of the most challenging and iconic engineering projects across the nation, both current and upcoming.

With ambitious growth plans for the year ahead, they have begun the construction of brand new facility in Downpatrick with the intention of diversifying their services. Plans are underway to begin a manufacturing operation and also develop an existing Plant Hire branch of the business.


  • £45,000 to £55,000 starting salary (dependant upon experience)
  • Life Insurance
  • Private Healthcare
  • Gym Membership
  • Training and Development Programme
  • Plus More…

* Oversee operations within the Plant team, ensuring policies and procedures are adhered to in line with company standards
* Monitor and co-ordinate stock levels of Plant equipment, either used for internal projects or hired externally.
* Prioritise allocation of equipment of machinery to fulfil company requirements as necessary, whilst maintaining an active income stream for the business.
* Take a lead role in the development of the Plant Hire branch of the business, increasing revenue stream through business development
* Identify and convert on future business opportunities to increase revenue generated by machine/equipment hire.
* Strategically increase stock levels of plant machinery to meet increasing demand levels, whilst efficiently managing cost.

The Ideal Person

  • Minimum 3 years experience working with Plant machinery
  • 3 Years experience in management with engineering/manufacturing/production
  • Prior experience working with Plant Hire

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Built Environment job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Joe Sowerby on 028 9033 0250 for a confidential discussion.