Managing Contract Engineer, Hertsmere

Dennis Eagle has been in business since 1907 and is Britain’s market leader in the manufacture of refuse collection vehicles. Our famous ‘DENNIS’ name is seen on the front of our cabs daily across UK streets.

Role: Managing Contract Engineer

Location: Hertsmere, EN6 3JN

Hours: 45 hours per week | 9 hours per day, flexible between 05:30 and 17:30 Monday to Friday

At Dennis Eagle, we don’t just build trucks. We build careers too.

We are looking for a Managing Contract Engineer at our Hertsmere contract site. This is a crucial and challenging Aftermarket role.

The role:

  • To plan and manage the day to day operation safely, delivering outstanding customer service through high levels of communication both internally and externally.  Key tasks of the role include:
    •  Customer Service
    • Operational Effectiveness
    • Stores and Parts Management
    • Management and Welfare of staff
    • Administration
    • Quality & Customer Satisfaction
    • Housekeeping
    • Health and Safety
    • Quality & Environmental Responsibilities


Employees must represent our core values in all their work and you will be expected to understand and commit to them. These are: Customer Focus, Entrepreneurial Spirit, Flexibility, Innovation, Integrity, Quality and Sustainability.

Your experience:

  • Previous experience managing staff
  • Experience of managing Job cards & Parts
  • Good Knowledge and experience of commercial vehicle repair and servicing
  • Formal Heavy vehicle qualification such as City & Guilds or equivalent


About Us

Dennis Eagle is the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of specialist vehicles for waste and recycling. This essential industry is at the cutting edge of automotive engineering and is playing a key role in sustainability, combating climate change and securing our future resources.

Our employees receive outstanding training and have excellent career prospects. We have countless long-standing members of staff. Many of our middle and senior managers began as apprentices with us.

Our employees benefit from:

  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Enhanced pension scheme and DIS benefit
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Health shield medical cash plan
  • Training and development
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Occ health support
  • My benefits platform - offering discounts from high street retailers and more


Dennis Eagle Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all candidates.

Please don’t delay your application, this role could be filled at any time for the right candidate.

All candidates should be able to prove their right to work permanently in the UK with no restrictions.

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