• Independent multi-sector recruitment specialist


General Manager (fleet hire)

General Manager

East Anglia

Ideal locations: Norwich, Ipswich. Peterborough

Salary: £45,000 – £50,000

  • 32 Days holiday (incl. Bank Holidays) + Birthday Holiday
  • Free parking at every depot
  • In house well-being service
  • Employer supported volunteering days
  • Optional purchase schemes (Annual leave, dental, Medical & Life assurance
  • Life Assurance x2 Annual salary
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Annual recognition incentive bonus payments (subject to role & business)
  • Dress down Fridays

The Company

A national Fleet hire company who works across the UK and Europe and are utilised by the largest corporates through to SMEs within logistics, retail, transportation, food production and so many more sectors.

Who are you?

You enjoy working with lots of people every day and have a high level of communication, administration and organisation and….

A full valid UK Driving licence

You will have Previous Managerial experience at a similar level within a similar industry, you will have experience of staff supervision, customer service, negotiating, selling and administration. Experience managing multi-site operations is advantageous

Effective communication skills, interpersonal skills and a good working knowledge of transport and/or distribution are necessary. The ideal candidate will also be extremely organised and have negotiating experience at a high level

The General Manager is typically a manager with a considerable background of trade, company and systems knowledge and a great depth of field experience

Whilst a sound education to degree standard is desired it is crucial that the candidate has the necessary drive, business acumen and enthusiasms to perform the duties required and drive the regions performance forward

The Role

To provide and promote service excellence and a best-in-class rental service to businesses in a designated area, through the effective management of all employees to ensure the development of sales, operations and administrative performance.

And some more detail….

The General Manager, reporting directly to the Regional General Manager, is responsible for both the effective and profitable operational running of an assigned area. This will include but is not limited to:

  • Responsible for the effective and profitable operational running of the Area Fulfilment Centre and the Support Centre’s
  • Influences sales performance, through effective fleet and sales strategy
  • Assumes full responsibility for delivering service excellence and customer account management
  • Ensures and upholds high levels of audit compliance across the area
  • Mentors, supports, appraises, and develops their branches staff. This includes providing guidance and support to ensure their understanding of the Companies’ policies and procedures
  • Oversees all hire agreements and area operations

  • Recruits, develops, and manages suitably qualified staff, in accordance with all recruitment policies and procedures
  • Demonstrates a strong commercial acumen, evidenced by increasing Company contribution via area performance
  • Safeguards the health, safety and welfare of all employees and visitors, ensuring the safety and cleanliness of the premises are upheld to the correct standard
  • Effectively manages and contributes to the supply chain within their designated region, including developing an adequate resource of repair agents/body shops
  • Regularly assesses, reviews, and forecasts all aspects of performance
  • Engages with the training and development requirements of all staff
  • Continually reviews site standards within their area, ensuring the provision of any remedial work needed to enhance/maintain standards
  • Maintains a constant awareness of all changing trade and field situations, to evaluate information and recommend/implement action or innovation
  • Any other duties as directed by the Regional General Manager, Head of Operations or Managing Director

If you feel that this is the role that you’ve been waiting for and want to hear more then please apply ASAP!

Independent Service Centre Manager

Our client an Independent Service and Mot centre is looking looking for a Service Centre manager to manage the day to day running of the business in Norwich

Working in conjunction with an assistant manager qualified motor trade technicians and the area manager to achieve targets and excel in customer service.

You will maintain the workflow through the business to maximise the workshop and keep the technicians busy. A hands on approach is key

Manage the day to day ordering of parts and consumables, making sure the parts are always ready and available
You must have a train and retain ethos to coach the team.

The business is open 6 days a week and the whole team works on a rota basis including Saturdays. Working a 5 day week having a day off in the week as saturday is a working day

Motor trade experience is essential for this role and would suit someone with a Motor trade technician background. A technician that is looking to take the 1st step into management a service manager or workshop controller looking to escape the dealer network politics.

Must hold a full uk driving licence


As a Centre manager, you will be rewarded with a basic salary which depends on experience between £33000 to £35000 plus a centre bonus for achieving set budgets.

Think you have got what it takes send over your Cv and we can have a chat and then set up a quickly arranged interview to see if you have what it takes.

Packing Operative

Are you looking for long-term work? With regular working hours and weekly pay?

We have available and immediately work in a large food production and distribution site in Great Witchingham NR9 5QD.

Your responsibilities would include working on the lines, reporting all faults and adhering to health and safety whilst on site.

Work hours are: Monday to Friday – AM shift 6:00pm until 14:18pm and OT on a weekends

Weekly Pay – Basic Hours £362.30/wk + OT £14.55/hour

Benefits you will receive as a full time Production Operative:

  • You will be working in a friendly environment
  • You will receive weekly pay – Every Friday!
  • Enhanced training and support for all new starters with site tour on your first day
  • Canteen facilities are available (hot drinks, soft drinks and sandwiches ).
  • Location: Great Witchingham, NR9 5QD – No transport – No problem – We provided from Norwich, Great Yarmouth or Dereham.
  • We are an Equal Opportunities employer and recognise the diversity of our workforce is the source of our strength.
  • Register with us now to get started immediately as a full time Production Operative!
  • We offer full time positions and part time positions!

For more details, please contact us on 07866 058296 or send us your CV at Norwich@major-recruitment.com


Recycling Operative

Major Recruitment are currently looking for recycling operatives in Norwich.
This will be recycling building materials, can include heavy work.
Monday to Friday 0800 – 1500
£9.50 per hour – paid weekly (one week in arrears)
Due to the location of the client having your own transport is desirable but not essential.
Immediate starts available.
Major Recruitment act as an Employment Business for all temporary roles.

Personal Assistant

Major Recruitment are working with one of Norfolk’s best known food company’s.

Our client is looking for a Personal Assistant to its new Site Director based at Great Witchingham.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience as a PA or in a senior secretarial position.

You will be responsible for collecting and collating a large volume of KPI’s, purchasing data and accounting information as well as diary management.

Working closely with the Site Director, HR and Finance teams you will assisit in meetings, presentations and ensuring follow up actions are carried out.

You will have a strong background in administration and knowledge of all Microsoft Office programs.

Working hours are Monday to Friday 08.30 – 17.00

This is a Temp to Perm position with an immediate start for the right candidate.

To apply, please attach your most up to date CV and one of our consultants will contact you.

Major Recruitment act as a recruitment business for all temporary and temp to perm positions.


Multi Drop Delivery Driver 3.5t

Major Recruitment are pleased to be working with one of the World’s largest Transport and Distribution company’s.

We are looking for a Multi Drop (65 – 70 parcels per day) 3.5tonne van driver to join our clients established team at their Norwich Depot.

The ideal candidate will have a clean UK driving licence (the client will consider a max of 6 points), be physically fit, have good customer service skills and previous experience of Multi Drop delivery.

Due to Insurance restrictions we can only accept candidates over the age of 25.

All uniform will be provided.

Hours of work are Monday to Friday 07.00 – 18.00 with 1 hour unpaid lunch break.

Pay is £10.00 per hour.

This is a Temp to Perm position, you will initially be employed by Major Recruitment for a 12 week period before switching to a permanent contract with our client.

Major Recruitment ltd act as a Recruitment Business for all temporary and temp to perm positions.


Assembly Operative

Major Recruitment are pleased to be working wioth a client based on the outskirts of Norwich who produce high end water coolers.

Our client requires additional Assembly Opertives to help with new orders.

Ideally you will have previous manufacturing / assembly / porduction experience.

The role requires you to assemble the watercoolers following basic instructions to ensure the product is made to high specification.

All training will be given.

Due to the location of the site you will require your own transport – Free parking is available on site.

Pay is £9.50 per hour.


Monday to Friday 07.30 – 17.00 (with 30 minute unpaid break)

Possible temp to perm role for the right candidate.

To apply, please attach your CV to this advert.

Major Recruitment act as an Employment Business on all temporary roles.