Vacancy Category: 
Line Manager: 
Engineering Manager
Vacancy Code: 
Closing Date: 
8th Dec '17

The Engineering Administrator is responsible for providing clerical support to the engineering team.  This involves managing and maintaining all systems involved in the smooth day to day running of a busy engineering department. The Engineering Administrator will report directly to their appointed Engineering Manager for all garage related duties.    

Main Responsibilities



  • To be the first point of contact for the Engineers regarding general queries;
  • Responsible for the calculating and inputting of payments data for engineering, i.e. overtime and absence time;
  • Maintaining and updating the payroll Excel spreadsheet;
  • Accurately recording all engineering lost time on the lost time cards and producing sickness and absence records for the payroll department at Head Office;
  • Liaising with Head Office departments regarding engineering;
  • Maintaining and updating the staff files of all the garage engineers;
  • Maintaining and updating the engineers’ weekly clock cards;
  • Completing starters and leavers notices;
  • Recording attendance;
  • Calculating mileage bonuses for eligible staff and producing monthly reports;
  • Responsible for keeping up to date holiday records for the engineers;
  • Filing, typing letters and taken minutes when necessary;
  • General Administration duties.

Essential Criteria for application

  • Computer Literate with excellent knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook computer packages;
  • Previous experience in an admin role;
  • Previous experience in payroll processing.

Competencies & Skills

  • Excellent written and spoken English with the ability to communicate clearly and at all levels;
  • Excellent attention for detail;
  • Ability to operate as a team player;
  • Ability to work well under pressure;
  • Ability to take accurate minutes of meetings;
  • Highly organised, motivated and able to prioritise workload;
  • Exceptional customer service skills with a natural flair of providing support and guidance and going ‘the extra mile’;
  • Ability to use initiative and identify solutions when a problem or difficult situation arises;
  • Discreet when managing confidential matters;
  • Ability to collate and interpret statistical data.

Hours of work

38 hours per week, Monday to Friday



How to apply

Please send a covering letter of application and CV to:

Shaun Anders, CELF Units 20-23 Perivale Park Estate, Horsenden Lane South, Perivale, Middlesex, UB6 7RJ or via email to [email protected]


Applications should include:

  • the reasons you are applying for the post;
  • why you believe you are a suitable candidate;
  • any relevant qualifications or experience.

Internal applicants should ensure they make their line manager aware of their application.

Date of posting

24 November 2017

Closing date

08 December 2017