W. H. Bowker Limited Group Engineering Manager

Founded in 1919, W H Bowker Limited today operates a modern fleet of over 225 vehicles and 450 trailers and tankers throughout the UK and Europe from its 11 Distribution Centres in the UK.

Due to our continued growth, the opportunity has arisen for an experienced professional, based at our Head Office in Preston, to join our team.

The main purpose of the role is to manage our four internal workshops and parts departments which are supported by external franchise maintenance, scheduling the servicing and MOTs, equipment specification and procurement to ensure Operator Licence compliance as well as remaining up to date with legislation and equipment developments.

The role provides excellent opportunities for career progression and development.

The successful candidate should have a proven record in workshop management together with a working knowledge of DVSA and other appropriate legislation and standards.

You will need to demonstrate a strong technical knowledge, proven communication skills and knowledge of health and safety to ensure the continued compliance of our operation to the highest standard.

The considered applicants should hold a relevant engineering qualification along with C + E Driving Licence and preferably be a CPC Holder.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter detailing your experience and qualifications with salary expectations either in writing to The Chairman at the address below or by e-mail to

Closing date: 29th February 2024

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