Workshop Manager

Mechanic - Managerial 17 December 2021

The Renaissance Club, host to the 2019, 2020 and 2021 Scottish Open’s and recently announced 2022 Genesis Scottish Open, invites applications for the position of Workshop Manager.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the machinery workshop,  the Club’s current mechanic and the full fleet of course maintenance equipment, the running of the workshop and maintenance of all course machinery. 

Candidate Requirements

  • An engineering qualification would be an advantage, preferably within the horticultural / agricultural sector but not essential.
  • Minimum 3-5 years' experience within the engineering industry in a similar role.
  • Steel fabrication skills would be an advantage as would basic knowledge of automotive electrical systems. 
  • Ability to work effectively and proactively as part of a team and on your own.
  • Experience of prioritising work effectively, managing stock, maintaining accurate records of machinery repair/service and working to an approved budget.
  • Proven ability in preparing and implementing a program of routine maintenance for a large fleet of machinery and equipment to the manufacturer’s specifications and guidelines.
  • Experience and knowledge of working with computer systems related to maintaining and detailing machinery records.  
  • A good understanding of and be competent in the use of modern golf course machinery would be an advantage but not essential as training would be provided.
  • A comprehensive understanding of Health and Safety related procedures relevant to managing a busy workshop.
  • Not essential but the ability to train staff in machinery operation would be an advantage. 
  • A keen eye for detail and the ability to consistently produce work of a high standard.
  • Have a flexible approach to work and be self-motivated

This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to join this forward thinking and ambitious club.

To Apply:

Please apply with a covering letter complete with current CV and references to:
or by letter to:
Jamie Aitken, Head Superintendent, The Renaissance Club, Cowden Hill Drive, Gullane, East Lothian, EH39 5HS

Closing date for applications:  17th December 2021


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