Maintenance/Engineering Supervisor

Job details
Posting date: 23 May 2024
Salary: £55,000 to £58,000 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 22 June 2024
Location: Durham, County Durham
Remote working: On-site only
Company: Extension Recruitment
Job type: Permanent
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Extension Recruitment are delighted to be partnering with a fantastic employer who have core values of loyalty, integrity and trust. They are currently looking for a Maintenance/Engineering Supervisor to join their site in the Durham area.

This Maintenance/Engineering Supervisor role will provide an opportunity for you to lead and support the Engineering/Maintenance Team in guaranteeing the smooth and reliable operation of the site, reporting directly to the Engineering Manager. Safety is paramount, and this role holds the key to ensuring all colleagues adhere to company procedures and policies, fostering a secure working environment for all which will suit an individual passionate about H&S.

About the Company
They are very proud to have an inclusive and welcoming environment giving them a fantastic employer reputation.

Benefits Include:
• 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
• Pension, contributions up to 6%
• Life Assurance x4
• Private Medical Insurance
• Occupational Health on site

About the Maintenance/Engineering Supervisor role

This Maintenance/Engineering Supervisor role will manage the engineering team’s daily work by making sure the team are fully utilised and deployed effectively. As Maintenance/Engineering Supervisor, you will also be responsible for driving output and ensuring a high standard of performance is consistently achieved, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and innovation within the team.

This role will operate on a 3 shift system.

Other responsibilities will include:
• To cultivate a Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery mentality across the whole team.
• To ensure the Engineering workshop is always a safe and tidy working environment, utilising 5S methodologies.
• Supervising the Engineers on site ensuring they are working safely and completing tasks to a high standard with a ‘fix it right, fix it once’ mentality.
• To support the Engineers with ‘Breakdown analysis’ and Root Cause Analysis.
• Manage specific project teams for zero loss and process improvement projects.
• Support the development and training needs of the Engineering team.

About You – the Maintenance/Engineering Supervisor

You will be an experienced Maintenance/Engineering Supervisor with excellent communication skills and the ability to influence behaviours at all levels. You will be passionate about health and safety with tangible experience in implementing and maintaining high safety standards.

Other requirements include:

• Minimum HNC/ HND in electrical/ mechanical engineering.
• ILM level 3 certificate or equivalent.
• The following qualifications are desirable: IOSH, Six Sigma Green Belt
• A proven leader capable of motivating a team.
• Previous experience of a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
• Familiar with the Hierarchy of control, Root Cause Analysis, 5Y, 6M, DMAIC and the Counter Measure ladder.

Thank you for your application!

We are currently recruiting for a wide range of roles within the Engineering & Manufacturing sectors. Check out our website to see our live roles:

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Due to the high number of applicants unfortunately we are unable to respond to every candidate. If you have not heard from us within 30 days of your submission, we are sorry to inform you that your application has been unsuccessful.

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