Maintenance Supervisor

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    Automation & Robotics

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    £33000 - £37000 per annum + shift allowance

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    Amo Rai

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    about 1 year ago

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Position - Shift Maintenance Supervisor

Location - Somerset

Salary - £33,000 - £37,000 + £5,000 shift allowance

Shifts are from 6am - 6pm / 6pm to 6am

We have an exciting opportunity for a Shift Maintenance Supervisor to join our team at our site in Somerset. It is expected that the successful candidate will possess proven experience of supervising an on-site maintenance team that deal with electro-mechanical faults and preventative maintenance operations on automated materials handling equipment within a warehouse environment.

The position is a Shift based role though the Supervisor is expected to be very flexible should the situation require out of hours attendance or overtime working. The role is very much a practical "hands on" role, not office based.

The Shift Maintenance Supervisor will be responsible to:

  • Provide complete customer satisfaction whilst enhancing the reputation of the company
  • Supervise external subcontractors and activities whilst they are on site
  • Ensure that all external contracts are updated & correct
  • Advise Site Manager on all training requirements, be they technical, regulatory or personal, based on in-depth interaction with Shift Supervisors/engineers
  • Assist the Site Manager to increase the efficiency of the company's support solutions
  • Be an effective team-leader focused on team building assisting Shift Supervisors to build & develop productive teams
  • Develop strong working relationship with Control Room Supervisor to promote and ensure a unified approach to problem solving & solutions
  • Work against timeframes to complete reactive repairs.
  • Interact with on-site management keeping them informed of local issues and successes and addressing all concerns in a professional manner
  • Appreciate Health & Safety considerations with regard to given tasks and be able to carry out risk assessments
  • Provide the data collation support for the Site Manager to deliver monthly summary and detailed reports, covering commercial and technical activities
  • Improve the service level and optimise resource utilisation through adoption of industry best practices

Qualification, skills and experience required:

  • Hold an HNC/ONC/BTEC or City and Guilds in an appropriate mechanical or electrical discipline
  • Knowledge of programmable logic controllers (PLC) preferably Siemens S7
  • A relevant IEE wiring regulations qualification (17th Edition)
  • IPAF licence for scissor lift
  • Working at Height (harness)
  • Customer focused and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Team orientated & competent in dealing with issues to resolve them diplomatically
  • Proven Organisation Skills
  • Physically fit and be able to work at height

To apply for the Maintenance Supervisor vacancy please email an up to date CV to Amo Rai, Senior Automation & Robotics consultant.

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