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Workshop Supervisor

  • Salary: Up to £40000 per annum + bonus
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Ruislip, Middlesex
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 03/01/2018
  • Job reference: J379432A

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Workshop Supervisor - FTSE 100 Engineering Organisation

£36,763 + Shift Allowance + Bonus


An excellent opportunity has arisen with a FTSE 100 engineering organisation. As a company they work in a number of diverse engineering industries worldwide. This particular role functions within their critical services division and provides vital engineering support to the London Fire brigade.

As the Workshop Supervisor you will be responsible for leading a team of technicians, focusing on resource management, technical utilisation, workshop productivity, VOR reduction and safety policies and compliance.


  • Supervise the workforce, both technical and administrative
  • Plan and progress work to ensure the effective use of both labour and equipment
  • Provide technical expertise to the Technicians and Apprentice
  • Drive the delivery of the most effective maintenance solution in line with agreed service perimeters
  • Build effective relationships with key suppliers and internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensure pass through costs are maximised and warranty parts are correctly dealt with
  • Develop colleagues and processes to deliver optimum technical service. Provide 1-2-1 support and reviews for colleagues via the PDR process
  • Planning and management of resource to ensure high service delivery levels are consistently achieved
  • Be an active member of the Operations Team and participate in business wide issues and the development of operational strategy
  • All job cards to be pre-timed/timings agreed with technicians prior to starting each job and monitored
  • Participate in the duty manager on call rota
  • During the work process supervisors must check hours booked against time allowed and update mobile Tranman. It is your responsibility to ensure all time booked is accounted for to maximise technician utilisation; any shortfalls must be justified
  • Constantly monitor technician performance on jobs, complete job card write ups as you go so job change overtime is kept to a minimum

Desirable experience

  • Time served apprentice background
  • Experience of supervising/leading teams
  • HGV/LGV experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Keen to develop and progress further with your career

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a market-leading organisation, offering excellent opportunities to gain new skills and grow your career. For more information or to apply please get in touch with Aaron Wallace using 0117 9309 726 or

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