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Workshop Supervisor

  • Salary: £40000 - £40500 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Ruislip, Middlesex
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 31/08/2018
  • Job reference: J392289A

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Workshop Supervisor

£40,500 per annum

Monday to Friday

1 in 4 Saturdays

Permanent, Full-time

Ruislip Based

I am recruiting a Workshop Supervisor to work for a FTSE 250 Engineering Organisation who manage the London Fire Brigade's (LFB) vehicle fleet. LFB is the UK's largest fire and rescue service and this company manage and improve availability of its fleet of 500 vehicles and 50,000 pieces of specialist equipment across Greater London.

You will manage the HGV Mechanics/Technicians in a modern and fully equipped workshop. This is a floor management role with focus on resource management, technical utilisation and workshop productivity.


  • 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 Apprentices
  • 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
  • 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
  • Constantly monitor technician performance on jobs, complete job card write ups as you go so job change overtime is kept to a minimum


  • IRTEC or HNC related certification or City & Guilds 1 & 2 in Motor Vehicle Studies or equivalent NVQ levels 2 & 3
  • Experience in the repair and maintenance of HGVs
  • Held a supervisory role for minimum of 12 months in a workshop environment
  • Proven track record in the management and motivation of teams to deliver competitive advantage to the business
  • Ability to network and build effective relationships
  • Able to work effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Full Driving Licence

This is an excellent opportunity to join a market-leading organisation and progress your career in an interesting environment. If you are looking for your next opportunity, please either apply online or contact Beshley Isaacs on 0117 9309 723 or at .

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