Senior Engineer

Location Purley
Discipline: Plant Hire, Commercial Vehicles, Tool Hire, Powered Access, Power Generation, Agricultural, Material Handling, Heavy Plant, Demolition, Construction Plant, Capital Equipment
Associated job titles: Workshop Manager, Workshop Supervisor, Service Manager, Senior Engineer, Assistant Manager, Engineering Manager, Chargehand
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + company van
Contact name: Rachel Simpson

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01933 667229
Job ref: 41410a
Published: 24 days ago

Senior Engineer - Salary up to £50,000 DOE plus company van. Are you ready to join a well established company that provides market-leading products to the industrial and construction sectors? You will be based at one of their depots near Purley, where you will be joining a professionally led engineering team. 

Job Role of Senior Engineer:

  • As the senior engineer, you will be supervising the service engineers in relation to time and workloads and the ability to make clear and accurate decisions.
  • You will need to have experience in parts ordering and effectively plan the logistics for spare parts, tools, transport, and manpower to arrive in a timely manner.
  • You will be hands-on, assisting with any mechanical or electrical work on a range of plant machinery including telehandlers, dumpers or diggers.
  • Checking and processing time sheets and inspection reports.
  • You will need to be able to train and develop your engineering team.

To be successful in this role, you will need to have previous experience within the construction industry as a workshop manager, workshop supervisor, workshop foreperson, chargehand or senior engineer. You will also have previous experience managing engineers within the plant hire, agricultural, vehicle, automotive or HGV background. We will also consider candidates that are looking for the next step in their engineering career, and looking to progress into a supervisor/manager role. You will hold a full UK driving license. 


  • Monday to Friday working hours.
  • Company Van
  • Healthcare Cash Plan
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays.
  • Pension scheme.

The Company:

You would be working for a well-established construction company that prides itself on providing outstanding customer service. To uphold their reputation, they are continuously finding ways to improve and streamline the business, to ensure they keep building a strong brand that many customers can rely on and come back to time and time again. To assist with the workload, they are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic senior engineer who has the ability to work within a fast-paced environment and motivate the team to work efficiently and effectively.

Please note that all potential employment offers are subject to pre-employment checks.