Workshop Supervisor

Location Kent
Discipline: Plant Hire, Powered Access, Heavy Plant, Construction Plant
Associated job titles: Workshop Manager
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Van
Contact name: Rachel Simpson

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01933 667229
Job ref: 32726
Published: 26 days ago

Workshop Supervisor - Based North Kent - £35K - £40k DOE + Van - Hands on Plant Supervisor to join a construction plant hire company and supervise a team of up to 10 staff 

The Role of the Workshop Supervisor

The workshop foreman will be based near Dartford and will be responsible for up to 10 members of staff, providing support and guidance whilst also being hands on repairing plant equipment such as diggers, dumpers, excavators, telehandlers etc. Your main responsibility will be to ensure the efficient running of the workshop

Duties of the workshop supervisor

  • Arranging delivery and collection of plant machinery
  • Support and assist with leadership and technical advice to engineers
  • Oversee the availability of equipment/spares
  • Liaise with colleagues to optimize efficiency and implement lean ways of working
  • Carry out risk assessments to meet health and safety guidelines
  • Provide efficient cost management of spares and repairs to equipment and vehicles
  • Workshop staff Management

Ideal Candidate

  • Previous experience in repairing plant machinery is essential.
  • PC literate
  • Excellent communication skills
  • NVQ level 2 or C & G in Plant Maintenance would be preferred - time-served experience considered
  • Administration skills
  • Leadership and decision making
  • Ability to work under pressure to set deadlines and prioritise tasks
  • A confident and flexible attitude
  • Full UK Driving licence

The ideal candidate will be located in either of the following areas Dartford, Gravesend, Strood, Rochester, Chatham, Gillingham, Sittingbourne, Maidstone, Sevenoaks, Tonbridge, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Ashford and surrounding areas.


Agricultural, Construction Plant, Heavy Plant, Plant Hire

Alternative Job Title(s):

Chargehand, Senior Engineer, Supervisor,

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