Workshop Supervisor

Location Dewsbury
Discipline: Commercial Vehicles, Plant Hire, Powered Access, Lifting & Handling, Rail Plant, Material Handling, Cranes, Heavy Plant, Construction Plant
Associated job titles: Workshop Manager, Workshop Supervisor, Depot Manager , Assistant Manager, Heavy Plant Fitter, Heavy Plant Engineer , Chargehand
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £30k - 36k per year + Van + overtime + bonus
Contact name: Leo Edwards

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01933 667223
Job ref: 39146
Published: 23 days ago

Workshop Supervisor- Based near to Dewsbury - £30K - £36k DOE + overtime - Hands on Supervisor to join a construction based hire company.

The Role of the Workshop Supervisor

The workshop supervisor will be based near Dewsbury 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 specialist equipment from plant or material handling. Your main responsibility will be to ensure the efficient running of the workshop. You may have LOLER/PUWER and an IPAF licence.

Duties of the workshop supervisor

  • Arranging delivery and collection of plant machinery
  • Support and assist with leadership and technical advice to engineers
  • Repair and maintain equipment, setting an example with your standards of work
  • Oversee the availability of equipment/spares
  • Liaise with colleagues to optimise 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 heavy plant, plant machinery, operated plant, material handling or similar machinery is essential.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • 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

Benefits for the Workshop Supervisor include:

  • High end salary with bonus and career progression mapped out
  • Company vehicle
  • Overtime available
  • Top benefits package - many options available
  • 31 days holidays (including bank holidays)