Workshop Supervisor (Plant Hire)


Reference: 30716
Up to £27k + Vehicle + O/T
Closing Date: 04/02/2018

A fantastic opportunity has become available with a continuously growing company, NO weekend work and fantastic benefits and career prospects on offer.


The Role

You will be managing a small team of fitters in a hands on role and maintaining the workshop/yard area to company standards and procedures pertaining to health and safety regulations.  

  • Become part of the hiring process from interviewing to inductions and training
  • Motivate staff and lead by example of best practice.
  • Minimising associated costs and maximising efficiency.
  • Responsible for HR issues concerning staff working both in the workshop and mobile.
  • Motivating staff to achieve their potential and overall effectiveness of their performance.
  • To work within the confines of the budget and maintain/exceed targets.
  • Maintain, service and repair a range of construction plant machinery
  • Attend performance meetings
  • Health and Safety

To be successful

You will have strong leadership skills in order to motivate your team, with the additional determination and ambition to achieve set targets. 


Good organisational and administration skills will be required as well as the ability to offer a wide and diverse range of hands on skills within plant equipment maintenance.

An NVQ in plant maintenance or equivalent would be an advantage

  • Excellent relationship building
  • Experience in repairing and maintaining plant equipment including petrol, diesel, hydraulic and electrical appliances is essential.
  • Ideally NVQ in plant maintenance or equivalent
  • Health and Safety awareness
  • Experience working as a supervisor
  • Good organisational skills and work well under pressure
  • Ability to lead and coach others
  • Full driving licence


The Company

One of the UK’s leading equipment hire companies having a large portfolio of hire and service centres all across the UK.  

The Company is looking to add to the management team in order to improve productivity and customer satisfaction to help achieve the future expansion plans.


Up to £27k plus vehicle + O/T

Monday to Friday


In return, an excellent package is available as well as future opportunities to progress as the business grows.


Accommodation, Construction Plant, Lifting & Handling, Non Mechanical, Plant Hire, Powered Access, Pumps, Tool Hire

Alternative Job Title(s):

Chargehand,Foreman,Maintenance Engineer,Mechanical Engineer,Mechanical Fitter,Plant Fitter,Senior Engineer,Service Manager,Supervisor,Workshop Manager

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Talk to a consultant!

Talk to Rachel Simpson, our specialist consultant managing this position.

01933 667 229