Fleet & Maintenance Shift Supervisor

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Job Description

We are now recruiting Workshop Shift Supervisors at  West Midlands Workshop on a permanent contract, with the potential to earn over £50,000 per annum.

Do you want to join the largest fleet operator in the UK? Do you want to take the next step and develop your career?

Salary: £39,854 per annum.

 

Week 1 : Early Shift working between 06:00 – 14:30 5 days over 6 including a Saturday with a day off in the week. £50 weekend shift allowance applicable

Week 2 : Early Shift working between 06:00 – 14:30 Mon to Fri
Week 3 : Night shift working between 21:30 – 06:00 – £117 weekly night shift allowance applicable Mon – Fri
Week 4 : Late Shift working between 13:30 – 22:00 –  £78 weekly late shift allowance applicable. Mon – Fri

 

Saturday working will change to once every 3 weeks. This workshop is not currently operational on a Sunday but may do so in the future and will be included as part of the shift pattern.

Benefits

• 22.5 days annual holiday (plus bank holidays) on entry, with the option to purchase more, rising with service
• A 39.5 hour working week (excluding meal breaks)
• A competitive company pension scheme
• A great opportunity to develop your career working for the largest fleet operator in the UK
• Modern workshop facilities and equipment
• PPE and image clothing (including overalls and steel toe capped boots) supplied
• Annual training and development plan provided
• Development and progression opportunities

About the role

Reporting to the Fleet Workshop Manager, the Shift Supervisor provides a pivotal supporting role to the Workshop management team. Responsible for leading operations across a shift in line with production planning and control requirements, the Supervisor will deploy agreed processes and staff resources to ensure the Workshop operates safely and delivers high levels of quality and efficiency.

As an experienced Supervisor you will have your own personal toolkit equipped to undertake routine maintenance and repair of light/heavy vehicles. Specialist tooling and equipment will be provided for common use by everyone within the workshop.

A professionally qualified motor vehicle technician, you will have previous experience of leading a team of vehicle technicians. Having worked with a diverse range of vehicles up to 7.5 tonnes – delete if not applicable you will have excellent knowledge of Health & Safety procedures as well as the ability to clearly communicate technical issues to team members.

Key Responsibilities include:

Effective stock control processes and ensuring accurate and timely completion of work orders and associated vehicle documentation to meet both business and legal requirements.

Undertaking a full range of technician duties as and when required.

First line leadership including the delivery of Weekly Team Meetings, shift huddles, involvement in the remedial approach to conduct issues and ensuring a Technicians’ wellbeing following return from sick absence.

A professionally qualified motor vehicle technician, you will have previous experience of leading a team of vehicle technicians. Having worked with a diverse range of vehicles up to 7.5 tonnes you will have excellent knowledge of Health & Safety procedures as well as the ability to clearly communicate technical issues to team members.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

Successful candidates must be fully qualified to at least advanced level (IMI Level 3 in Light or Heavy vehicle maintenance & repair or an equivalent qualification) and have proven (via CV) experience of working on a wide range of vehicles for example LCV/LGV. A full manual UK driving licence is essential.

About us

Five centuries in business has made Royal Mail more than a household name. We connect companies, customers and communities across the country, delivering a ‘one-price-goes-anywhere’, universal postal service to more than 29 million addresses across the UK.

One of the UK’s leading companies, we are focused on achieving our vision of being recognised as the best delivery company in the UK and across Europe. We want to be more commercial, flexible and efficient and are employing our strong brand and a range of new products and services to achieve this.

Our logistics team are responsible for keeping everything moving. They ensure that millions of pieces of mail are delivered on time every year across the UK and internationally. Without logistics we simply wouldn’t be able to function. The physical transportation of mail is what we do.

Job Reference Number 307607
 

Royal Mail are proud of our diverse employee network groups and the active role they play to support belonging and encourage a positive work environment. We are firmly committed to inclusion and passionate about our people representing the communities we serve.

 

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