Maintenance Shift Supervisor

Location Hetton-Le-Hole
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Laura Shippen

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Published: 24 days ago

​Superior Recruitment Group are looking for an experienced Maintenance Shift Supervisor on behalf of our client based in Hetton-le-Hole. This is a full time permanent role.

Working hours will be across shifts as follows:-

  • Days: 06:00 - 14:30

  • Lates: 14:00 - 22:30


  • You will be responsible for the efficient and effective organisation of a small team of engineers.

  • Reporting to the Site Manger / Group Maintenance manager, you will be responsible for planning and distributing tasks to ensure planned maintenance is achieved for the mills to run effectively.

  • To work safely at all times complying with and using (safe systems of work using permit systems, method statement, dynamic risk assessments…).

  • To efficiently and effectively fault find / diagnose technical / process issues

  • To coordinate and cooperate with production supervision on a day-to-day basis to ensure smooth running of plant and equipment

  • To resolve breakdown issues with minimal impact to production.

  • To identify process and equipment improvement opportunities (maintenance schedules and equipment capability / reliability).

  • To be flexible in attendance to complete activities.

  • To follow instructions provided by site management / supervisors.

  • To maintain a clean and tidy work area at all times.

  • To be a proactive team member.

  • Improving technical skills and knowledge at all times.

  • To be IT competent and be able to complete shift reports detailing all relevant information to ensure continuation and / or review of repair.

  • Some overtime working is expected

  • To have some fabrication / welding skills

Technical Responsibilities / Requirements:

  • Ability to interpret electrical drawings.

  • Fault finding skills on automation systems.

  • Experience with AC/DC drives.

  • Understanding of PLC’s.

  • 18thedition IEE reg’s Desirable.

  • Able to test & inspect fixed wiring & equipment installations.

  • Cable & Containment selection experience.

  • Install, Build/rebuild of equipment projects.

  • Site & equipment (electrical) responsibility.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Recognised engineering apprenticeship or similar qualification.

  • 3 - 5 years' engineering experience gained working within a manufacturing environment.

  • Experience in PPM and fault finding on hydraulics and pneumatics systems on modern machinery and equipment.

  • Electrical knowledge

  • Using computer systems.

  • Sound maintenance / engineering experience in a production environment, ideally a heavy engineering environment

For more information and to apply, please submit your up to date CV and our specialist team will be in touch as soon as possible.