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Depot Supervisor

Posted: 3 Sep 2020 Closes: 3 Oct 2020
Peterborough, England Competitive
Permanent & Full-time 342709455

Our infrastructure services team delivers projects that maintain and enhance the built environment. Part of that is our work to operate, maintain and improve large parts of the UK road network. Whether you're involved in frontline operational work, design, project management or office-based services, every day you'll be helping to improve the lives of millions of people.

We are looking for a Depot Supervisor to join our infrastructure services team on our Peterborough Highway Services contract in Peterborough.

Working at Skanska as a Depot Supervisor you'll support the Depot Manager in the successful delivery of the contract whilst maintaining a positive working relationship with the client, contract team, supply chain and all other stakeholders. You will be required to organise, direct and be responsible for the day to day management of the operations team to ensure they are all working in a safe and efficient manner.

You'll find plenty of variety, opportunities for personal development and a constant stream of new challenges; all in a supportive and inclusive environment.

You'll:

  • Deliver the services in line with the contract requirements and to the satisfaction of the client and their customers.
  • Ensure all work allocated is appropriately programmed, planned, supervised and executed in accordance with specifications, drawings, dimensions and within agreed commercial limits (to include compliance with TMA notifications for all works).
  • Carry out a continual focus on operational gross margins of all work that you are delivering, from the pre-works planning stage, to on-site supervision - through effective management, you will always get the best from your teams. You will be empowered to take corrective action at any stage to ensure the best possible outcome.
  • Be responsible for the day to day Health & Safety of directly employed staff and Supply Chain Partners.
  • Support the implementation of IFE within Peterborough Highways Services
  • Ensure all work carried out is in accordance with local operational procedures and Skanska policies by ensuring all work instructions have target cost/and or job code and that any changes to work requests are formally recorded and coded.
  • Agree, set and monitor performance objectives in terms of time, cost, safety and quality programme.
  • Provide training, development and encouragement to staff and operatives to ensure all works are resourced with sufficiently competent and motivated resources for the role expected of them.
  • Ensure a regular timetable of internal communication with staff and operatives for which you are responsible.
  • Deliver regular toolbox talks and safety briefings to site staff.
  • Effectively manage all vehicles and plant used in the depot.
  • Closely monitor if plant is required and that it is used to full potential. No stood plant in the depot.
  • To actively promote continuous improvement within the depot.
  • Provide support in the development and mentoring of the apprentices.
  • Be prepared to be involved in Emergency and Winter Maintenance and to act as Depot Manager as required in the absence of the Depot Manager.

We're looking for:

  • Experience in construction delivery and workforce supervision.
  • A commercially driven individual, able to capture working cost efficiencies, cost control and saving money wherever possible for the mutual benefit of the client and Skanska.
  • Experience within the highway maintenance industry.
  • CSCS, NRSWA and SSSTS/SMSTS.
  • Effective team management, leadership, motivational and influencing skills to get the best from everyone.
  • Excellent customer skills and the ability to demonstrate influencing in all situations.
  • Good general IT skills are essential, particularly being proficient in Microsoft Office products.
  • The ability to drive excellent relationships with contacts at all levels - from the client to colleagues and contacts across the wider Skanska group.
  • The ability to remain flexible in your approach to the role whilst embracing change and helping to drive that change through the wider teams and through into the delivery.

We thrive through embracing differences, whether they be social backgrounds, ethnicity, disability, gender, age, religion, sexuality and any other protected characteristic - we know that diversity opens a rich potential for new ways of thinking, helping us to build successful and winning teams. We call it Naturally Skanska.

We would like you to perform at your best at every stage of our recruitment process. Please contact us on recruitment@skanska.co.uk if you require any adjustments that would support you throughout your application.

We welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need. Anyone who applies for a role can ask about flexibility at interview. In return, we will explore what is possible for the role.

This is an advert for our job vacancy, and therefore may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the role described, and may be amended at any time at the sole discretion of Skanska. For a full role profile, please contact us: recruitment@skanska.co.uk . The closing date for this vacancy may be subject to change any time at the sole discretion of the Business.

Additional Information
  • Location: Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Employee Status: Regular
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  • About Skanska: We thrive through embracing differences, whether they be social backgrounds, ethnicity, disability, gender, age, religion, sexuality and any other protected characteristic, we know that diversity opens a rich potential for new ways of thinking, helping us to build successful and winning teams. We call it Naturally Skanska.Make your next career move with us.

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