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Maintenance Supervisor

RS Group
Nuneaton, GB
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Role: Engineer Supervisor
Location: Nuneaton, CV10

Full-time, Permanent


FRIDAY - SUNDAY: 06:00 - 18:00

Our maintenance team keeps our distribution centres going and out supervisors lead the team from the front.

Working during our all-important weekend hours, you will coordinate the team to ensure that kit is kept up and running and also well maintained for the weekday team.

Our goal is to make amazing happen by ensuring our customers get their products when they need them, you will be integral to this.

What will I be doing?

Your main role as a supervisor will be to keep the line running and ensuring that your team (both employees, temps and contractors) are doing what they need to do to maximise up time and pro-actively complete on-going maintenance.

Your other responsibilities will include:

  • Agreeing, assign and support maintenance 'project work'.
  • Delivering an effective resource plan so you can meet the KPI's required.
  • Ensuring Health & Safety documentation is up-to-date.
  • Ensure the work place is safe and tidy at all times.
As a supervisor you will also need to effectively lead your team, you will do this by:

  • Carrying out 1-2-1s and ensure your team is effective and more importantly happy.
  • Support with their training requirements and their development desires.
  • Carry out disciplinary action where necessary.
More than anything it is essential that as the supervisor you will be responsible for the coordination of the team and their safety.

What do you need to be successful?

As the supervisor you will need to be able to practice what you preach, experience in a technical role as an engineer is essential to be successful.

You will also need:

  • Experience working in a distribution centre / manufacturing / warehouse.
  • Ability to interpret electrical, pneumatic, mechanical and PLC drawings and schematics.
  • Experience with electro-mechanical systems, MHE (Manual Handling Equipment) and detection equipment.
  • Familiarity with KPI's and budgeting.
  • Knowledge and familiarity of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
We are looking for someone who can come in an take effective leadership of one of our most important shifts, this could be your next step on the ladder of your career.

What are you waiting for? Apply now and join us at RS!

The extras you will get

At RS, our people's success isn't based on how long they spend at their desk. While you'll have contracted hours, we offer a flexible environment. That might be working from home, logging on at one of our offices in your country location, working part-time or compressed hours. Let us know how you like to work.

At RS, as well as the usual employee benefits you'd expect from a FTSE listed company, including annual performance bonus, enhanced maternity and paternity leave, private healthcare, and 30 days holiday, in the UK&I, we've just introduced a number of new Family Friendly Policies including:

  • Help for people to take control of ongoing Health conditions such as diabetes or asthma with £500 a year available for monitoring & consultation
  • Support for Neurodiverse colleagues and families with neurodiverse members with needs assessment, diagnosis and post diagnostic support for autism spectrum, ADHD, and Tourette's syndrome
  • Support for Women at different life stages from streamlined fertility support through to diagnosis and monitoring of both endometriosis and menopause
  • Helping our LGBTQ+ community through enhanced coverage for trans colleagues, including voice coaching, facial surgery, and gender confirmation surgery
  • Additions to Fertility coverage including IVF for lesbian couples and information/support around surrogacy and adoption for all

We are RS

At RS we've been solving engineering problems for over 80 years: big ones, small ones, easy and difficult ones. We turn the 'what ifs' into the 'why nots', the impossible into the possible.

Our purpose? Making amazing happen for a better world.

We offer service and product solutions. We send out a parcel every 2 seconds, to over 130 countries. We provide over 700,000 in-stock and over 3 million unstocked products to more than 1.2 million customers.

We want people like you, as you are curious about things, you like doing things differently and in a human way with empathy. Because that's exactly how we partner with people - our customers, suppliers, colleagues, and communities - to solve problems.

We'll also invest in your development and wellbeing - because building a more diverse and inclusive culture, being ethical, responsible, and committed to our Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) action plan is at the heart of everything we do.

Come and join us and we'll help you to think big, do more and unleash your brilliance, so you do amazing things too.

What to do next

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