Workshop Supervisor

Stafford, Staffordshire
Up to £15 per hour + benefits, enhanced ovetime rates.
21 Aug 2019
04 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Selwood is a leading provider within the Pump and Plant industry and is one of the largest privately owned companies serving the Water, Environmental and Construction industries.
About The Role:
The Selwood Repair Centre is based in Hixon, Staffordshire and our team of skilled Pump Fitters are inviting applications for a Workshop Supervisor to join the team. The purpose of the role is to ensure effectivemaintenance and a high standard of presentation of the hire fleet along with assisting the Sales Controller in the day to day activities of the branch.
The Repair Centre is a busy workshop supporting our Pump Hire network nationwide and is responsible for the servicing and repair of the Pump fleet.
Qualifications & Tickets required:
  • Due to the nature of this role, we will require individuals to hold an NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Plant Maintenance or similar qualification in the maintenance of various diesl engines or construction Plant equipment.

  • Ensure that Company rules and procedures, standard safety measures and fire regulations are enforced.
  • Supervise and monitor approved training programmes for other staff as necessary.
  • At all times set a professional example of good management and discipline, ensure that all Company property and equipment is maintained as to the required Company standard to prevent any accident or injury to any person or damage to Company property.
  • Ensure that all the necessary administration required for the control of work within the department is completed and submitted to the Branch Manager.
  • Develop and maintain a workshop repair programme for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of hire fleet, sales and customers' machines.
  • Identify any problems relating to extensive costs or repetitive repairs to individual or groups of machines or equipment and report to Branch Manager.
  • Report to Branch Manager any proposals for modifications to machines or equipment.
  • Chase outstanding spares or material requirements required for work in hand or awaiting repairs that are likely to cause work to fall behind schedule.
  • Recommend improvements to work methods, systems, procedures and equipment likely to reduce waste and cost and ensure implementation of those improvements when approved.
  • Ensure that all the necessary administration required for the control of work within the department is completed and submitted to the Branch Manager.
  • To help ensure all damage is notified and charged to the customer where applicable.
  • As necessary, to personally carry out work in compliance with recommended manufacturer's procedures and having regard for own health and safety, Company employees, customers, general public and the environment.
  • Understand and interpret work to relevant instructions and technical information available, so as to carry out all tasks in the most efficient and safe manner.
  • Maintain own work area, whether on customer's or Selwood sites, in a clean and tidy state.
  • Ensure all small tools or equipment used be kept in a good condition and any defects recorded.
  • To comply with all PPE requirements, either by Selwood or specific customer site regulations.


Must be fit and able to operate vehicles, Selwood and customer's, machines without impaired vision or hearing and must comply with statutory medical standards.
What we can offer you:
Selwood are happy to offer a competitive rate inline with skills & qualifications , 24 days + Bank Holidays, Pension Scheme and free parking on site.Selwood are committed to the continual development and training of our staff and will offer a number of courses relevant to this roles and our products.

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