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Shift Supervisor - Maintenance

  • Location

    Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Engineering and Manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000 - £51000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Connor Jones

  • Contact email:

    connorjones@workwithglee.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH25740_1635068252

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Connor Jones


Our client, a global manufacturing and engineering firm are looking to expand their site team with an additional shift supervisor to manage the site teams on various shifts.


*Dupont shift pattern

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage electrical and mechanical maintenance staff on site
  • Manage various shifts
  • First-line contact for immediate reaction to emergency break-down on plant, equipment
  • Effectively manage break-down and/or failure of equipment and plant by taking appropriate remedial action in the following areas: PLC's, Electrical Control Systems, Hydraulics and Pneumatics, Drives & Servos
  • Liaise with team leaders, production and operations managers to inform them of progress of break-downs and preventative maintenance
  • When situation demands source and collect from suppliers, replacement parts for emergency break-downs/equipment failures.
  • Carry out a safe system of work for Predictive, Preventative and Planned Maintenance as required.
  • Assist in carrying out modifications, improvement activities and other tasks to reduce machine down-time and improve safety at work.
  • Carry out checks on machinery/plant/equipment in accordance with planned maintenance each month.
  • Undertake replacement of worn parts either as required or on a regular replacement cycle.
  • Undertake projects requested by the Engineering & Maintenance manager


Experience required:

  • Apprentice trained/ time served engineer with recognised relevant industry qualification.
  • Ability to read and understand electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic drawings.
  • Exposure or experience working with various PLCs
  • Experience in maintaining production and manufacturing equipment within heavy engineering industries
  • Experience leading maintenance teams


If you are interested in finding out more about this role - please apply now with your most recent and up-to-date CV or email for more information.

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