Mechanical Supervisor

Location : Culham, Oxfordshire, England
Job Ref : JA1062
Consultant : James Alexander
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £40,000 - 40,001 per year + Pension & Healthcare


JA1062 – Mechanical Supervisor

Location – Culham, Oxfordshire

Salary – £40K


We are currently recruiting for a Mechanically bias Supervisor to join our clients’ FM team in Culham. The successful candidate will require 5 years continuous checkable UK history to get gain security clearance.

Job Purpose

  • Coordinate and manage Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM), Reactive Maintenance and extra works including emergencies in accordance with the contract requirements.
  • Provide the first line support for Site Maintenance Services Group (SMSG)
  • Provide support to the administration / help-desk team as appropriate
  • Support a Centre of Excellence delivery across all M&E activities.
  • Review Sub-Contractor RAMS and arrange access where required.
  • Provide Leadership and technical guidance to the team,
  • Ensure works are programmed and planned to achieve 100% Statutory Compliance
  • Provide support to the projects team with technical knowledge as required.
  • Be part of the Company Site Management team.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Human Resources
  • Ensure own holidays are planned and agreed in line with company HR policy and site cover is maintained
  • Ensure that direct reports holidays are booked in accordance with HR Policy and site cover is maintained
  • Carry out back to work interviews following periods of unauthorised absence.
  • Carry out annual appraisals and regular reviews of direct reports.
  • Highlight any training needs.
  • Support other departments to obtain team engagement.
  • Positively motivate team individuals and constantly review their effectiveness.
  • Planned Preventative Maintenance
  • Plan, Programme and Manage all Planned Preventative Maintenance to ensure that equipment is maintained in line with contract specification and Service Level Agreements.
  • Ensure 100% Statutory Compliance at all times
  • Ensure that the team update the CAFM system on their Tablets for each job.
  • Reactive Maintenance
  • Prioritise and Manage all Reactive Maintenance Calls to ensure that contract SLAs are met.
  • Ensure that the team update the CAFM system on their Tablets for each job.
  • Contractor Control
  • Ensure all subcontractors are on the Company approved suppliers list prior to engaging their services.
  • Ensure all subcontractors attending site have had a Company Site induction within the last 12 months.
  • Miscellaneous
  • Ensure office area, plant rooms, workshops and storage areas are kept clean and tidy.
  • Attend regular meetings as agreed with the Client and Company Manager.
  • Be proactive and initiate innovative methods to increase the efficiency of the service and provide continuous improvement.
  • Assist in the management and delivery of requested documentation and agreed reports to the Client in the necessary timescale.

Health & Safety

  • Ensure all work carried out complies with Company Facility Management Safety Policies.
  • Ensure all work carried out complies with UKAEAs Safety Policies.
  • Ensure all works carried out is covered with site specific Risk Assessments
  • Ensure that all Company Chemicals are correctly stored and that COSHH Data Sheets and Assessments are reviewed by the engineers before use
  • Administer the Permit to Access system in line with Company Policy.
  • Ensure Team complete Point of Works prior to commencing tasks
  • Ensure all Sub-Contractors comply with Company & Client Health and Safety policies.

Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge and Skills


  • High level of willingness with a “can do” attitude
  • Good Communication Skills, with the ability to ‘be in touch’ at all levels
  • Able to make decisions that will support the aims and objects of the contract in supporting the Client’s objectives
  • Good Literacy
  • Good PC Skills
  • Mechanical Apprenticeship – gained within the building maintenance industry or equivalent
  • Experience with similar maintenance and supervisory duties including fault diagnosis, and rectification
  • Experience in all aspects of general building PPM schedules

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