Mechanical Supervisor
West Midlands

Mechanical Supervisor

Ref: 694| Posted: 4th Jun 2024

Edwards Employment Solutions Ltd are an award-winning, independent recruiter who support ‘employers of choice’ across the East Midlands and Yorkshire.  We partner with a wide range of companies within the Industrial, Engineering and Office Support sectors, bringing excellent career opportunities to YOU!

We are currently recruiting for a Mechanical Supervisor, to join the team at our Engineering client, based in Nottinghamshire.

They are a well-established and market leading engineering contractor, with strong links to the water and nuclear industries.

This role is field based and will cover the Midlands region

This is a permanent vacancy. You will be a direct employee, from day one.

Salary details & package

  • Market value salary package
  • 33 days holiday (including Public holidays)
  • Holiday buy back scheme - up to 5 days
  • Pension contributions - 4%
  • Performance bonus/incentives
  • Extra days holiday around Christmas
  • Company car/car allowance/fuel card - eligible roles
  • Professional development initiatives through our Academy
  • New employee finders fee/refer a friend (£500)
  • Electric vehicle charging
  • Emotional assistance programs (mental and emotional wellbeing)
  • Company sick pay
  • Free parking
  • Free tea/coffee
  • Company workwear
  • Social events - run by Social Committee
  • Long service awards
  • Health screening
  • Jury Service - Financial support scheme
  • Christmas gift vouchers


The Role – Mechanical supervisor

As a Mechanical Supervisor, you will be responsible for conducting mechanical operations to the highest possible standard of quality, efficiency and with minimal wastage and to ensure a provision of a safe working environment for all colleagues

  • Responsible for the day to day workload of designated project manager/Engineer Site based activities including tooling, paperwork, Site contact, time management and staffing.
  • Provide the link between project managers/Engineers & planning to ensure relevant Site teams are aware of their workload under the supervisors control, offering advice on vehicle allocation, tooling plant & equipment, working away from home and all other matters with respect of Site activities.
  • Implement the Health, Safety, Environment and Quality Policy and procedures in all operations and activities under their control, focusing on excellence in all work areas utilising best practices to achieve the company’s goals.
  • Ensure that detailed Risk Assessments and Safe Systems of Work (along with other relevant paperwork required e.g. CPP’s, Method Statements) are available, communicated, understood and implemented with all relevant Site Engineers/Contractors/Visitors.
  • Deputise for Project Manager where required on Site.
  • Work to company procedures and assist in appraisals as required.
  • Ensure that manpower, tools/equipment and vehicles are utilised fully for maximum efficiency to assist Project Managers/Engineers get the best possible project performances.
  • Be aware of the financial objectives of all Projects in their control to ensure they are able to influence the final results of completion to agreed timescales, expecting quality and maximum profitability. This will include overtime control and excellent resource management.
  • Encourage positive behavioural change in attitudes to issues that relate to business expenditure.


 The Candidate-YOU!

Must have:

  • Minimum  level 3 qualification or have 10 years field based experience within the engineering industry.
  • PASMA or MEWP training.
  • Crane operations training (either Slingers Signaller or Lift supervisor to CPCS standard).
  • Health & Safety First Aid (3 day)
  • Confined Space Training (Current)
  • Level 3 Leadership Training (or working towards).
  • CSCS Supervisors card

Do you feel you match the criteria? Contact us today!

Please apply today with a current CV, or call the office for a chat about your suitability on 01246 886366.

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