Maintainer Supervisor



Working on this MOD contract - currently looking for Workshop/Maintenance Engineer Supervisor salary for circa £37k + the £3k Sponsored Reservist bonus.

Supervision and mentoring of Workshop/Maintenance Engineers

Proactively maintain a fleet of military and commercial MHE and Plant vehicles and other associated ancillaries, both within their engineering capabilities.

Maximise the operational availability of military and commercial MHE, Plant vehicles and other associated ancillaries by investigating, understanding, and eliminating failed/fault operation of those products.

The service and maintenance of diesel, LPG and electrical MHE and Plant vehicles and other associated ancillaries.

Both at outset and as work progresses, liaise with controller and customer on the range of expected work providing clarity and understanding by all parties to ensure the likely timescales and associated costs are understood.

Identify the root cause of a breakdown in a timely manner and ensure the correct parts are obtained in the most cost-effective way. Use any available resources to achieve this, including when required the Technical team.

Ensure all work complies with engineering standards and, as relevant, manufacturer specification/tolerances.

Carry out inspection/checks on own work as it proceeds and ensure that the equipment performs satisfactorily and is safe before handing back to the customer.

Identify any further work required on a machine and ensure the customer is made aware of the fact, especially where a cost to the customer is to be incurred. The engineer should ensure that they maximise any potential revenue for equipment that has been damaged.

Level 3 Engineering Qualification (C&G or NVQ Technical Certificate and Functional Skills) in a related engineering function i.e.:

Vehicle Systems Maintenance

Vehicle Electrics/Electronics

Vehicle Diagnostics

Automotive Engineering


Power Train

Level 4 Engineering Diagnostics or Management Qualification in any of the above - desirable

Driving Licence Category B


Driving Licence Category C

Extensive experience working in a related engineering function, e.g. Car Mechanic, HGV Fitter, Plant Fitter or a formal apprenticeship qualification.

Demonstrable knowledge and insight in three of the four main product elements (Engines, Hydraulics, Power Train and Vehicle Electrics/Electronics) with a working knowledge of the fourth.

Extensive military experience.

Demonstrable knowledge of MHE and Plant operations.

Demonstrable leadership experience


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