Our blue chip Client is looking for a Workshop Supervisor (Aviation) in Birmingham.
The Workshop teams are pivotal in enabling Operations to deliver safe and consistently reliable customer service. With a varied fleet the workshop teams are responsible for maintaining, diagnosing and repairing vehicles and specialised Ground Support Equipment to the highest of standards. Working as part of team you will ensure asset up time is maximised and equipment is maintained in accordance with stringent standards. Shift work and overtime will be required.
To manage the fleet workshops in accordance with Health & Safety regulations, assist in compilation and development of Risk Assessments and Safe Systems of Work.
To ensure that all staff are aware of and adhere to the relevant risk management standards.
To ensure safe systems of work are implemented in all aspects of workshop activity.
To undertake the line management local staff in the workshop environment, ensuring procedures and regulatory compliance of the fleet is adhered to at all times. To manage and update the 'Fleet Management' system in line with Company procedures.
Responsible for all aspects of repair and maintenance of vehicles/equipment and allocated equipment, including deployment and management of all workshop and administration staff within the designated area of responsibility.
To be responsible for conducting staff PDR's
To manage the budgets of the workshops within the designated area of responsibility, with particular reference to labour and parts spend.
To be responsible for workshop stores facility, overseeing the ordering of vehicle parts, spares and tyres, ensuring that correct stock levels are maintained and redundant stock is removed and disposed of in line with Trust procedures.
To manage the PDI process for new vehicles/equipment to include the commissioning and de-commissioning of all vehicles/equipment onto and off the fleet.
Be flexible within working hours, covering weekend working and weekend call out rota, enabling fleet to provide 24/7 365 days per year cover for maintained fleet.
Qualifications and Competencies:
Evidence of previous successful management of a maintenance team.
Evidence of advanced theoretical and practical knowledge across the broad range specialist fields encompassed within vehicle engineering.
In possession of at least three GCSE's / O Level or Leaving Cert (and equivalent)
Strong computer systems and applications Skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, Office 365, SharePoint and hand-held technology). Experience in using a modern fleet management system.
A good level of mechanical/electrical/hydraulic engineering experience is required.
Technical Apprenticeship to NVQ Level 3 or equivalent.
Sound knowledge of Workshop Health and Safety legislation
A knowledge of lean techniques and the application of 6S management plans and activities.
Ability to travel to and from work at times where public transport is not available.
Physically fit, able to work in a manual environment and repeatedly lift to 25kg throughout a shift.
A full valid UK driving license and ideally a Forklift Operators Licence.
Previous experience working in an aviation environment is desired.
Good computer (PC) skills, maintenance programs, e.g. Maximo is essential.
Willingness to travel when necessary for training or to assist other stations with GSE needs.
Understanding and competence to oversee Airline Au