Engineering Supervisor

Date: 8 Jul 2024

Location: Liverpool, GB, L21 1LA

Company: Peel Ports

Vacancy - Engineering Supervisor


Are you seeking a role in which you can develop your skills and experience and progress your career further into a supervisory role?  Do you thrive on leading and inspiring high performing teams in a technical, operational environment?  We are seeking an Engineering Supervisor to join our team at the Port of Liverpool and help us keep the world moving!


Your Role


In this role, you will be tasked with overseeing a multi-skilled maintenance team to ensure efficient and safe operation of all aspects of the business unit. Your duties will include identifying and managing risks, implementing continuous improvement initiatives and ensuring compliance with all relevant regulations. Additionally, you will be responsible for leading minor capital projects, reviewing engineering standards and managing equipment availability.


You will play a key role in developing key performance indicators (KPIs) and tracking progress to address any operational issues that may arise. Your primary objective will be to ensure the integrity and longevity of all mechanical, electrical, and civil assets within the business unit, as well as to achieve lean operational goals and develop a comprehensive maintenance plan for asset reliability.


Furthermore, you will be expected to deputise for the maintenance manager when necessary and collaborate with other stakeholders to optimise overall performance. Your strong leadership skills and technical expertise will be vital in promoting high level performance within the  department whilst continuously developing the maintenance team.


What you'll bring


You will have experience leading and managing multi-functional and multi-skilled teams of Engineers in a heavy industry, manufacturing, or similar environment.  You will have knowledge of DSEAR, PUWER, LOLER, COSHH regulations and risk assessments.  Previous experience producing Root Cause Analysis and problem solving documentation.


Naturally confident, you will have excellent communication skills and be able to build strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.  You will ideally be qualified to a minimum HNC (or equivalent ) in a relevant discipline, and have knowledge of CMMS systems.


Who are we?


Already one of the UK’s leading port and logistics companies, we are planning substantial capital investment over the next 5 years to achieve our vision of becoming the UK’s leading port operator.  We have ambitious plans to grow and transform the supply chain to benefit our customers.  Our investments are decarbonizing our operations, which in turn is helping us work towards our goal of having Net Zero Port Operations by 2040.  Much of our success depends on our unrivalled facilities and technology. But in our sector, it comes down to having the right talent to enable our organisation to grow.


What we can offer you


In addition to a competitive salary, we have a strong track record of developing our people to expand their skills and experience and develop their careers.  Valuing and rewarding our workforce is important to us which is why we offer a fantastic range of flexible benefits to choose from, such as:


  • 27 Days Annual Leave (plus bank holidays)
  • Up to 10% Matched Contribution Pension
  • Peel Ports Flexible Benefits including salary sacrifice car scheme, healthcare cash plans, Cycle2Work Scheme, Critical Illness insurance, Gym Membership Scheme, Retail Vouchers, plus more!
  • Commitment to learning and personal development – Last year we supported over 50,000 hours of training and personal development!
  • We promote good physical and mental health and can provide additional support to colleagues via our Employee Assistance Programme when required


If you believe you have the skills and experience we are seeking and you want to join a thriving and ambitious place to work, we’d really like to hear from you! Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 22nd July 2024.


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