Plant Supervisor

Posted 02 May 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineOil and Gas Recruitment
Contact NameFinlay Asher

Job description

We have a current opportunity for a Plant Supervisor (Mechanical) on a permanent basis. The position will be based in Manchester. For further information about this position please apply.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Act as the Plant Manager's representative in absence of Plant Management, and on-site company representative to internal & external contacts, services, authorities & customers
  • Work as part of the operating team to ensure safe, efficient and reliable execution of all aspects of plant operation
  • Be responsible for all aspects of safety, health, quality and environmental compliance, site security, and mechanical maintenance
  • Be responsible for planning and execution of routine maintenance and shutdowns
  • Have shared responsibilities for operation, optimisation, productivity and best practice locally
  • Provide out of hours assistance for plant & satellite emergencies and operational/maintenance issues on a call-out basis
  • Ensure compliance with safety policies and practices
  • Resolve mechanical and process related issues and breakdowns on site and at satellites
  • Manage the stock of spare parts and equipment held on site and accurate stock management of the bin locations via SAP
  • Maintain meticulous record keeping and complete the administrative elements of the role timely and accurately (such as SAP and plant logs)
  • Ensure all work is within compliance to external standards ISO14001, ISO9001, ISO13485, ISO45001, GMP/GDP, FSSC22000
  • Ensure general duties activities are completed within the necessary timescale including LOLA, PUWER, Waste Management, Painting, General Housekeeping, etc.
  • Train apprentices and new supervisors

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Level 3 external qualification in Mechanical Engineering or Completion of recognised mechanical apprenticeship or proven skills in this area; Level 4/5 Engineering qualifications preferred
  • Strong safety mindset and focus on operating practices
  • Good interpersonal and team working skills is crucial to working in a small team size
  • Good communication and customer facing skills
  • Proactive and self-motivated with a positive attitude to deliver results
  • Ability to work alone on occasions when on site at the satellites
  • Ability to work under pressure and in an extremely busy environment particularly during major plant turn around maintenance activities

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.