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Working Supervisor - Vehicle Mechanic

Tyne and Wear, Newcastle upon Tyne
Up to £35887 per annum
Closing date
19 Apr 2024

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Job Title: Working Supervisor - Vehicle Mechanic
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 0RG
Compensation: £35,887 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF56609

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Workshop Supervisor at our Newcastle upon Tyne site.

The role
As a Workshop Supervisor, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. This is great opportunity to be an integral part in a small close-knit team who ensure the delivery teams have everything they need to deliver efficiently and safely.

Day to day, you'll lead a small team and perform service delivery activities as part of the overall team's outputs. They provide the supervisory and first line management responsibilities to smaller and often remote teams located in locations such as In Barrack Equipment Support (IBES) sites and onsite customer service. You'll also ensure systems are updated to reflect current production status providing visibility.

  • Managing employee lifecycle (recruitment through to exit processes)
  • Managing employee relations (disciplinary, grievance, welfare)
  • Performance management (including objective setting, appraisals, managing poor performance, reward/recognition)
  • Managing resource levels (absence management, annual leave, use of overtime)
  • System administration - ERP, safety near misses, asset management, quality, Quality Management System (QMS)

This role is full time, 37 hours per week, and based on site at our Albemarle workshop, located 1.7 miles south of Stamfordham, Northumberland and 10.5 miles west of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (NE15 0RG).

Essential experience of the Workshop Supervisor:

  • Competent PC user (MS Office, MS Outlook, SharePoint, ERP system)
  • Ability to manage people, individuals, and teams.
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to challenge and have awkward conversations.
  • Ability to make rational decisions based on information available.

Qualifications for the Workshop Supervisor:

  • Completed relevant technical or vocational qualification equivalent to NQF Level 3 (Advanced apprenticeship, level 3 NVQ)
  • Educated to Level 2 in National Qualification Framework (NQF) as a minimum (Intermediate apprenticeship, Level 2 NVQ, GCSE - Grade A* - C, O Level A - C, CSE Grade1) or equivalent workplace experience

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance for this role.

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Contributory Pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities, and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 28/03/24


Be Part of Something Big.

From supporting national defence to saving lives and protecting communities, Babcock provides critical, complex engineering services in the UK and internationally.

Babcock delivers vital services and manages complex assets on behalf of their customers across three key markets; defence, emergency services and civil nuclear. You could be part of this, leveraging their technology, expertise, infrastructure and assets to ensure delivery for their customers, for whom failure is not an option.

Career Opportunities at Babcock

Working for Babcock will give you the opportunity to develop your career, with fantastic prospects for promotion, along with the ability to learn transferrable skills and earn nationally recognised qualifications.

Take a look below at the roles Manpower UK is currently recruiting for at Babcock.

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