We are now recruiting Shift Supervisor at Guildford Workshop
Job Reference Number 88351
Five centuries in business has made Royal Mail more than a household name. We connect companies, customers and communities across the country, delivering a ‘one-price-goes-anywhere’, universal postal service to more than 29 million addresses across the UK.
Our market is changing, but as one of the UK's leading companies we are focused on achieving our vision of being recognised as the best delivery company in the UK and across Europe. We want to be more commercial, flexible and efficient and are employing our strong brand and a range of new products and services to achieve this.
Our logistics team are responsible for keeping everything moving. They ensure that millions of pieces of mail are delivered on time every year across the UK and internationally.
Without logistics we simply wouldn’t be able to function. The physical transportation of mail is what we do.
About the role
Monday to Friday 36.5 hours per week, working alternate shifts of 6:00 - 14:00 and 11;00 - 19:00
Reporting to the Fleet Workshop Manager, the Shift Supervisor provides a pivotal supporting role to the Workshop management team. Responsible for leading operations across a shift in line with production planning and control requirements, the Supervisor will deploy agreed processes and staff resources to ensure the Workshop operates safely and delivers high levels of quality and efficiency.
Key Responsibilities include:
Effective stock control processes and ensuring accurate and timely completion of work orders and associated vehicle documentation to meet both business and legal requirements.
Undertaking a full range of technician duties as and when required.
First line leadership including the delivery of Weekly Team Meeting, shift huddles, involvement in the remedial approach to conduct issues and ensuring a Technicians’ wellbeing following return from sick absence.
A professionally qualified motor vehicle technician, you will have previous experience of leading a team of vehicle technicians. Having worked with a diverse range of vehicles up to 7.5 tonnes you will have excellent knowledge of Health & Safety procedures as well as the ability to clearly communicate technical issues to team members.
Knowledge, Skills & Experience
BTEC National Motor Vehicle Engineer or
City & Guilds MVCS Parts 1 and 2
NVQ Levels 1,2,3
IMI Technical Certificate (or equivalent older C&G qualifications)
NB. Qualifications achieved through the Armed Forces considered subject to advice
A full UK driving licence is essential.
Salary & Benefits
With a starting salary of c£28,212, a Shift Supervisor can also expect the following benefits;
Four weeks annual leave on entry with options to purchase more.
A 36.5 hour working week.
A competitive Company Pension Scheme.
And lastly a great opportunity to develop your career working for the largest fleet operator in the UK.
We are an inclusive employer with equality, diversity and fairness at the heart of our values. We welcome applications from individuals from all different backgrounds and are committed to promoting fair participation and equality of opportunity for all of our job applicants.
Transportation, Logistics, Manager, Operations, Management
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