Current Vacancy: Engineering Supervisor (Hereford, UK)

Working within the Automotive, Aerospace, Oil & Gas, Power Generation and Process Industries, our client is the world leader in the invention, production and supply of high-nickel alloys for critical engineering. 


Due to continued growth, we are currently looking for a Multi-Skilled Engineer for their plant in Hereford, UK. This role reports to the Engineering Manager and is to provide engineering supervision/support and expertise as directed by the Engineering Manager to your team and Production Department. Support other Engineering Departmental Managers when required. 



  • Provide engineering supervision/support and expertise as directed by the engineering manager to your team and production department. Support to other engineering departmental mangers when required. 
  • Carry out fault diagnosis/direction and provide rapid response to breakdown situations within the maintained areas. 
  • Audit safety systems, thus ensuring that safe working conditions are always maintained within the responsible engineering and production departmental areas. 
  • Exercise and promote as part of a Team working environment a safe systems of work policy, to include undertaking Method statements and Risk assessment for tasks being undertaken. 
  • Ensure efficient communication between team leader and shifts, including control of Shift handovers and Miquest entries. 
  • Adopt and pursue a working style that will continually improve and enhance work practices within the areas of responsibility. 
  • Monitor the Engineering Stores and ensure spares are available to ensure minimum downtime of Critical Plant within the area of responsibility. 
  • Investigate methods of reducing plant downtime and increasing plant efficiencies within the engineering department. 
  • Plan/Implement and ensure Planned Maintenance activities are being carried out on all equipment within your department. 
  • Carry out Health and Safety improvements within your area and attend health and safety meetings. 
  • Ensure that your Engineering maintain housekeeping to a high standard as specified within the 5’S audit process. 
  • Implement and control a consultative team-working approach to quickly identify and resolve engineering problems within the responsible areas. 
  • Ensure that all Engineering plant within the areas are correctly serviced, maintained and calibrated in conjunction with the Planned Maintenance System.   
  • Attendance of any meetings as required and supplying daily update information to the engineering manager for his morning brief. 
  • Ensure within the engineering team through the team leader the planning of Shift/Holiday cover resource. 
  • Carry out the necessary disciplinary procedures when required 
  • Ensure communication to team is carried out through team briefs. 
  • Determine spares requirements and plan maintenance shutdowns with production. 


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • HNC Maintenance/Manufacturing Engineering or Similar 
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience within an engineering environment in a supervisory role. 



  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels. 
  • Independent thinking and decision making.  
  • An analytical problem solver — someone who can distil complex issues into coherent solutions. 
  • Ability to meet requirements within demanding timescales. 
  • Able to network and build relationships, with strong interpersonal skills. 
  • Self-reliant, flexible and resourceful.  Sets high standards. 
  • Able to analyse and propose solutions quickly and accurately.  Learns quickly 
  • Positive attitude and approach to all issues. Solution oriented 
  • Innovation to new/modified processes 
  • Must have knowledge and understanding of assign plant and its manufacturing environment 


Industry: Engineering/Manufacturing 

Location:   Hereford, UK 

Salary: £ Neg  

Contract type:Perm 


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