Workshop Supervisor

Posting Date: 03 May 2019

Location: Park Royal, 0, GB, Park Royal

Company: Babcock

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Workshop Controller

Park Royal

About the role

Here at Babcock International we’re looking to recruit a Workshop Controller to supervise and co-ordinate Vehicle technicians, providing service and repair facilities to the MPS vehicle fleet. Ensuring that the service is delivered in a safe, cost effective and technically compliant manner to the standards required by various legal and safety requirements.

You will be responsible supervising the workshop and technicians to ensure labour and material consumption is optimised. Prioritising vehicles and maintenance ensuring completion in accordance with procedures in operation and to the standard and quality required. Ensuring warranty claims are identified for recovery from manufacturers and rechargeable damage is identified and authorised.

You will plan, schedule and progress work to ensure optimised use of labour and cost effective use of materials and equipment. Minimise downtime of vehicles maintained, observing and minimising penalties associated with vehicle availability. Manage staff, as required, dealing with personnel, discipline and industrial relations.  Manage training and development needs to enable them to meet skills levels required to achieve individual goals and provide a cost efficient service. Ensure recharge repairs are approved where necessary and that repairs meet the requirements of the MPS Contract. Provide technical and diagnostic support to colleagues where required

What do I need to do the role?

You’ll need to hold a B/TEC, ONC, City & Guilds or equivalent in Motor Vehicle Engineering.

Would also like you to have experience in all or some of these areas:

  • Good level of industry knowledge / awareness
  • Good understanding and working knowledge of diagnostic equipment.
  • Proven experience in a Motor Vehicle technician role, with experience gained as a fully qualified technician.
  • Experience of meeting demanding targets and deadlines
  • Full driving licence

What else do I need to know?

As part of your role, you’ll promote our company values, standards and ethos as well as observing to our Health & Safety, Environmental and Quality policy at all times.

About Babcock Emergency Services & Training

We have a talented team of over 1,800 employees that work for our Emergency Services and Training (ES&T) business. Employees are located across various locations across Great Britain and work tirelessly in our offices, workshops, academies and remotely to deliver expert training across a wide range of contracts and provide vital vehicle maintenance to London's emergency services.  Our talented employees keep the emergency services vehicles on the road. We provide vehicle servicing and repairs to the Metropolitan Police Services (MPS) and London Fire Brigade (LFB) from our various workshops in London and surrounding areas.  We also provide vital training for new recruits and existing people to the fire service.

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We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. 

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please click here.

Closing date: 7th June 2019

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