Engineering Depot Supervisor

About the role:

We are looking to recruit an Engineering Depot Supervisor, in this role you will ensure that all requirements and targets are met on your depot with the movement, maintenance, fault finding, cleaning and repair of the rolling stock. This includes continuously reviewing and improving the production process and implementing best practice.

You will be reporting into the Production Manager and undertaking any work as required, subject to competence, you will be a leader of your team, leading by example and managing the shift to the highest of standard, ensuring your team are motivated and engaged at all times.

 Key Responsibilities:
*Engage and lead your team
*Ensure the team work to authorised business requirements and specifications
*Check to make sure all work is carried out in an efficient and safe manner
*Ensure compliance with all working instructions, standards and rules and regulations
*Inspire the team for development, including self-management and accountability
*Liaise with the Co-Located Control to co-ordinate and deliver maintenance and train service requirements
*Manage rosters, attendance, and annual leave arrangements and undertake routine team and shift briefing  

About you:

We are looking for highly motivated, reliable, and hardworking individuals. To fulfil this your greatest strength will be an engaging leader with the ability to work as part of a team, you will also have strong electrical and mechanical skills. Applicants should have the practical ability and understanding of maintenance, repair and overhaul of heavy equipment and/or machinery. You will be an excellent communicator and have good organisational abilities.

You should also be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Apprentice trained or NVQ level 3 - Electrical qualification and experience preferred
  • Work as part of a team also and as an individual to achieve workload and show initiative where necessary
  • Adhere to working and safety instructions
  • Be flexible, versatile and have ability to successfully complete further competency training as required 
  • Good communication skills   
  • Strong interpersonal skills 
  • It is desirable to have an IOSH Certificate and D32 Competency Assessor, or willing to qualify. 
  • It is desirable to have a understanding of COSSH safety related instructions   
  • Experience of leading or managing a team is desirable.

About Northern:

We are transforming and we are on the lookout for smart, forward thinking and motivated people to join us on our journey. You'll help us to grow our business during this exciting time, shaping rail travel in the North and providing our customers with a service to be proud of. If this sounds like you, then you're in the right place. We've got lots of great things planned and we need more like-minded people, contributing fresh ideas, passion and commitment to bring our vision to life. You'll be joining a business that values its people, where hard work is rewarded, and development and progression ensure we retain and attract the very best talent. Northern plays a vital role in the north of England by connecting tens of thousands of people to work, leisure, education and more every day. Our aim is to connect people to opportunities by providing a reliable and friendly train service. We have made significant progress since we started but there is much more that we want to achieve. 

Benefits and Rewards:

By working as part of the Northern team, you will receive the following benefits:
*Free Travel on Northern services for you and your family*
*75% discount on all other Train Operating Companies leisure services*
*Pension Scheme
*A generous holiday entitlement
*Maternity and Paternity Benefits - above the statutory minimum
*Full uniform for frontline facing roles
*Employee Assistance Programme - operating 24/7, giving a wide range of advice, support and useful information for employees
*And many more!
*Terms and conditions apply

Our selection Process:

Our selection processes are designed to make joining Northern as smooth as possible, it not only provides us with the information we need to decide whether you're the right person to deliver a great service to our customers, but also to make sure we're also the right team for you. Northern is an equal opportunities employer and a promoter of diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Your on-line application:

The first thing you need to do is complete our online application form and tell us a little bit more about yourself. Once we have all your details, we will be back in touch to let you know what to expect.