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    Forest & Ground care Workshop Supervisor

    Inverness, Highland, Scotland |

    Job: Forest & Ground care Workshop Supervisor


    Posted: Mar 27, 2024


    Our locally owned client has an opporutnity to join their expanding buisness based in Inverness. Currently looking for a Forest & Ground Care Workshop Supervisor you will be supervising the day-to-day work activities of all F&G Workshop staff- scheduling work and Fulfilling a Lead Technician role.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Supervise and delegate work to staff, monitoring and reviewing their workloads to ensure the Department runs smoothly and to an appropriate standard.
    • Planning own work schedule, responding to new pressures, adjusting priorities as needed.
    • Ensure parts are ordered and customer equipment is repaired in a timely manner as to make available as soon as possible.
    • Maintain a high standard of housekeeping practices within the department.
    • Supervise work practices to meet the Company’s Health and Safety policy. Training of new members of staff in departmental and Company operating procedures and methods.
    • Liaise with the departmental manager in procuring given tasks and compliance with departmental procedures to meet objectives including scheduling and costing.
    • Maintain appropriate records regarding work schedules, rotas and repairs.
    • Arrange cover and make adjustments to staff rota to cover for absence. Record and approve absence and extra hours worked/overtime.
    • Monitor staff work performance and address any issues or concerns.
    • Monitor work systems and procedures ensuring their effectiveness and take necessary steps to update. Advise relevant staff of such new procedures and give any necessary guidance/training.
    • Diagnose faults and diligently undertake all core and other trade works, as instructed, ensuring that the quality of work meets the highest standards and that targets are achieved.
    • Provide specialist technical advice and training to staff in the relevant techniques, drawing upon considerable depth of knowledge, skills, experience and expertise.
    • Provide direct support to all levels of staff towards maintaining the highest level of customer service and upholding the clinets good name
    • To keep the workshop clean, tidy and organised.
    • Attend breakdowns as required or organise staff to attend.
    • May be asked work at other branches if required.

    Required Skills & Experience

    • Previous experience in a similar role with a proven track record is essential.
    • Experience of supervising and guiding a team of workshop technicians is required.
    • Vocational qualification, e.g. HND/HNC and/or SVQ Level 3 in mechanical engineering (or equivalent) with significant relevant work experience.
    • IT literacy and basic familiarity with computer packages, e.g. Microsoft Office.
    • Ability to work under time pressures.
    • Able to demonstrate good interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to respond positively to new challenges and change.
    • Able to demonstrate flexibility to achieve completion of tasks.
    • Sound organisational and administrative skills, including managing time effectively.
    • Provide excellent customer service.
    • The ability to deal confidently with people with clear and effective communication skills both verbally and written.

    If the above sound of interest and you would like to have a confidential conversation to find out more please contact Lyndsey at Global Highland


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    Inverness, Highland, Scotland
    (per Annum)
    permanent - Full Time
    Retail and Wholesale

    Lyndsey Wilkinson


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