Service Supervisor

Discipline: Operatives & Trades
Salary: £34k-£37k
Job ref: 003624
Published: 14 days ago

Join our team in Manchester as a Service Supervisor and you will support the management of the fitting out and refurbishment of Hire Fleet buildings as well as ongoing maintenance/ suitability of facilities at the Hire and Service centre.

You will ensure all works are undertaken in a structured manner whilst maintaining effective cost control, meeting/improving upon planned costs, working within agreed timescales and adhering to safe working practices and quality standards at all times.

As a Service Supervisor you will work alongside our project and commercial teams therefore you will be able to communicate effectively with others promoting an environment of teamwork and communication.

What’s in it for me

  • £34,000 - £37,000 including 5% OTE bonus
  • Role based: Oldham, OL2 6DX
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Contributory pension

Role Responsibilities

*         Ensure the operations team comply with all legislation, codes of practice, industry guidelines and/or Company procedures/policies relating to Health and Safety.

*         Support management of operatives, including recruitment in-line with Portakabin procedures, training, development, performance management, merit reviews and meaningful conversations.

*         Ensure that the refurbishment of Portakabin Buildings is to the standard required and costs are within established parameters and budgets. Ensuring that all laid down Quality systems e.g. ISO 9001 are adhered to and workmanship quality adheres to technical specifications in place and divisional standards.

*         Organise, administer and monitor the stock control system to ensure a reliable, steady and cost effective supply of materials. Ensuring the effective rotation of fleet available to avoid building deterioration and achieve optimum availability.

*         Regularly review, analyse and record costs in order to maximise profitability for area responsible for. Ensure sufficient quantity of sub-contract labour is available when required, ensuring that quality standards are maintained, costs controlled and reviewed as appropriate.

Benefits & Opportunities

*         Option to buy 5 days of annual leave

*         Contributory pension

*         Annual bonus

*         A range of dedicated health and wellbeing services

*         Employee Assistance Program

*         A chance to give back to your community with an annual Volunteering Day Off

*         Fully funded professional qualifications and membership

*         Cycle to Work Scheme

There is also great opportunity for career progression within Portakabin. Roughly one third of our roles are filled by internal candidates!


Our Ideal Candidate

We are looking for someone who has:

*         Practical operational supervisory experience ideally in construction related roles.

*         Proven experience of managing health and safety within construction working environments.

*         Some experience in team management.

*         Demonstrate ability to work independently and drive in new initiatives.

*         GCSE or equivalent level of education, including Maths and English

*         Full UK driving licence.

Even if you do not match all of our ‘ideal’ criteria we would still be very keen to receive your CV as we love developing our people and may feel that you could be developed into this role.

About Portakabin

As innovators in the science of building, we provide modular buildings for hire and sale, as well as supplying refurbished buildings and construction site accommodation. We deliver building solutions for organisations of any size, in sectors ranging from manufacturing, education and health to transport, utilities and construction.

Portakabin remains in the ownership of the York based Shepherd family and now employs more than 1,750 people across ten European countries.

Apply Now!

We’re keen to get someone started in this role. If you think this sounds like the ideal job for you, please apply as soon as possible as we may close this job advert early if we receive a high number of applications.


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