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Date Added: Wed 04/11/2020

Workshop Supervisor

Kent, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £35000 - £38000 / annually

Workshop Foreman - Based North Kent - £35K - £38k DOE + Van - Hands on Plant Supervisor to join a construction plant hire company and supervise a team of up to 10 staff 

The Role of the Workshop Foreman

The workshop foreman will be based near Dartford and will be responsible for up to 10 members of staff, providing support and guidance whilst also being hands on repairing plant equipment such as diggers, dumpers, excavators, telehandlers etc.. Your main responsibility will be to ensure the efficient running of the workshop

Duties of the workshop foreman

  • Arranging delivery and collection of plant machinery
  • Support and assist with leadership and technical advice to engineers
  • Oversee the availability of equipment/spares
  • Liaise with colleagues to optimize efficiency and implement lean ways of working
  • Carry out risk assessments to meet health and safety guidelines
  • Provide effecient cost management of spares and repairs to equipment and vehicles
  • Workshop staff Management

Ideal Candidate

  • Previous experience in repairing plant machinery is essential.
  • PC literate
  • Excellent communication skills
  • NVQ level 2 or C & G in Plant Maintenance would be preferred - time-served experience considered
  • Administration skills
  • Leadership and decision making
  • Ability to work under pressure to set deadlines and prioritise tasks
  • A confident and flexible attitude
  • Full UK Driving licence

The ideal candidate will be located in either of the following areas Dartford, Gravesend, Strood, Rochester, Chatham, Gillingham, Sittingbourne, Maidstone, Sevenoaks, Tonbridge, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Ashford and surrounding areas.


Agricultural, Construction Plant, Heavy Plant, Plant Hire

Alternative Job Title(s):

Chargehand, Foreman, Senior Engineer, Supervisor,


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