REFRIGERATION ENGINEERING MANAGER
Location: Leicestershire / Nottinghamshire - Field-based
Salary: £48,510 p.a.
Are you a supervisor within the Refrigeration Engineering sector, looking for your next step into a full Managing Engineer role? Or are you already a Managing Engineer within Refrigeration looking to join a strong and stable company within the Supermarket FM area? If so we have an opportunity for you. You will be experienced in refrigeration engineer and have proven supermarket refrigeration experience.
You will have responsibility for a team of Refrigeration Engineers to ensure that planned and reactive maintenance tasks are completed on-time and to budget. Responsible for call-out rota and to ensuring adequate and safe cover at all times.
Supervise the team, being their daily point of contact, provide management support, guidance, training and development to colleagues to achieve a consistent and high level of customer service
Provide technical support and training to Refrigeration Engineering and refrigeration cabinet cleaning staff
Control staffing on a day to day basis including management of an "on-call" rota. ME to cover any on call gaps.
Assist Field Support Manager with relevant HR processes including, completion of return to work forms; handling and reporting disciplinary incidents, holding performance review meetings and managing performance on a day to day basis for under-performing colleagues, scheduling holiday and absence cover, investigate, record and escalate any accidents or nears misses as directed by Health & Safety Policy
Provide technical support as required, e.g. advice regarding major operational issues and provide assistance for major incidents
Assist the team in delivering high quality PPM work
Work with Field Support Manager to deal with and make safe all Health & Safety related issues in own area and that of engineers, report and escalate as necessary, including any matters relating to PPE
Assist Field Support Manager with effective budgetary management of parts and material usage, reporting overspend and variances to budget
Attend client and manager meetings on behalf of the Field Support Manager and provide general cover during periods of absence of the Field Support Manager
KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
City & Guilds qualified in Refrigeration (or equivalent), including F-Gas
17th Edition (desirable but not essential)
Minimum 5 years post qualification experience, working on a mobile basis in chosen field
Demonstrable management/supervisory experience (essential)
Must have experience in an FM environment and have Refrigeration Engineering experience within Supermarkets.
Excellent communication skills, ability to influence and use diplomacy with clients and colleagues
Ability to supervise engineers in a pressurised environment dealing with store teams and members of the public
Capable of prioritising a complex and demanding workload
Full UK driving licence is essential
As our clients predominantly operate on a 24/7 basis, there is a requirement to be flexible with your working hours to protect customer service levels and provide continuity of service, including weekend working and on-call cover. (1 in 4 Saturdays, 1 in 4 weeks on call - included within the salary for this vacancy)