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Distribution Centre Engineering Manager

  • Location

    Dunstable

  • Sector:

    Facility / Cleaning

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Not Specified

  • Job ref:

    REF22791F

  • Published:

    about 11 hours ago

  • Expiry date:

    2025-05-22

  • Client:

    Mitie

Job Description

  • Supervise and manage all site based operatives, overseeing all aspects of their work, to include; carrying out safety inductions; tool box talks; appraisals, annual leave & sickness management, controlling quality of work; ensuring method statement / Risk Assessments, order fulfilment, cleanliness & tidiness; the use of plant and tools, waste reduction; upkeep of plant and facilities; use of personal protection equipment/wear are in place.

  • Ensure that all works carried out are undertaken within current codes of practice and that works are to the required high standard

  • Communicate effectively at all times with the client, client's representative, and all persons affected by any works on site

  • Liaise daily with the sites shift managers and H&S Manager.

  • Attend and takes notes in weekly meetings providing status updates on PPM and Reactive activities on site along with use of Sub Contractors vs Self Delivery. Manage any subsequent actions and ensure timely resolution.

  • Maintain accurate and up to date records for site attendance, RAM's, site inductions, permit to work, tool box talks, accidents, goods received, weekly site records, site safety inspections, plant register records, scaffold report records and all staff related forms / administration.

  • To manage specialist subcontractors visiting site by ensuring RAMS/Permits etc are in place and Client/Mitie policies and procedures are followed

  • To manage any works (reactive and PPM) that are to be completed by the on site operatives, distribute accordingly using the Mitie CAFM system and ensure timely completion of tasks. Work In Progress to be kept at a minimum.

  • To manage any works that are to be completed by specialist subcontractors including raising of Purchase Orders, assigning to relevant subcontractors and chasing updates through to completion including updating of Mitie CAFM system. Work In Progress to be kept at a minimum.

  • Be available to carry out necessary works outside normal hours with additional remuneration to include being on the emergency call out rota.

  • To attend and fully participate in training and appraisal activities as required

  • To undertake additional duties in line with capabilities as required,

  • Follow Group and company policies and procedures at all times;

  • Report any apparent deficiencies in systems of work or equipment provided that may result in failure of service delivery or risk to health and safety or the environment;

  • Use all work equipment and personal PPE properly and in accordance with training received;

  • Report any issues or training needs to your Line manager and /or via your divisional incident reporting system;

    Information Security

  • Ensure compliance with Mitie's information security procedures in all activities;

  • Proactively identify and report security risks to your manager;

  • Report actual and suspected security incidents;

    Note This job description Is intended to give the post holder an appreciation of the role envisaged for this position and the range of duties undertaken. Specific tasks and objectives will be agreed with the post holder throughout the period of employment. The job description may be varied from time to time by the Company to reflect changes in the post holder's role and/or the needs of the business.

Candidate Description

  • A knowledge and previous experience working and managing Engineering Services/Facilities within Distribution Centres/Warehouse is desirable

  • Computer literate, with experience of working on CAFM systems and ensuring data is timely and accurate

  • Relevant qualification in Electrical (17th/18th Edition) or Mechanical Engineering is desirable

  • Knowledge of LOLER regulations.

  • Knowledge of L8 Water Hygiene regulations.

  • A knowledge of the hard services and facilities management sectors is essential

  • Must have nature to represent Mitie with professionalism, integrity and honesty at all times.

  • Strong sense of achievement; able to drive projects forward, expects good standards of work and able to overcome barriers/ solve problems.

  • Organised, good at time management and prioritisation of work

  • Reliable, punctual and responsible

  • Ability to work on own initiative to a high level of accuracy and to meet deadlines

  • Previous staff management experience essential.

  • Must have a responsible attitude, a methodical approach to work and comply with the Company's policies and procedures, health and safety legislation and Statutory requirements.

Employer Description

Mitie was founded in 1987, Mitie is the UK's leading facilities management and professional services company, looking after a large, diverse, blue-chip customer base, from banks and retailers, to hospitals, schools and government offices. Mitie has over 77,000 people, 100+ office locations, and thousands of customers across the country, there's no limit to what you can achieve if you work for us.