Refrigeration Supervisor - Liverpool and Surrounding

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£55000 - £55200 Per Annum


Our client is a global Facilities Management business with strong routes in many major blue-chip contracts. They are offering great opportunities within career progression as well as personal development with over 5,700+ hours spent providing training to over 8000 staff in just the UK alone. They have been referred to as ‘a one-stop-shop for technical training,’ and they are run by a highly experience technical training team.

The Refrigeration Supervisor is crucial to the delivery of PPM, reactive and testing work streams whilst supporting with technical assistance to all maintenance teams across the estate. This role will require you to supervise, influence and build strong working relationships with the customer, internal teams and regional Engineers.   

The role is responsible for effectively planning and leading Refrigeration teams to ensure all services are completed to the agreed standard and comply with all regulatory and company standards. This role is also responsible for overseeing all technical standards within the operation. You will be the technical expert and key account holder for FGas ensuring maintenance of our obligations to ensure our ongoing membership, in addition you will support and guide engineers through any training.  

The requirement to manage a budget and service delivery in a cost-effective manner is critical whilst ensuring compliance with customer and company Health & Safety requirements at all times  

Key Accountabilities  

Represent the company in a professional manner at all times and develop a good working relationship with the Site and Maintenance Technicians and the customer’s employees.  

  • Ensure that all sites are covered for maintenance services, including Reactive and PPM.  
  • Provide technical support and coaching to Regional Site & Maintenance Technicians.  
  • Ensure under performance on KPI’s is understood and action plans are in place to drive improvement.  
  • Support the Divisional Account Manager on all technical, people and FM process issues.  
  • Provide cover for Divisional Account Manager during times of absence, holidays and meetings.  
  • Complete specified reports and compliance documentation and take action on any issues raised  
  • Audit FM documentation and action on any non-compliance issues.  
  • Deal promptly with all Help Desk calls and ensure that the issues are resolved effectively, escalating where necessary to the appropriate management level.  
  • Attend / hold meetings (in line with meeting schedule) with line manager and technicians to communicate and City communications.  
  • Regularly communicate with the customer on all FM activity.  
  • Compliance with all of City policies and procedures.  
  • Participate in the recruitment and selection process of Technician vacancies.  
  • Comply with health & safety legislation and Company processes  
  • Carry out any reasonable management request.  

Financial Responsibility:   

This role is responsible for Identifying and delivering business development opportunities within the budget to fund additional services to the customer. Managing all capital plans and projects jointly with the Customer and designated Managers, ensuring they are scoped and completed to specification within budget to optimise value and service delivery.  

People Responsibility  

This role is currently responsible for managing a technical team consisting of experienced Regional Store Technicians and Regional Maintenance Technicians. As the business grows, the team size may increase accordingly.  

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities  

  • Educated to GCSE / Standard Grade level as a minimum, ideally NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in electrical installation/Maintenance.  
  • NVQ in Refrigeration or equivalent  
  • City and Guilds 2079 refrigerant handling  
  • Ability to maintain and repair a range of electrical and mechanical equipment, e.g. fans, pumps and compressors  
  • A working knowledge of the maintenance service within the FM industry is essential, with previous working knowledge of a multi-client contracted environment being desirable; and PPM and compliance background  
  • Previous experience of effectively leading and managing a team is essential  
  • Previous experience of developing client relationships at a senior level would be advantageous  
  • Strong PC literacy, with experience in extracting, collating and presenting performance data along with a good understanding of the Mercury system.  
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal  
  • Excellent planning, organising, prioritisation and project management skills  
  • Strong results focus, takes accountability for own performance and that of the team  
  • Effective problem-solving and decision-making  
  • Highly flexible and self-starting. The role will have many challenges and a flexible approach will be needed.   

You must have experience of working within a similar position in a retail or commercial environment and hold the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Refrigeration & Air Conditioning qualification 
  • F gas 2079 
  • Co2 Qualified
  • Full UK Driving Licence 

In return, our client is offering a total package of £55,200 per annum, including on call every 1 in 4 weeks + travel time + company van, tools and uniform + health care + pension scheme + 33 days annual leave (including 8 bank holidays)

For more information, please contact Kevin on 07903 686255 or apply with your current CV to prompt a call back.

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