Workshop Supervisor

Major Recruitment Aberdeen
10 Jun 2024
17 Jun 2024
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client, based in Aberdeen, are looking for a Workshop Supervisor on a full time, permanent basis.

Candidates must have previous experience working within the ROV industry.

The primary role of the Supervisor- ROV Systems is to manage the day to day activities carried out in the workshop. Working closely with the planning group and production manager, the workshop supervisor will ensure trained and competent resources as well as parts and consumables are available to meet system/s requirements.

Supervise all workshop activities to ensure maximum utilisation and efficiency of workshop personnel through resource planning and monitoring all workshop activities
Liaise with workshop operations planner to create short and long-term resource allocation plans based on input from all stakeholders
Liaise with workshop operations planner to ensure equipment, parts and consumables are available enabling a "clean to start" methodology
Identify changes in work scope, potential impact on schedule and report to workshop operations planner and production manager
Identify areas of technical or procurement risk and/or schedule conflict to the workshop operations planner in a timely manner
Assist with quoting of rework activities, costing and back charging of all consumables and direct/indirect labour hours
Attend Tender and Project kick-off meetings to ensure workshop input criteria is fully understood and met
Responsible for the development, training and continuous appraising of staff to facilitate maximum contribution from department members
Ensure that department related processes and procedures are up to date and aligned with customer/ supplier requirements
Participate in any incident investigations
Lead the review and creation of Risk Assessments and JSEA
Ensure Risk Assessments and JSEA library is up to date
Ensure compliance with HSE requirements prior to starting and during operations i.e. COSHH, HAVS, PUWER and LOLER
Provide guidance and mentoring to workshop personnel on QHSE/ 6S practices such as JSEA, Risk Assessments and Pressure Testing best practice/s
Create, maintain and present workshop key performance indicators i.e. utilisation, efficiency, observation close-out rate and duration
Ownership and implementation of 5S and QHSE Focus groups


Educated to HNC/ HND minimum within a mechanical, hydraulics or electrical background
Specialist knowledge of subsea equipment, including, but not limited to ROV systems, IWOCS, Workover Systems and Tooling packages
Strong leadership skills and a proven ability to develop subordinates
Demonstratable experience with 6S and lean principals
Strong planning and organisational skills
Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
Extensive supervisory experience
Extensive experience of working with pressure i.e. pressure testing, (hydro and pneumatic)/ function testing
Working at heights experience
Overhead crane certification

For more information, please contact Sarah at Major Recruitment Aberdeen.