M&E Supervisor

Engineering/Technical Services Manager - Berkshire, South East

Ref: 4784Wednesday 31 March 2021

According to experience

We are looking for a 1st class M&E Supervisor, ideally with experience across a variety of disciplines. The successful candidate will supervise a team of Maintenance Engineers and manage reactive maintenance, PPM and projects. You will have worked in a corporate environment (eg pharmaceuticals, aerospace, chemicals, laboratories etc) delivering a quality M&E service as part of an FM team. This could be for a service provider or client side, managing and mentoring a team and being an on-hand escalation point for any problems / issues that arise. Any experience working in a technical environment particularly laboratories would be highly advantageous although not essential. A working knowledge of HVAC is essential. 

You will be responsible for:

  • Reactive maintenance and PPM
  • Development of the PPM and plant lifecycle program
  • H&S and statutory compliance
  • Managing a multi-discipline team of onsite technicians / engineers
  • Document management of all related certification
  • Project management including new installations and upgrades
  • Third party contractor management including RAMS, Work permits, inductions etc
  • Procurement
  • Management and coordination of emergency and disaster recovery plans


The Company and Team:

This is working for an organisation who genuinely give back to their employees, they offer competitive salaries, a fantastic benefits package and lovely working environment. Reporting to the Facilities Manager and leading a small team of Engineers, you will play a key role in this busy, dedicated and committed Facilities Management team.  Please note this role requires you to be on call (emergencies only) one week in three on a rota basis. 


The Candidate - Technical requirements:

  • The successful M&E supervisor is likely to have an industry relevant degree in an Engineering, Mechanical or Maintenance field. 
  • You will have worked within a facilities related environment as an Engineer and have a knowledge of plant and technical equipment
  • You will be as a minimum IOSH qualified, NEBOSH is highly advantageous. 
  • 5 years’ experience in a similar role and be able to demonstrate a good understanding of electrical, mechanical and technical building aspects.
  • Technical qualifications including PASMA, IPAF, L8, Asbestos and Confined Spaces are advantageous
  • Knowledge of BMS systems
  • Knowledge of gas safety legislation and procedures.
  • Any experience of a technical environment, particularly laboratories is a bonus!
  • IT skills including Excel

The Candidate - Character Traits

  • A skilled team leader with multi-discipline knowledge - you will enjoy leading a team, being a mentor and sharing knowledge
  • Can-do, positive attitude
  • Can explain things in a non-technical manner
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • A trouble-shooter
  • Well organised and able to manage a number of tasks / projects at any one time
  • Able to justify findings and make decisions
  • Sense of humour