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Site Supervisor

Posted 13 Jul 2024
Work experience
3 to 5 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
Dutch (Fluent)

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 Construction Manager / Construction Group Leader UK

Location: Heathrow/London Based

Introduction to role

Vanderlande is a global market leader in material handling systems. Working within projects, the Site Supervisor will be responsible for the supervision and delivery of M&E installation activities and equipment in line with the programme schedule operating within the VI site supervisory structure across the UK portfolio where travel and flexibility will be required to support successful execution.

Role Responsibilities

The Site Supervisor will be responsible for the installation, assembly, dismantling, maintenance, troubleshooting and commissioning activities. Successfully supervising and providing guidance for on-site installation at the point of work, for processes of complex equipment, and systems with minimal direct supervision. You will possess the ability to follow detailed work instructions and where necessary make changes utilising correct procedures with support from the wider project teams such as engineering, R&D or supply chain. You will make improvements to support Vanderlande’s continuous improvement strategy through adaptation and updating of manuals and documentation to support efficient and effective installation deliveries, proactive engagement with the supply chain to support the logistics lifecycle.

Reporting on progress of planned against actual work and proactively seeking countermeasures to be identified to the Site Manager, coordinating with all interfacing subcontractors and stakeholders. Proactively driving a Stay Safe culture and ensuring the project teams and subcontractors understand and implement good safety practice during the execution of site delivery phases and work activities of the project.

Your responsibilities and activities will include:

  • Willingly stepping into challenging situations with a view of seeking the right outcome against the backdrop of the team and business strategy
  • Acting with a givers mindset and actively resolving and closing gaps where identified through people, process and procedure
  • Leadership and supervision of the installation teams to achieve successful delivery of M&E equipment through proven technical ability including safety and quality leadership. Acting autonomously championing the required behaviours against a strategic vision of zero incidents and right first-time delivery
  • Supporting logistics planning to facilitate the installation of activities for timely execution to complement the project schedule.
  • Acting as a safety ambassador through leadership and ownership ensuring promotion of a positive safety culture
  • Responsible for liaison with subcontractors and stakeholders to achieve a productive and positive working environment.
  • Actively participating and enhancing a positive and inclusive culture
  • Focal point for driving snagging resolution to a satisfactory outcome, supporting the preparation for CE/UKCA marking assessment and handover activities.
  • Possess a level of self-awareness with a drive and proactive approach to continuously improving own abilities targeting essential skills.
  • Ownership of activities providing a pivotal role in the local resolution method. Reporting upwards to senior site supervisor/site manager on progress in relation to expected targets.
  • Control of installers planned vs. actual progress and proactively identifying opportunities to better deliver expectations.
  • Supporting continuous improvement activities and execute implementation.
  • Actively work with a givers mindset and embodied leadership principals
  • Act as an integral part of the team, driving productivity through holding others to account with a growth mindset.
  • Positively
  • Positively contribute to an inclusive culture and supporting peers through championing collaboration
  • Awareness and commitment to setting standards as part of a team including our supply chain partners.
  • Be an ambassador for the site management team and wider business functions, approaching activities/tasks with a collaborative approach to drive
  • Underpinned by self-awareness, embody a continuous growth mindset- through remaining curious and actively developing skills against a backdrop of continuous improvement.
  • Possess a drive to constructively challenge and offer improvements to support the team strategy and growth opportunities.
  • Being the site ambassador for continuous improvement of execution activities through cross functional collaboration and lessons learned.
  • Leader in safety & quality, setting the standard both in and out of the project environment.
  • Demonstrable ability to communicate well within all levels throughout the site team providing factual and clear information in a timely manner with an aim of achieving the right outcome.
  • Ability to balance competing priorities whilst maintaining a safe environment and meeting deadlines in a pressured, time critical delivery.
  • Be empathetic whilst possessing the ability to be assertive and accomplish results through clear instruction, and guidance to achieve optimal output from the site supervision team and installation teams.

Role Qualification and Skills

  • 3-5 Years experience in successful supervision of teams during delivery of large and complex projects.
  • Successful proven implementation within all phases of a project.
  • Awareness of mechanical and electrical installations.
  • Awareness and good understanding of CDM Regulations and HASWA.
  • Possess the ability to understand engineering drawings, specifications, layouts, and successfully interpret project and logistics schedules
  • Ability to implement activities based on robust site planning to complement the master project schedule
  • IT literate, capable of using MS Office and Outlook as a minimum
  • Proven safety record through installation delivery within time critical and pressurised working environments
  • Possess the ability to champion Vanderlande’s Stay Safe Culture and safe working ethos
  • Be able to provide robust reports and drive progress whilst maintaining Vanderlande’s quality standards

Preferred Qualifications

  • SSSTS Trained as a minimum
  • IOSH Managing Safely as a minimum, NEBOSH General Certificate preferable
  • First Aid At Work
  • Engineering Degree or Equivalent NVQ
  • 18th Edition

What we offer

  • 28 days of annual leave (excluding public holidays)
  • Bupa Medical Cover
  • YuLife – Wellbeing membership with fast access to GP appointments, promotion of health and wellbeing along with daily quests to gain Yucoins that can be swapped for shopping vouchers
  • A challenging work environment with lots of opportunities of career progression.
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Pension with Aviva
  • Achievers – Employee Recognition Platform and discount of everyday shopping!

Diversity & Inclusion

Vanderlande is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualifies applicants will be considered without regards to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age marital status or disability status. If you feel there is a barrier that potentially prevents you from applying, we are always happy to discuss or explore, any reasonable adjustments can be made to support your application.

Vanderlande is the global market leader for value-added logistic process automation at airports, and in the parcel market. Vanderlande’s baggage handling systems move 4.2 billion pieces of luggage around the world per year. Its systems are active in 600 airports including 14 of the world’s top 20.

6,000 employees