Water Treatment Supervisor

Supervisor - Greater Manchester

Ref: 469Thursday 22 July 2021

£25,000 - £33,000

Our client is a leading Water Treatment Company that is looking to recruit a Working Water Treatment Supervisor. The successful candidate will already be in a Supervisor role or a Senior Engineer looking to take their next career move to manage and work alongside an engineering team. Needs to be experienced in domestic tasks, cooling tower/condenser cleans and other water hygiene and treatment works and completing competency checks

Job Purpose:

Under the direction of the Regional Service Manager, the role is responsible for supervising the work of employees within the relevant geographical area. The Supervisor has responsibility for driving the productivity and productivity of their teams.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  1. Staff Management & Development

Assist with the selection and recruitment of staff

Inducting new employees into the business

Supervises Water Hygiene employees who are working within the relevant geographical area

Compliance sign off of works produced by team

Participates in the timesheet approval process

To carry out performance and development reviews, identifying training needs

Carrying out training of employees as required

Responsible for productivity of the team

Delivers toolbox talks and business updates to employees

Conduct investigatory procedures as required


2. Communication

Communicate constructively and actively seek information.

Provides technical expertise, where necessary.

Liaise and work with relevant parties to ensure all work activity is planned, organised and carried out to the contract brief

Consult with other Supervisors and engineers, management, clients and other employees

Assist and maintain the quality systems in place


3. Safety

Promote and communicate standards/information to colleagues and team members.

Ensures team have appropriate equipment and PPE in place

Ensures own and colleagues’ safety at all times

Ensure that method statements and risk assessments are prepared and compliant

Conducts site audits – minimum 2 per month

Promote and communicate standards/information to colleagues and team members

Follows detail provided within method statements and work instructions when working on site

Assess each job for potential hazards to ensure complete safe working practices can be adhered

Wear protective items of clothing and use appropriate safety equipment for the job being undertaken when on site

Report any accident, incident, damage or near miss in line with company reporting procedures


4. Operational Optimisation

Recommend improvements to working practices.

Willingness to help; assist other team members as required.

Optimisation of employees’ efficiency

Responsible for driving productivity and profitability through the supervision of employees

Ensures contractual responsibilities are observed and adhered to

Review of the distribution of resources available to ensure service is efficient


5. Client Liaison

Provide information to customers, undertaking site visits when requied

Able to identify and realise commercial opportunities

Ensures that company image and standards are maintained

Dealing with client requests/complaints

Ensures that image and standards are maintained at all times

Assisting job costing and quotation for exception reports/as client required

Assist in handling complaints, where necessary


6. Site based working

Work away from time to time, this requirement shall be defined by the operational needs of the business

Undertake routine maintenance activities as instructed and in accordance with current standards when required

Undertake remedial works as instructed and in accordance with current standards when required


Ideally candidates will have a City & Guilds Level 2  in Plumbing and ideally Unvented, IOSH qualifications