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Engineering Depot Supervisor


Location: West Yorkshire

Job Type: Full time


Our commitment to you, once you join our team, is to foster growth and provide developmental opportunities to ensure you reach your utmost potential.

Engineering Depot Supervisor

Freightliner Maintenance Ltd – Leeds VMF

An opportunity has arisen for a locomotive Engineering Depot Supervisor to join Freightliner Maintenance Ltd at our Leeds Vehicle Maintenance Facility.

The successful candidate will report to the Depot Manager and will be responsible for ensuring the team of Mechanical & Electrical Fitters deliver the maintenance production plan safely and efficiently to meet and exceed customer requirements.

Key responsibilities whilst working in the role will include:

  • Maintaining a safe environment for all to work. Ensuring all safety procedures are adhered to and processes improved as we strive to be injury free
  • Provide leadership to your team to create an engaged and motivated workforce
  • Carry out IPEs and safety observations to develop team members
  • Ensure safe, quality and reliable production whilst working to achieve fleet availability and reliability targets
  • Continuously work in accordance with all G&W and Freightliner policies and procedures


  • Commitment to safe working practices – the ability to be a safety leader
  • Apprentice trained or time served
  • Supervisory or man-management experience and the ability to make sound engineering decisions
  • Experience of Traction and Rolling Stock
  • Engineering qualification, preferably HNC standard in electrical or mechanical engineering
  • Ability to seek continuous improvement

The successful applicant should be a safety conscious and motivated self-starter, a fully versatile team player with a willingness to work a 24/7 shift roster.

This post is subject to standard pre-employment checks including employment references, medical & D&A screening and successful DBS background checks.

We are looking for the most committed and reliable individuals who possess the knowledge, skills and experience needed for their roles.

In return we can offer competitive pay, excellent benefits, a competitive pension scheme and a rewarding career in an award-winning team