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Electrical Site Supervisor - Somerset

At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name – people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive. 

We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.

We are recruiting an electrically biased Site Supervisor to be based at our customer’s site in Somerset.


This role is within the business area of Industrial Service where you’ll be embedded as a Site Supervisor, providing dedicated support to the maintenance and service of our customer’s cranes.  You’ll work with a team of customer engineers and staff to ensure that all equipment is at 100% availability according to the needs of their business. In addition, you’ll supervise site operatives as well as sub-contractors and you’ll be involved in the customer consultation process, spot audits, quality control and safety, providing technical support and direction.


You will report to the Operations Manager


Your main responsibilities will include:

  • You’ll supervise all Konecranes activities performed at a specific customer site as and when required.
  • You’ll be responsible for performing preventative maintenance and repairs on electric overhead travelling cranes.
  • You will perform safety inspections alongside insurance inspectors.
  • You’ll troubleshooting equipment malfunctions.
  • You’ll raise defects and sourcing parts through Konecranes.
  • You’ll consult with customers on repair and safety related issues.
  • Identify onsite sales leads.
  • You will complete appropriate documentation, electrical, mechanical, and nuclear safety docs.


What we are looking for in you:

  • You must be apprentice-trained or equivalent and fully conversant with electrical engineering disciplines:

Electrical: 415v ac 3 phase motor contactor control circuits both squirrel cage and wound rotor. A good understanding of 110/48 volt relay and contactor circuits.  Some frequency speed control device experience. 

Mechanical: Medium to large drive couplings, brakes and reduction gearboxes.

  • Possess a LEEA qualification or similar.
  • Experience with overhead cranes and hoists is preferred, full product training will be given
  • Willingness to work rostered day shift [pattern)
  • Good grasp of the English language (verbal and written)
  • Strong interpersonal skills as there is extensive customer contact
  • Proven commitment to safety
  • You must be able to climb a ladder and able to work at heights
  • Hold a current driving licence
  • Due to the nature of this role, you must be able to attain UK SC Clearance


What we offer:

Konecranes Demag is committed to the personal development of all employees and can proudly confirm that these positions include a host of benefits:

  • A good base salary
  • Paid travel time - you are paid from the moment you leave your home in the morning and on the return home from your last job of the day
  • Ample weekly overtime available and is paid at Double Time on Saturdays and Sundays
  • Call out payment
  • Sales Leads Scheme, paid quarterly and requires no additional paperwork (uncapped potential)
  • Salary Sacrifice Contributory Pension Scheme (this means you pay more into your pension pot and save on NI and tax)
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Corporate clothing and i phone are provided
  • Long Service Award Scheme
  • Mobile Workers Allowance (money for food and drinks when working)
  • A Company van supplied with satellite navigation. Air conditioning is in all new vans
  • Employee Share Save Plan
  • On joining a new employee tool starter kit is issued
  • Employee Discount Scheme – 1000s of discounts on high street and online purchases including retail, grocery, DIY and leisure
  • Employee Assistance Programme (free legal advice, health, and mental health support) that can be used by all your family
  • We provide specialised training on high-quality products, provision of all equipment and PPE along with excellent progressive company working practices and industry-leading training programmes


Why Join Us?

  • We have been awarded the RoSPA Gold Medal (for 6 consecutive years Golds) Award for our UK company safety performance!
  • When you join Konecranes you immediately notice a strong sense of commitment, camaraderie and lots of opportunities to grow professionally within our organisation, as we believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance.


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​If you’d like to learn more about what our colleagues say please visit https://www.konecranes.com/en-uk/careers/konecranes-as-employer

Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 16,900 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. We believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance. Konecranes is committed to ensuring that all employees and job applicants are treated fairly in an environment which is free from any form of discrimination.

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