Equipment Maintenance Supervisor

  • Newmarket Rd, Cambridge, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group is one of the largest independent aerospace and defence companies in the world delivering innovation and excellence in engineering, support solutions and services in the air, on land and at sea.

Since 1909, we have been valued for our integrity, performance and customer focus which we have demonstrated through our innovative solutions and ability to deliver on time and to cost.

We specialise in the conversion and modification of military, civil and business aircraft, alongside defence vehicle engineering and shelter manufacture.  Our capabilities include engineering design, manufacture, test and the provision of personnel, training and advice, whilst providing maintenance, integration and product support. 

Within land systems, we have designed, manufactured, delivered and supported more than 5000 tactical shelters in over 200 different configurations.

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group is part of the Marshall Group of Companies that employs over 6,000 people with a turnover in excess of £2.7bn.

We are a respected total solutions provider for the military and commercial sectors.

Job Description

Maintenance Supervisors are required to organise, plan and control of maintenance and repair works safely as required to ensure business continuity. To do this successfully the role requirements are below

  • Safely manage internal and external resources to deliver varied plant and equipment maintenance repair operations in line with business needs and targets
  • Discharge compliance with associated legislation; PUWER, LOLER, DSEAR, LEV, PSSR etc.
  • Working within the Health & Safety Regulations; Work at height, confined spaces, EAWR etc.
  • Plan expenditure to an agreed budget working with the Maintenance manager
  • Contribute and act upon the Autonomous and professional maintenance strategy to deliver continuous improvement throughout the business with respect to MRO

The role includes managing and developing a team of Technicians and associated team activities including proposing and implementing improvement initiatives. This in turn is intended to improve equipment performance supporting the overall business drive for continuous improvement and operational efficiency. Key tasks for this role are

  • Utilising the CMMS system to ensure accurate recording and reporting of works
  • Provide daily/weekly progress reports on machine uptime as required
  • Support RCA of events to eliminate reoccurrences
  • Control 3rd Parties supporting MRO activities inc. review of RAMS, Certification and approvals


  •  Relevant Engineering qualifications; E.g Trade Apprenticeship, ONC or Higher (Essential)
  • Certified in compliance matters; E.g Machinery Safety, DSEAR etc. (Desirable)

Additional Information

Due to the nature of our business, all employment is subject to satisfactory references being obtained, attainment of either a SC (Security Check), Disclosure Scotland Criminal Record Check or Foreign Police Check (whichever is applicable depending on duration of UK residency) and, as applicable, a medical assessment. Access to US technical data by employees requires prior Trade Control function approval. Clearance must be carried out against all applicable US export control authorisations.

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