Site Supervisor (f/m)


Overview of the Role:

It is expected that all engineers will possess proven experience of dealing with electro-mechanical faults and preventative maintenance operations within a warehouse environment. Reporting to the Site Manager, the team of Support Engineers will be eager though safety conscious, with a track record of owning problems and taking them through to successful completion. Every team member will be required to respond out of hours in an emergency situation. This emergency cover will be scheduled within the team and is not a permanent requirement. European travel for training may be a requirement.

Tasks & Functions:

  • Organise / assist in breakdown maintenance of site automation as required
  • Organise Planned Preventative Maintenance of automation equipment
  • Organise / assist in breakdown reports and shift logs including any issues arising on shift which may have or had an effect on the performance of the site equipment and / or the maintenance department
  • Attend daily meetings & liaise with operations to ensure workload is prioritised correctly
  • Organise / undertake, improvement, repairs and modifications
  • Organise / assist in project installation work including cost reduction activities
  • Provide / assist facility maintenance cover when necessary
  • Organise / manage spare parts and warranty components
  • Deputise for the Site Manager
  • Any other duties which reasonably correspond to the general character of this role



  • A recognised engineering qualification (ONC minimum) ideally HNC or above
  • Hold an IOSH certificate & adhere to all company/ customer legislative and H&S procedures
  • Hold a recognised apprenticeship in an engineering field (ideally a blue chip company)
  • Be flexible and self-motivated
  • Computer Literate, MS Office / CMMS systems
  • Have experience in man management, but also a team player with excellent problem solving skills
  • Possess a full current driving licence, as business use will be essential
  • Acts at all times as an ambassador for the business, building and maintaining good relationships with customers, colleagues & managers.


  • Learn company administrative procedures, and how to complete worksheets, time sheets etc
  • Knowledge of programmable logic controls (PLC’s) Ideally Siemens S7
  • A relevant IEE wiring qualification (17th Edition)

Candidate Profile

  •  Team oriented
  • Customer focused
  • Reliable
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to “think on their feet”
  • Flexible in hours worked
  • Able to take ownership of situations
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Physically fit and able to work at height

Are you looking for new challenges? Do your eyes sparkle with enthusiasm when you talk about your specialist area? Do you gladly take on responsibility? Are you able to grasp complex issues? Are you brave enough to take new paths and do you view changes as exciting opportunities?

Then apply now! We look forward to getting to know you.


Here are a few tips for a successful application.

Complete + online + authentic = good chances


The following documents are important to us:

  • Cover letter (please indicate your core areas in the case of speculative applications)
  • CV (résumé) in tabular format with a photo
  • Diploma certificates and evidence of professional experience


Please only apply via our application tool.

Tip: Apply for current vacancies to maximize your chances. In the case of speculative applications, it can take some time before we have an appropriate offer for you.


Once you have completed the first two steps, you are a good deal closer to your new job. If your educational and professional backgrounds fit one of our job opportunities we will invite you to an interview in person.

The interview is the most important part of the application process. Above all, we look for authenticity. During the interview, we will find out whether our expectations match each other and whether a long-term cooperation can be formed.


Bewerbungsprozess Onlinebewerbung1. Apply online

Bewerbungsprozess Erhalt der Empfangsbestätigung2. Confirmation of receipt sent

Bewerbungsprozess Sichtung der Bewerbungsunterlagen durch Fach- und Personalabteilung3. Human Resources and specific department look at your documents

Bewerbungsprozess Rückmeldung und Einladung zum Vorstellungsgespräch4. If we like what we see: invitation to an interview in person

Bewerbungsprozess erstes persönliches Gespräch5. The excitement builds: first interview in person

Bewerbungsprozess eventuell zweites persönliches Gespräch6. If necessary: second interview in person

Bewerbungsprozess Rückmeldung bzw. Einstellung7. Do we fit well together? Welcome to KNAPP!

To ensure a speedy application process, please only apply via our application tool. After submitting your application you will receive a confirmation of receipt.


KNAPP U.K. Limited
Great Britain
full time


Kirsty Johnson

Kirsty Johnson

Human Resources
Unit 60 Monument Business Park Warpsgrove Lane, Chalgrove OX44 7RW Oxfordshire Großbritannien