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Day Supervisor

Requisition ID: 44445

Domain: Engineering/Mechanical

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans is looking for a Day Supervisor to join our team on our AstraZeneca contract in Macclesfield on a permanent basis. This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week, between the hours of 7am – 3pm, Monday – Friday. On offer is a salary of between £39,000 – £45,000 per annum, dependent upon skills and experience and benefits package.

The Day Supervisor will be responsible for carrying out, or assisting others in carrying out, maintenance, fault finding, repair, de-commissioning and re-commissioning on a wide range Electrical, Mechanical and Control and Instrumentation equipment at the Site CHP plant and associated remote sites, ensuring that all equipment is correctly operated and maintained to maximise plant operation efficiency and the safety of personnel at all times.

What will you deliver?

  • Lead, manage and mentor all direct reports ensuring adequate training and development to maintain skill set, competency and succession

  • Reporting to the EQUANS Operations Manager, the Day Supervisor shall undertake the role with minimum supervision, maintaining a flexible approach, focussing on the needs of the Client and effectively following the quality processes and procedures put in place, including pro-actively identifying areas for improvement

  • Carry out, or support others when carrying out, diagnosis and fault repairs on Electrical, Mechanical and Control and Instrumentation plant and equipment

  • Carry out, or support others when carrying out, preventative, predictive and emergency maintenance work in order to meet plant reliability and performance targets

  • Use SAP reports to develop a range of maintenance team schedules that allow efficient use of resources to complete both planned and unplanned activities in a prioritised manner

What can we offer you?

On offer is a salary of between £39,000 – £45,000 per annum, dependent upon skills and experience and benefits package, which includes;

  • 24 days annual leave increasing to 25 days once 2 years service is reached (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 1 times annual salary
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
  • Gym membership discounts 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • 2 corporate social responsibility days per year
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes
  • Attractive Employee Referral Rewards Scheme
  • Access to our growing employee networks including AccessAbility (representing those with physical and mental disabilities), Encompass (representing the LGBTQ+ community), RISE (representing people from ethnic backgrounds), Women Together (representing women in Equans), Working Parents, and Young Professionals.
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app

Who are we looking for?

  • Knowledge and preferably proven experience and delivery of process plant operations, engineering and maintenance activities

  • Knowledge of Environmental, Health and Safety legislation and its impact on day to day operations

  • An understanding of the processes and systems required to develop and maintain a high standard of work quality

  • Minimum of BTEC National Certificate/City and Guilds Level 3 or equivalent but preferred Higher National Certificate in an Electro-Mechanical craft discipline

  • NVQ Level 3 in a craft discipline or equivalent

  • Completed recognised relevant apprenticeship

  • A formal health and safety related qualification e.g. IOSH Managing Safely or equivalent

  • Previous experience of supervising a small Operations and Maintenance Team with a proven track record

  • Good fault finding and diagnostic skills

  • Good IT Skills having experience in operating a range of Systems including Microsoft Office Suite and Maintenance Management System

Who are we?

Equans is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.  

In the UK & Ireland, Equans is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables.

Equans’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live.

Equans is a Bouygues group company.

What’s next?

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch.


As part our commitment to better reflect the markets within which we operate, we encourage applications from women, ethnically diverse individuals and people with disabilities, along with all candidates who identify with protected characteristic groups under the Equality Act 2010. 

At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. 

You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including AccessAbility (representing those with physical and mental disabilities), Encompass (representing the LGBTQ+ community), RISE (representing people from ethnic backgrounds), Women Together (representing women in Equans), Working Parents, and Young Professionals.


For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements.

The Equans Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to Equans Managers.

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EQUANS is a multi-technical expert that offers a comprehensive range of services across facilities management, energy management and construction.

As an international market leader, we help our customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.