Maintenance Supervisor – Electrical


Washington, Tyne & Wear

Maintenance Supervisor – Electrical



Posted by on September 7, 2023.



£49,000 inc shift premium (min basic pay of £40,049)

What you’ll be doing:

  • Managing teams to carry out maintenance activities, checking standards of maintenance and reactive work while coaching team members as required to deliver high levels of craftsmanship and job reporting

  • Coordinating the department workload via SAP to ensure KPIs are achieved

  • Managing failure data on equipment and generating breakdown reports

  • Procure spare parts and materials that are required for work orders

  • Attending daily production meetings

  • Writing and reviewing maintenance instructions and risk assessments

Your skills and experiences:


  • Time served Electrical apprenticeship preferably with HNC/HND qualification

  • Safety Qualifications (e.g. IOSH, working at height, MEWP licence)

  • Experience working with SAP

  • 17th/18th edition Wiring Regulation qualification


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

Our Maintenance Team:

As a Maintenance Supervisor – Electrical, you will be a subject matter expert supervising and line managing a team of electricians carrying out electrical maintenance activities on our Washington site.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing team in a role where every day is different working on a variety of products. We have several vacancies available due to the continued expansion across our Land UK sites with BAE Systems securing new orders for the supply of munitions to the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD).

Supporting the Armed Forces with the most advanced munitions capabilities in the world is one of the most exciting career moves you could make. Join us and be part of a team that gives our customers a strategic edge on the battlefield by designing, manufacturing and maintaining some of their most vital equipment.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.”

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date:

21st September 2023

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.