Operations Supervisor – Container Conversions

Company Profile

S Jones Containers Ltd is one of the UK’s leading provider of shipping container sales, hire, conversions and depot services. We set up one of the very first UK container depots in the early 1970s after their global adoption by international shipping lines in the 1960s.

Since that transport revolution, our family-run business has developed into UK container specialists based on the needs of our customers. We now have 4 dedicated divisions of container services delivering bespoke solutions for every customer requirement, whether it’s an everyday container sale or a complex conversion requiring CAD engineered design to fit a specific customer objective. We’re the market-leading provider of ‘Contained Space Solutions’ in the UK.

We pride ourselves on delivering the highest quality customer service, and feedback shows that customers agree with us. Ongoing customer surveys show that 97.5% of our customers say they would recommend us to a personal friend, enabling us to grow our container trading activities over 300% over the last 15 years.

Due to our continued growth and evolution, we are seeking an Operations Supervisor for our Container Conversions/Fabrication department to organise and ensure efficient and effective operations.

The Product

Shipping container modifications that adapt to alternative applications; Portable buildings, Battery Stores, Switchgear Housing, Boiler Rooms, Water Treatment solutions, Kiosks, Temporary Accommodation, Restaurants and Bars, Laboratories etc.

The Person

This is a wide-ranging role in a small-scale manufacturing operation of high-quality bespoke products. It promises to be a challenging but rewarding opportunity for the right individual with a ‘small team production/fabrication’ background.

It will incorporate knowledge and skill in controlling work scheduling and all things related to it ie. Planning/administration, efficiency, quality, cost effectiveness, supervision, equipment and plant and machinery maintenance, monitoring and reporting of results, materials and inventories, and Health & Safety.

The right individual will be pro-active, organised, reliable, accurate, process-driven and with an eye for detail, have excellent leadership and team-working skills and a strong desire to make a success of this opportunity.

The Hours

The Conversion Workshop is operational during the week from 7.30am to 5.00pm and 7.30am to 12.00pm on a Saturday.

This role would be responsible for the operations in the workshop during these hours although the expectation is for 40 hours to be worked per week.

The Package

Salary: c £35K.   Benefits; Pension, Life Insurance, Holidays; 23 + Bank.

Applications to Jill.Buckland@sjonescontainers.co.uk, complete with CV.

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