Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Hockwold cum Wilton


Huntsman have a rare opportunity for a Maintenance Supervisor with strong leadership skills to be responsible for the safe and effective delivery of all maintenance activities across the site.

This is an exciting opportunity to lead and develop the multi-trade Engineering Technicians and Contract Support Team, in the most cost-effective way whilst enhancing HSE Standards and ensuring all Maintenance Team members maximise their contribution to the Manufacturing Strategy. Reporting into the Maintenance Manager, you will take an overview of construction, projects and maintenance and deliver the maintenance plan contributing to the production demands and constraints that ensures product make and raw material consumptions are in line with area priorities.

Additionally, as the Maintenance Supervisor, you will:

Develop and lead the maintenance technicians to deliver maintenance activities in an efficient manner

Respond to plant breakdowns, divert resource where required in line with business priorities

Manage maintenance contractors on site

Provide input to the turnaround manager and area planner for planned shutdowns

Coach the team in the effective use of the CMMS

Take the lead on continuous improvement initiatives within the maintenance department


Experience in managing Safe Systems of Work

Able to demonstrate strong leadership skills

Able to lead and adapt to change

Experience in an industrial role managing a multi-discipline team

A trade background, and experience in using CMMS software is essential

Able to communicate well with people of different disciplines and management levels

An ability to work in an organised and methodical manner and prioritise work effectively

About Huntsman:

Huntsman Corporation is a publicly traded global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated and specialty chemicals with 2018 revenues more than $9 billion. Our chemical products number in the thousands and are sold worldwide to manufacturers serving a broad and diverse range of consumer and industrial end markets. We operate more than 75 manufacturing, R&D and operations facilities in approximately 30 countries and employ approximately 10,000 associates within our four distinct business divisions.

For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company's website at



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