Manchester Airports Group

Building Services Supervisor

Manchester Airports Group - Posted 1 month ago
£38k/year  + Equity


Stansted Mountfitchet, ENG

Safety Specialist
Career Level
Company size
12k employees

Airport:  Stansted

Safety Specialist Job description

Company: MAG

  • Building Services Supervisor
  • 40 hours, permanent role
  • Based at London Stansted Airport
  • Salary - £37,782 plus company benefits

Reporting to the Building Services Manager, the Building Services Supervisor will ensure that all facilities within the MAG Buildings and Satellites operate effectively to enable the delivery of high-quality, reliable service to passengers, tenants, and other internal/external customers, through effective and efficient maintenance of airport assets. This includes the management of work in accordance with prevailing MAG processes & contributing towards the continuous improvement of the maintenance service.

Principal Accountabilities for Building Services Supervisor:

  • Coordinate the engineering team, ensuring all Reactive and Planned Maintenance tasks are completed to the agreed service level agreements.
  • Ensuring all documentation is up to date.
  • Administering and continually updating the PPM system and producing reports for Reactive and PPM tasks through the Maximo System, to ensure all opportunities for service improvements are met.
  • Ensuring all Health & Safety standards are met by taking responsibility for personal and team compliance with Company Health and Safety Policies.
  • Maintain records and files to current STAL QHSE standards.
  • Manage sickness and holiday cover for site staff and report data to Management Team
  • Ordering of equipment and materials.
  • Ensure all plant rooms and switch rooms etc. are kept to a high standard of cleanliness and safety.
  • Carry out regular toolbox talks.
  • Operate Permit to Work system in conjunction with the management team.
  • Manage sub-contractors in conjunction with the management team.
  • Attend weekly meetings and ensure that relevant reports are issued.
  • Managing small works projects.  
  • To demonstrate a flexible and helpful attitude, assisting in the smooth running of the airport by always maintaining professional standards including a personal appearance in accordance with uniform standards.
  • To deputize for the Building Services Manager in their absence.

Any other duties as reasonably requested by the company that may be outside the standard remit of the role.

Desirable Knowledge, Experience and Skills

  • Demonstrable experience in providing facility maintenance in a complex, busy environment.
  • 17th / 18th Edition Electrical Wiring Regulations
  • City and Guilds in Part 2 or 3 electrical/mechanical engineering
  • IOSH Managing/Working Safely
  • Electrical Safety Rule Training
  • Able to demonstrate that through formal training or apprenticeship schemes and/or practical experience has gained underpinning technical knowledge and technical skills in facilities maintenance.
  • Experienced in working with a Maintenance Management system and operating under a ‘safe system of work’.
  • Completion of relevant & related safety skills training such as IPAF and PASMA
  • AP / LV AP experience
  • Meets the requirements of the competence assessment process.

With year one, requirements with additional compensatory uplift:

  • ILM Level 2 – Leadership and Team Skills
  • Electrical Safety Rules 1, 2 & 3


To be successful in this role, you will need to have the ability to apply initiative and deal with rapidly changing priorities in a flexible manner. You must have a can-do attitude and approach, while rapidly integrating into a team-working environment. As an individual, you will need to have excellent communication skills with people at all levels and be able to organize, plan and prioritize.

The Company

MAG is the country’s largest airport group. We own Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands Airports along with MAG USA, a major airport services business based out of Chicago. Pre-Covid we were enjoying year-on-year growth with FY20 seeing MAG seeing revenue of £893m, driven by passenger numbers along with non-aero yields and increased cargo operations, contributing more than £3b to the UK economy.


As a MAG employee, you will have access to some great benefits including:

✈Free on-site parking whilst on duty

✈Free Airport parking when you go on holiday (subject to availability and pre-booking)

✈Access to our employee rewards portal with discounts and savings

✈ 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme

✈MAG Pension scheme which doubles your contribution

✈Discounts on public transport to work

✈Discounts on MAG products such as Airport Hospitality Lounges and holiday parking at our Airports

✈Fantastic career development opportunities – We are the UK’s largest Airport Operator!

✈ Tax-free Airside shopping in our departure lounge

How do I apply?

Please submit your up-to-date CV and a cover letter detailing how you meet the role criteria.

For current MAG employees applying for this role, applications will only be accepted through Colleague Self Service (CSS) - please follow this link:

Equal Opportunities

MAG are a values-led organization and we are committed to providing equal opportunities in all areas of work and business. We want people to achieve their best, which will in turn positively impact our customers and the communities in which we live and work. At MAG we empower people to be themselves within an inclusive and supportive environment, enabling everyone to achieve their full potential in line with their abilities and career aspirations.

Reasonable Adjustments

As an inclusive employer, MAG wants to see every candidate performing at their best throughout the job application process, interview process, and whilst at work. We, therefore, encourage you to get in touch with our Recruitment Team to inform us of any reasonable adjustments you might need to enable this to happen. You can contact the team by emailing

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