Senior Workshop Supervisor

Ably Resources

Are you a seasoned professional in the field of Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) with a knack for leadership and technical expertise? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you! We are currently seeking a highly skilled Senior Workshop Supervisor to join our clients team based in Aberdeen.

About Us:

Our client is a leading company specialising in the design, manufacturing, and maintenance of ROVs used in various industries including offshore oil and gas, marine research, and underwater inspections. With a commitment to innovation and excellence, they pride themselves on delivering cutting-edge solutions to clients worldwide.

Role Overview:

As the Senior Workshop Supervisor, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing the operations of our workshop facility in Aberdeen. You will be responsible for managing a team of technicians, ensuring the timely and efficient assembly, maintenance, and repair of ROVs. Your expertise in electronics, hydraulics, and mechanical systems will be essential in maintaining the highest standards of quality and safety.

Key Responsibilities:

Lead and supervise a team of workshop technicians, providing guidance, training, and support as needed.

Coordinate workshop activities to meet production schedules and deadlines.

Conduct thorough inspections, diagnostics, and troubleshooting of ROV systems.

Oversee the assembly, testing, and commissioning of new ROV units.

Manage inventory and procurement of spare parts and equipment.

Implement and enforce safety protocols and procedures in accordance with industry standards.

Collaborate with engineering and design teams to optimize ROV performance and functionality.

Provide technical support and assistance to clients both onsite and remotely.


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Engineering or a related field.

Proven experience (minimum 5 years) in a supervisory role within the ROV industry.

Strong knowledge of electronics, hydraulics, and mechanical systems.

Proficiency in reading and interpreting technical drawings and schematics.

Excellent leadership and communication skills.

Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment.

Willingness to travel occasionally for client support or training purposes.

Valid driver’s license and eligibility to work in the UK.


Competitive salary commensurate with experience.

Comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, pension, and bonus opportunities.

Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.

Dynamic and collaborative work environment with a focus on innovation.

If you are ready to take on a challenging and rewarding role as a Senior Workshop Supervisor in the exciting field of ROVs, we want to hear from you! Apply now with your CV –

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