Pump Rental Solutions
Advertising Salary:
£Competitive rate in line with skills and qualifications

Our Business

Selwood are leaders in Pump manufacture, rental and sales. We are passionate about our service offering with unrivalled expertise and are proud to deliver to our clients on a global platform.

With a foundation of 75 years within our industry, Selwood continues to be an innovative business responding to meet the needs of our clients with cutting edge approaches to customer service, product development, manufacture and service.

Our Pump Rental Solutions business units operates 21 branches Nationwide delivering 24 hour pumping solutions to our wide ranging customer base. Our passion for quality and service delivery mean our regional teams are the best in the business.

About The Role

Our branch in Middlesbrough branch requires a Chargehand to assist our Workshop Manager with the running and management of our workshop.

The Chargehand will lead in the absence of the Workshop Manager and will be involved in pump fitting maintenance as required.
Due to the nature of our workshop operation this role will be actively responsible for Health & Safety, People Management, Work shop Co-ordination and the care of Selwood tools & equipment.
Responsibilities of this role include:
Health and Safety
  • Carry out work in compliance with recommended manufacturers’ procedures and having regard for own health and safety, company employees, customers, general public and the environment.
  • Adhere to the company’s QHSE procedures at all times.

Workshop Coordination

  • Proactively assist the Workshop Manager with the development and advancement of the workshop staff and premises.
  • At all times set a professional example of good discipline, ensure that all Company property and equipment is maintained as to the required Company standard to prevent any accident or injury to any person or damage to Company property.
  • In the absence of the Workshop Manager ensure that all the necessary administration required for the control of work within the department is completed and submitted to the Branch Manager.
  • Report to the Workshop Manager proposals for modifications to machines or equipment to increase safe working practises.
  • Support the Workshop Manager to improve work methods, systems, procedures and equipment that are likely to reduce waste and cost.
  • Assisting, and where appropriate leading with the implementation of those proposals when approved.
  • Help to maintain a workshop repair programme for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of hire fleet, sales and customers’ machines.
  • Adhere to and promote the company’s Core Values and Mission Statement.
Tools and Equipment
  • To carry out post hire examinations within one working day of the equipment returning from hire.
  • Identify any problems relating to extensive costs or repetitive repairs to individual or groups of machines or equipment and report to Workshop Manager.
  • Ensure spares or material requirements are obtained at the right time to ensure the work schedule is effective and does not fall behind schedule.
  • To accept in the absence of the Workshop Manager, any emergency/after-hour telephone calls, so as to maintain security of branch and any asset.
  • To monitor and update the breakdown tasks and list of equipment needed according to the depots daily requirements.
  • To assist in keeping the depot spares and filters to adequate stock levels.

Qualifications & Skills


  • City & Guilds Craft Certificate, NVQ Level 3 in Plant Maintenance or equivalent.
  • CITB National Construction College Certificate in Test and Inspection.
  • Must have working knowledge & understanding of the LOLER regulations.
  • Must have good working knowledge of relevant Health & Safety and Transport legislation.
  • Full UK Driving Licence


  • IT competent 
  • Effective communication skills
  • Time management 
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative

What we can offer you

Selwood are pleased to offer;
  • Competitive salary
  • Enhanced overtime rates
  • Pension scheme (Contributory Salary Sacrifice)
  • 24 days holiday + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Increasing annual leave entitlement with long service
  • Support development and Training
  • On site parking

This role is not open to Agencies - Please no calls or emails - Thank you.

Workdry International Ltd is committed to encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination.

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