Engineering Supervisor

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York Marriott Hotel


Job description

Marriott Hotels, Marriott International’s flagship brand with more than 500 global locations, is advancing the art of hosting so that our guests can travel brilliantly. As a host with Marriott Hotels, you will help keep this promise by delivering premium choices, sophisticated style, and well-crafted details. With your skills and imagination, together we will innovate and reinvent the future of travel.

The York Marriott Hotel is situated in grounds overlooking the racecourse, with a busy bus route passing right by our door, and connections in and out of both York and Leeds we are very easy to reach.
We offer our associates a competitive benefits package:

Discounted Rooms rates for you and your friends and family in over 6000 hotels across the globe

Discounted Food & Beverage in Marriott Hotels (including £5 breakfast)

Global Careers Opportunities 

FREE Meals on Duty, Tea & Coffee Car Parking, Uniform, Gym Membership

50% off Paddy & Scotts Coffee

Discounted Cinema Tickets, Shopping vouchers, Days out and Holliday discounts

Pension Plan

FREE passes into some of York’s biggest attractions. 

Apprenticeship programmes up to and including level 5 in Operational Management

If you are willing to be dedicated in your role with a positive attitude, you can go far with Marriott.

Apply now and start your journey with Marriott, it could be ‘Where you Belong’


This is a 40 hour per week Full time position 

Rate of pay is £11.77 per hour.

Managing a team of 3 maintenance technicians, the Engineering Supervisor provides functional Engineering & Facilities leadership, expertise and execution regarding facilities management, sustainability, discipline technology platforms, capex planning / execution, health and safety and energy conservation for their hotel.


Works with the Cluster/Multi Property Director of Engineering and Facilities to maximise assets, drive guest satisfaction, support business performance to ensure effective delivery of results and execution of initiatives.


This supervisory role has overall responsibility for managing and implementing the engineering game plan for their hotel.  It identifies opportunities for operational improvement, evaluates risks, works within area of expertise to provide effective solutions and implements systems and processes that leverage and support enterprise strategies to maximize guest satisfaction and engineering performance.


  • Provides Engineering leadership to their hotel by setting priorities aligned with the hotel and discipline MBOs related to key business priorities.  Identifies operational improvements, anticipates challenges, and creates competitive breakthrough strategies for their hotel.  Protects and strengthens Marriott's competitive advantage by advocating and supporting sound business and engineering decision-making.  Advises GM and coworkers on existing and evolving business and facilities issues; helps enhance the team’s engineering-related and business skills.

  • Responsible for ensuring the disciplines technology platforms (i.e. Transcendent, RPM and Energy data management ) are implemented to a high quality, that data is accurate and are fully utilized.

  • Executes engineering responsibilities for the hotel: engineering operational efficiency, facilities management (i.e. asset protection through Transcendent, regulatory compliance, health and safety etc.), sustainability, reducing energy consumption and guest satisfaction.

  • Ensures quality and consistency of engineering practices and implements rollout of new initiatives. 

  • Conducts weekly hotel tours with hotel based operational leadership to ensure that maintenance is being implemented to the highest standards, all areas are clean and tidy and that there are no health and safety issues

  • Day to day management of centralized maintenance contracts to ensure Marriott standards are complied with and owners assets are maximized.

  • Holds high performance expectations, willingly owns results, and holds others accountable. 

  • Contributes to processes that enhance communication and sharing of best practices inside and outside of their hotel. 

  • Builds effective working relationships with internal ( Cluster/Multi Property Engineering) resources and external groups (customers, owners, partners). 

  • Sells ideas persuasively and influences without direct authority.  Negotiates skillfully in tough situations, settles differences, and wins concessions without damaging relationships.

  • Stays aware of market trends in engineering and facilities and introduces or recommends new initiatives for the hotel when appropriate.

  • Understands the various Disability, Health and Safety, and environmental legislation along with applicable regulations within the UK and their potential impact on the business.

  • Works with the hotel and above property Finance and Engineering teams to develop a robust and high quality hotel Cap 10/BE plan. Responsible for the production of emergency PARs and day to day execution of projects.

  • Fosters a positive and proactive work environment.

  • Provides problem-solving expertise in operational and emergency situations. Takes a leadership role in responding to large-scale weather incidents, natural disaster, terrorist activities, etc. as required.

  • Leads and facilitates the delivery of sustainable business results against growth and profitability objectives.

  • Develops a robust Energy Action Plan for the hotel including a signature project aimed at achieving the hotels Energy/CO2 and water goal.

  • Puts in place early warning systems and appropriate metrics to identify and manage business and financial risks.   Ensures brand standards are adhered to in their hotel.

  • Drives productivity improvement and operational performance as measured by GSS, R&M and HLP.  Executes engineering game plan and monitors property performance against defined expectations.

  • Addresses guests service needs in a professional and timely manner.

  • Develops and maintain positive and productive working relationships with other employees and departments.


  • Performs other duties as assigned to meet business needs.

  • The position requires a balance of duties, broadly 30% management tasks and 70% “hands on” working.


  • 2+ years of hotel facilities management experience. 

  • In-depth knowledge of all discipline technology platforms including Transcendent in order to comply with Engineering SOPs.

  • In-depth knowledge of MEP, Building Fabric and Life Safety Systems.


Education or Professional Certification

  • Recognised qualification in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Construction preferred,  or equivalent/related work experience

  • Member of a Facilities, M+E or Construction professional body prefered


    High proficiency ( speaking, reading and writing ) in English is required

    Understands how to manage in a culturally diverse work environment

    Effective public speaking and presentation skills

    Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills 

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.




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York, United Kingdom
Engineering & Maintenance
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