Engineering Team Leader

  • Location

    Wolverhampton, West Midlands

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  • Salary:

    £35000.00 - £39000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tahanee Twist

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Due to the expansion of our client's Wolverhampton site, they now have a requirement for an additional Engineering Team Leader to join the company on a permanent basis.

Main Duties:

* Assist in driving the implementation, review and evolution of maintenance & reliability best practice across the site to maximise plant reliability, efficiency and asset health
* To be the 'front-line' initial point of contact for all operational and services engineering issues during allocated shift periods and co-ordinate skills and resources on shift to optimise plant performance
* Ensure effective use of SAP system to provide pertinent information on plant and department performance and advise on operational focus
* Project co-ordination, encompassing all aspects from project scope, timetable of works, Health & Safety planning, budget allocation and control and co-ordination of engineering and production requirements
* Provide 'front-line' operational management of the Human Resource requirement for all on-shift engineers, in line with company policies
* Co-ordinate cross-functionally with a variety of stakeholders to ensure assigned tasks from the business plan, operating plan, environmental health & safety plan and engineering plan are achieved
* Provide leadership and development for on-shift engineering team
* Assist the engineering management team in ensuring a safe plant, safe systems of work and a safe working environment is achieved and maintained
* Maintain legal compliance in all utility supplies/discharges


* Detailed knowledge of Health & Safety (including COSHH, RIDDOR, CDM, HASAWA, MHSWA etc), food hygiene, food safety and employment legislation
* Formal Environmental Health & Safety qualifications or experience (NEBOSH, IOSH, Managing Contractors)
* Experience of incident / accident investigation and risk assessment
* Inter-personal communication, conflict management, coaching skills, presentational skills

Preffered skills / Qualifications:

* Engineering qualifications (mechanical or electrical bias) to Degree, HND or City & Guilds level
* GCSE's / CSE in English & Mathematics
* Experience of the supervision and co-ordination of a small team of multi-skilled craftsmen
* Experience of engineering within a fast moving production environment, food or utilities environment

Please note the consultant looking after this position is Tahanee Twist.