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Shift Manager

  • Location: Aylesbury
  • Salary: Market related per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Rail and Transportation
  • Contact: Staci Hodson-Glenn
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 707 1516
  • Expiry Date: 17 November 2021
  • Job Ref: 195542SHO

The holder of this post is responsible for ensuring that maintenance activities on the depot  Fleet rolling stock are carried out safely, timely and to required standards, on a daily basis in order to meet service requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prioritising of scheduled and unscheduled maintenance in line with available resource and support from the Planning Manager.
  • Ensure targets are met in terms of performance, availability and presentation of rolling stock for business needs.
  • To provide Assistance as required to engineering, technical and contracted support staff.
  • To support the production manager in their role and provide cover during absence.
  • Plan and conduct interviews as necessary for discipline, poor performance, attendance management, welfare, investigations etc.
  • Actively promote and participate in continuous improvement events.
  • Control of work to ensure effective performance and compliance to standards, giving technical guidance to staff to staff including apprentices and contracted staff.
  • Deliver staff briefings and TWYM interviews to develop staff.
  • Ensure recording of work is effectively controlled and reported in required timescales using systems/methods in place before rolling stock is returned to service.
  • To effectively manage staff rosters and Annual leave to meet the business needs.
  • To undertake In-process Checks and depot safety tours

Key Skills and Experience:

  • Appropriate electrical/mechanical engineering qualifications essential.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Report writing skills and a high level of literacy, numeric and I.T skills.
  • Technical and practical knowledge of relevant rolling stock highly desirable.
  • Understanding of safety legislation and quality procedures.
  • Spent at least 3 years in a rolling stock workshop or similar engineering environment with appropriate apprenticeship served being highly desirable.