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Engineering Team Leader

Job Title: Engineering Team Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newport
Salary: £35k - 41k per year
Reference: 39088
Contact Name: Jack Hanson
Contact Email: [email protected]
Job Published: January 19, 2022 14:37

Job Description

Engineering team leader 

Monday to Friday Days position 

Salary - Circa £40,000 

80% Hands on 20% hands off 
Managing a team of 7 multiskilled shift engineers 
Reporting Directly into the engineering manager 

  • Assist the Engineering Manager in the planning and formulation of the daily engineering programme and delegate tasks accordingly to other engineering staff and Contractors.
  • Liaise daily with production management to ensure a smooth production plan
  • Assist in controlling expenditures within limitations of project budget.
  • Review equipment design for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, customer contract requirements and related specifications.
  • Manage the day-to-day contractor control system.
  • Repair, service and maintain equipment to ensure maximum operating efficiency. Purchase / carry spare parts to repair service and maintain equipment.
  • Manage & Co-ordinate the PPM schedules.
  • Source additional contract personnel to repair service and maintain equipment as required but within budget.
  • Monitor expenditure, identify and communicate adverse cost variations.
  • Manage day to day performance and conduct of engineering staff and contractors. Take necessary and appropriate action to maintain the company standards of both.
  • Monitor department health and safety and take appropriate action.
  • Manage & control the engineering teams holiday plan to ensure adequate shift cover.
  • Plan and carry out actions as delegated by the engineering manager regarding Health & Safety.
  • Attend appropriate meetings when requested and in the absence of the Engineering manager.
  • Provide a day-based engineering point of contact and continuity in the absence of the Engineering manager.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Must be PC literate and competent in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Strong communicator, both verbal and written knowledge and understanding of health and safety.
  • Good report writing skills.
  • Flexible, Team player, able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Comfortable working in both an office and factory environment
  • Good organisational skills, able to plan personal workload and ensure that colleagues deliver to agreed timescales.
  • Experience in operating in a Food Manufacturing environment