Lead Engineer

Recruiter
D R Newitt & Associates
Location
Greater London
Salary
£33000 - £35000/annum
Posted
09 Jul 2017
Closes
08 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
I have an exciting new engineering opportunity located within London

The role is as a Lead Engineer / Shift Supervisor within a well known and long established company.

The role will pay an annual salary of £30,000 - £32,000 with flexible overtime.

The Shift pattern is a Monday - Friday double days based role.
(one week 6-2, next week 2-10)

Reporting into the Engineering Manager you would be supervising a team of 7 engineers to control the ongoing maintenance.

The vacancy is looking to add a lead engineer to the setup, in order to bridge the gap between engineering and management, to assist in driving the engineering teams towards hitting their targets.

Key Responsibilities will be:
-Supervising a team of 7 Engineers throughout daily maintenance taskings.
-Working alongside engineering management to review targets and improve efficiencies.
-High quality engineering support to enable continuous running of production equipment
-Rapid response to breakdowns
-Effective fault diagnosis to ensure first time fixes
-Carrying out autonomous and preventative maintenance tasks competently and correctly and recording work competed accurately in the correct documentation
-Adhering to laid down systems of work
-Working safely within health & safety standards
-Inspections of equipment at predetermined intervals to ensure there is no risk to product from contamination by foreign bodies arising from equipment damage
-Ensure effective maintenance service is provided to the factory to minimize delays and downtime of machines.

Ideally you would be an Engineer (Mechanical Bias) with previous experience in:
-Supervising teams of engineers (Essential).
-Highly time-sensitive environments.
-Industrial working areas.
-Boiler maintenance and repair (essential)
-F-GAS certification (advantageous)
- Welding and Fabrication repairs and maintenance
- Continuous Improvement/Six Sigma fundamentals (advantageous)
-17th edition IEE Regs trained - preferred but not essential
-Electrical maintenance skills.
-Experience of high volume production areas
-Proven ability to prioritise and work effectively under pressure
-Effective communication skills
-Good interpersonal skills
-Self motivated with a proactive approach
-Can work unsupervised and make decisions when required

If you feel you have the relevant experience and are interested please apply below and include some information on your previous relevant experience/qualifications