Leading Hand

Tech Select Limited
Blackburn, Blackburn with Darwen
£25000 - £27000/annum holidays pension
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead Hand
£25000 rising to £27000 after a qualifying period

Techselect Limited are currently seeking a time served engineer to work for a company in Blackburn involved in Rubber Moulding

Main Purpose of Job:
• Responsible for the efficient and effective control of tool changing.
• Supporting maintenance with responsive repairs
• Front line supervision of operators.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:
• Always prioritise work to the business demand
• Deal with tool changes, tool setting and tool cleaning efficiently. Ensuring, where possible, all departments are operating at 100%
• Ensure all first offs and checks are completed and adhering to the Quality Standard set
• Ensure all operators are working in an efficient manner
• Ensure all materials are available for production
• To organise and take control of the Shift in the absence of the Shift Manager
• To provide cover, including shift changes, for holidays and sickness
• First line response / trouble shooting problem products / production runs
• Inform Maintenance/Technical regarding any stoppages
• Always work to the Quality Standard required
• To maintain good discipline always
• Work in accordance with Health and Safety always
• Ensuring good housekeeping practices are maintained
• Ensure 5s procedures and practices are being followed
• Provide support to all improvement projects
• Mentoring and guidance of new operators / processes

Essential Skills / Attributes:
• Time served engineer
• Experience of hydraulic machinery
• Experience of pneumatic machinery
• Ability to read and interpret engineering / technical drawings
• Computer skills, including EXCEL and email
• Ability to command trust and respect from all levels of staff
• Approachable, supportive and tenacious
• Ability to maintain a professional attitude with staff at all levels
• A team player
• Ability to work under own initiative

Desirable Skills / Attributes:
• Previous experience of similar mechanical engineering role(s)
• Previous supervisory experience preferred
• Electrical experience
• Rubber processing experience
• Experience of continuous improvement activities
• Experience of T.P.M. activities