Engineering Team Leader

Recruiter
Major Recruitment
Location
Lancashire
Posted
14 Apr 2019
Closes
10 May 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Engineering Team Leader

Based in Blackburn

Salary: Negotiable

A fantastic FMCG company based in Blackburn are seeking an experienced and driven Engineering Team Leader to join their team on a fill time permanent basis. You will be required to work closely with the production team maintaining and over seeing a small team to service all processing machinery across two sites to ensure that machinery downtime is kept to a minimum and that all preventative maintenance is conducted in advance to avoid production disruption. You will need to have worked in a similar manufacturing environment and be able to carry out preventative maintenance, fault finding and deal with machine down-time efficiently.

The candidate will rotate as part of a multi-disciplinary team working seven days a week across both day and night shifts. Excellent communication skills are a must as well as a flexible and proactive approach to ensure the needs of the business are met.

Your duties will involve:

* Maintain and improve safe working practices for the department and site.

* Conduct meaningful shift handovers at the start and end of the shift.

* Maintain current and future systems and procedures.

* Ensure permit to work systems are maintained.

* Control and overseeing external contractor.

* Responsible for shift cover/return to work policies.

* Identify team/shift training requirements.

* Assist the operations teams in ensuring the correct operation of equipment, ( offering help/guidance in training).

* Maintain and improve standards of craftsmanship and tidiness.

* Maintain and expand the use of company CMMS (Computer Maintenance Management System, currently Agility is in use). Including

* PM systems

* Spare parts booking in and out

* Services

* You will provide assistance in troubleshooting and identification of equipment problems.

* You will maintain a relationship with operators to foster a good team environment.

* You will be able to write SOP’s and other technical documents in support of the engineering department as well as the end users.

* Contribute to the continuous improvement of processes and practices.

* Conforming to company health and safety procedures and policies.

Key attributes and skills:

* Time served engineering apprenticeship or equivalent.

* Experience in managing and motivating a team.

* ONC/HNC in engineering or equivalent.

* Good experience and able to demonstrate a methodical approach to fault finding, including PLC’s

* Excellent I.T Skills

* The successful candidate will hold a strong engineering background, ideally electrically bias with mechanical skills.

* Conversant with Health & Safety rules, regulations and best practices.

* Ability to prioritise workload and concisely record information

* Knowledge of pneumatics and hydraulics.

Package:

* 4 on 4 off - rotating across day and night shifts (no Saturday PM working)

If you are interested in this role please contact me on the details below or contact Lizzy miller @ Major Recruitment

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