Team/Cell Leader (Refit)

16 Apr 2019
01 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Team / Cell Leader (Refit)
Poole, Dorset
£15.30 per hour

The RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea. Headquartered in Poole, our skilled team has created the most advanced fleet of lifeboats in the world.

The ALC (All-weather Lifeboat Centre) is our very own boat building facility which brings every stage of lifeboat construction, refit and maintenance in-house and under one roof.

Refit work is increasing through 2019, with the introduction of the 'Severn Life Extension Programme’, which is a significant package of work on top of the ALC’s ongoing program.

We have a full order book and have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Team / Cell Leader to join our refit operations.

The ALC offers a clean, organised and safe work environment, with all tools and equipment provided. We strive to encourage a satisfied and friendly work environment, with our staff benefiting from an excellent pension, options for flexible working (including a time off in lieu scheme), good annual leave and the knowledge that the work they are doing directly contributes to saving lives at sea.

It is essential that you have specialist knowledge in ANY of the following disciplines, as well as experience of being a team leader or managing people.

- Mechanical (Marine) Engineering
- Boatbuilding (using advanced composites), and fitout
- Marine Electrical installation

You must also have at least one of the following qualifications:

- City and Guilds
- NVQ level 3/BTEC qualifications
- Time served apprenticeship, or extensive proven experience in the boat building industry

Previous experience of marine refits and repairs is desirable.

Our lifeboat crews need a dedicated, professional and talented team behind them - come and join us in the build of this centre of excellence and help save lives at sea.

To take a tour of the ALC or for further information please visit our website.

The RNLI is committed to safeguarding; ensuring the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. We expect all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

The suitability of all prospective employees and volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment. This will include relevant criminal record checks being carried out dependent on the eligibility of the role. (England & Wales; DBS check, Scotland; Disclosure Scotland PVG, Northern Ireland; Access NI, Republic of Ireland; Garda Vetting).

Our staff and volunteers have been saving lives at sea without prejudice for nearly 200 years. We respect and value diversity of background, skills and perspectives within our teams, and consider it essential to help us deliver a world-class lifesaving service. We are an inclusive organisation and welcome applications from everyone. In addition to having the skills needed for the role, we also look for applicants who share our commitment to living our RNLI values (trustworthy, courageous, selfless, and dependable), and helping us work towards our goals of halving drowning in the UK and Ireland by 2024. This involves a growing commitment to preventative action, using our expertise to work in partnership with communities locally, nationally and internationally to prevent drowning.

The closing date for the role is Sunday 28th April 2019

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Additional Keywords: Team Leader, Cell Leader, Refit, Boatbuilding Team Leader, Marine Engineering Team Leader, Marine Repairs Team Leader, Refitting Team Leader.

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