Railway Team Leader

Armstrong Evans
West London, UK
09 Aug 2019
02 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A fantastic permanent opportunity is now available for an experienced Rail Team Leader around Central London. Our client is an established name in the Railway industry. Opportunities such as these are very rare to come by as our client boasts an excellent retention rate and a fantastic scope for career progression. The successful candidate will be rewarded with a healthy salary along with employment benefits. Full product training will be provided to get the successful applicant up to speed.

Tasks and Responsibilities of the Team leader:
  • Perform preventative and corrective scheduled maintenance activities in accordance with the customers maintenance schedule.
  • Actively participate in the ongoing continuous improvement activities for both maintenance and procedures.
  • Attend and participate in meetings with the customer where necessary to obtain sign off for work that has been carried out on the customers equipment.
  • Undertake fault finding and repair when required using appropriate technical information (e.g. Technical drawings and fault finding guides)
  • Completion of relevant documentation for all work carried out in order to accurately record activities that are recorded for the company and the customer.
  • Proactive involvement in the Company's HSQE management processes.
  • Attend local and factory training courses when necessary to ensure skills remain current.
  • To participate in 24/7 shift working including callout when required.
  • Assist the senior supervisor in the control and motivation of the team in order to maximise the available hours and to assist when required with technical and product support issues. E.G, resourcing
  • Assist the senior supervisor with ensuring that preventative and corrective maintenance tasks are completed within the agreed deadline.
  • Assist the senior supervisor when necessary with the ordering of parts and completion of documentation.
  • Assist the senior supervisor in ensuring all team members are complying with the MTU Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental standards.
  • Assist the senior supervisor in the development of risk assessments, safe systems of work and best practice for workshop processes and tasks.
  • To be responsible for ensuring that depot's are maintained to a high standard of cleanliness and tidiness.
  • Providing technical support to team members as and when required.
  • Conduct quality inspections as necessary.
  • Ensure that all special tools and equipment are kept in good order and that repair requirements are notified to the workshop supervisor

Qualities of the Railway Team Leader:
  • Have at least 2 years previous experience in a similar role
  • Strong communicator
  • Be enthusiastic and not defeatist
  • Work using your own initiative, with minimal supervision
  • Being willing to work overtime
  • Experience within an Engineering Service Provider or Facilities Management business
  • Results focused
  • Customer focused
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Motivational capabilities
  • Decisive decision maker
  • Strives on autonomy
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills

  • 25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays. Rises to 30 days after 5 years' service.
  • Annual Performance related bonus (company performance not individual) based on a percentage of base annual salary.
  • Summer holiday bonus - 69% of one months' base salary, paid in June.
  • Christmas bonus - Up to 60% (depending on length of service) of one months' base salary, paid in November.
  • Full sick pay (for three months, then half pay for three more months, then quarter pay after that)
  • Life assurance/Death in service. Pays out twice the annual salary.
  • 9% pension contribution paid by employer with no minimum contribution from the employee.
  • Company laptop, phone, PPE and credit card all provided.
  • Gympass access for reduced rates at 1000's of gyms
  • Private Medical Insurance for employee, partner and dependents
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Excellent work/life balance

If you feel you are suitable for this position based on what is outlined above, please don't hesitate to get in touch. Alternatively, if you have any questions please feel free to get in contact with us, where we will happily provide any information you require.

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