Engineering Team Leader

Jenrick Engineering Northampton
Dartford, UK
04 Aug 2019
02 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead Engineer

We have a brilliant opportunity for an Engineering Team Leader to work for a market leader at a Blue chip site. This Dartford based role will see you working within a highly automated distribution business and offers a challenging and rewarding role.

The Role
- The successful Lead Engineer will report directly to the Site Engineering Manager and will work to maximise operational effectiveness and minimise downtime.
- You will manage the shift activities of a team of 10 consisting of 5 Engineers and 4 technicians.
- Motivating, developing and leading a small team, creating an environment of continuous improvement and efficiency.
- Responsibility for managing the teams attendance, team discipline and team development.
- Provide "hands on" maintenance support in addition to coordination.
- Maintain all machinery carrying out planned maintenance measures.
- Ensure compliance with site CMMS system.
- Provide daily shift reports highlighting downtime, performance and availability of the materials handling equipment.
- Participation in management meetings.
- ensuring all Health & Safety guidelines are met and adhered to, also promoting all company values, policies and procedures in all aspects and areas of work.

The candidate
- The successful candidate will be Electrically qualified, multi-skilled.
- You will have reasonable software knowledge for PLC (experience in interrogating the system for faults and making modifications), SCADA systems and ideally Warehouse controls (WCS)
- You will have ideally gained your experience from within an automated Warehouse, Distribution, Food, FMCG or Automotive company.
- Experience of managing teams of up to 10
- Ability to effectively manage, train and develop multi-disciplined teams.
- A strong understanding of H&S standards.

12 hour shifts days and nights (4 on 4 off / 7-7)
£45,000 per annum
Contributory Pension
Product Discount

The role will suit a Maintenance Team Leader, Team Manager, Maintenance Supervisor, Engineering lead, Shift coordinator, Lead Engineer looking to join a market leading business

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