Maintenance Team Leader

TechNichols Resourcing Ltd
Chichester, UK
04 Oct 2019
21 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Maintenance Team Leader / Supervisor - would also consider Engineers who feel they are ready for the next step in their career

Salary: £35,000 - £38,000 per annum + benefits + overtime

Shifts: Double days, Monday to Friday with some weekends, followed by 7 days off

Location: Commutable from Chichester, Portsmouth, Waterlooville, Worthing, Bognor Regis and surrounding areas


We are recruiting for a reputable and growing manufacturer who are expanding and looking for a reliable and dedicated Maintenance Team Leader / Maintenance Supervisor to work within their fast moving environment. Recently the factory has gone through some exciting new changes including new machines being commissioned to the factory and an extension to their site also.


This is a hands on role, leading a small team of 3 Maintenance Engineers on shift.

  • Effectively lead maintenance activities (planned and unplanned), utilising operational excellence and continuous improvement activities to improve equipment reliability and ensure minimal equipment downtime.
  • Take an active role in increasing standards of safety and quality within the business, through highlighting hazards and making improvements in equipment and/or procedures.
  • To ensure that the production plant, services and facilities are maintained and improved through the effective leadership of a team of Engineers.
  • You will provide an efficient and cost effective level of service to all areas of the business, involving the use of the engineering team and the use of external contractors where deemed necessary.
  • Innovation/Improvement suggestions and projects regularly reviewed, analysed and implemented where appropriate.
  • Promote and deploy a flexible approach to new equipment, systems and ways of working. This will involve integration with operations to fulfil the goals of LEAN and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Ensure spare part stocks are kept at appropriate levels to maintain plant and equipment.
  • Ensure daily and weekly checks on production equipment and equipment pumps, valves and fitting.
  • Assist in reducing departmental and company costs.
  • Assist the engineering manager in managing the use of contractors.
  • Continual improvement in Health & Safety Audit results.
  • To communicate all relevant information and develop strong working relationships with all team members, to lead by example and have a significant and visible presence.


  • Completed a recognised engineering apprenticeship or hold relevant engineering qualifications - either electrical or mechanical
  • Experience of maintenance within an industrial or manufacturing sector
  • Team Lead or Supervisory experience.
  • Ideally have some knowledge of Multi-Skilling, although not essential
  • Ability to prioritise workload and use own initiative in a fast paced production environment.
  • Willingness to learn and diversify across a range of equipment and machinery
  • Proactive work attitude and keen to get stuck in
  • Friendly, adaptable and ability to inspire others.

If this role sounds of interest, please apply now and send your most up to date CV to Wesley at TechNichols Resourcing to be considered. Or call TechNichols Resourcing and speak with Wesley for further information.

We will endeavour to get back to all applicants but if you have not heard back within 5 working days unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.

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