Engineering Team Leader

Interaction Recruitment
Rushden, UK
Closing date
16 Oct 2020

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Engineering Team Leader

Fixed Term Contract to 31st December 2020

Responsible to: Engineering Manager

Purpose of Role: The role is to assist the Engineering Manager in the day to day activities within the department through effective guidance of personnel within the engineering team and participation in assigned long-term preventative maintenance programs and projects. The role is "hands on" with some administrative duties.

The role includes the responsibility of standing in for the Engineering Manager as and when required

Key performance measures: Maintaining a safe working environment.

First line staff management to maximise efficiencies

Engineering accidents/incidents

Hazard card completion

Energy performance

Planned maintenance v unplannen

Health and Safety

To work in a safe manner and ensure that others also work in a safe manner.
Ensure compliance with company policy and procedures regarding health & safety, standards of product quality, housekeeping and hygiene.

Main Tasks

Assist, monitor and oversee all fault-finding activities within production, ensuring that all resources are used to optimum effect.
Perform planned and predictive maintenance in accordance to plan, undertaking effective planning and prioritisation of workload where necessary.

Prevent damage to equipment and reduce breakdowns through encouragement and understanding of the production process.
Monitor the requirement for spare machine parts.
Assist and manage colleagues in the department as required including disciplinary hearings with the support of HR.
Attend quality and health & safety meetings
Develop and improve good working practices.
Complete and maintain accurate documentation and records as required by the business.
Undertake self-development activities as required by the business to include and contribute to the continuous improvement of processes and practices operated by the Company.
Conform and work to ISO50001 energy policy.
Liaise and coordinate information between the department manager and engineering team in order to establish requirements.
Assist with the training of Apprentices and colleague development
Ensure housekeeping is to the correct quality standard.
Ensure that all factory checks are performed on time and all relevant documentation is up to date. Organisation of repairs as necessary.

Person Specification

Qualified engineer, multi skilled in electrical practices including 18th edition.
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organisation.
Good knowledge of the latest manufacturing processes and technology including plant services (knowledge of blow moulding plastic extrusion process and understanding of the production environment would be beneficial).
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