Maintenance Team Leader

Proactive Recruitment Solutions
Cambridgeshire, UK
Closing date
4 Oct 2020

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Job title: Maintenance Shift Team Leader

Location: Peterborough

Salary: £41,500 plus £5,000 shift allowance, plus overtime, pension

Hours: 42 hours per week

Panama style shift pattern: Days (06:00 - 18:00) Nights (18:00 - 06:00)

Are you a Maintenance Team Leader looking to work on automation at an automated distribution centre?

Do you have a passion for engineering and want to work for one of the best companies within their industry?

Are you interested in real career progression opportunities?

If you answered yes to the above, then I may have the perfect role for you!

I'm excited to be working with one of the UK's biggest household names in the automation sector! In recent years this business has invested heavily in new equipment, systems and continuous improvement that has meant they have one of the most efficiently run plants in the area.

If you are a Maintenance Team Leader looking to develop a career in automation this could well be the opportunity you have been looking for.

As a Maintenance Team Leader you will be responsible for:

To support the Site Engineering Manager / Site Supervisor in their duties in providing a highly available automation system.

In conjunction with the Maintenance Technicians, provide a first-class site response to the customer, ensuring as far as reasonably practical a first-time right policy.

Involvement in meetings as and when required, both with the customers and colleagues.

Provide emergency breakdown and maintenance support on all equipment and software issues on the installed equipment.

Be part of the Issue Management and the internal escalation process on all related maintenance issues, in partnership with the customer.

Create strong effective working relationships with our customers and your responsibility team, to enable us to provide a first-class service.

Provide performance in terms of controlling maintenance activities on site, speed of response and quality of repair and standards of workmanship.

To provide maintenance support on other issues as well as the installed system, when requested to work on these items when work loading permits.

To co-ordinate a team of site technicians and third-party repair companies on their activities on site.

Providing breakdown cover and completing planned preventive maintenance on a fully automated distribution site. You will be responsible for maintaining all site machinery including conveyors, shuttles, robotics and more. You will have the responsibility of keeping breakdown time to a minimum, improving machine efficiency and working in conjunction with the groups LEAN and continuous improvement plans.

Further responsibilities include;

Ensuring shift engineers are completing maintenance in the time period given.

Leadership of a team of experienced maintenance engineers

Maintenance planning

Managing training schedules

Leading continuous improvement and project work.

PPM activity on equipment.

Reporting on KPI's

Managing compliance and health and safety.

Critical stock control

1-2-1s AND appraisals

Report writing and data presenting.

Fault finding through Siemens PLC's (input and outputs)

Mechanical and electrical reactive support.

Attending breakdowns and carrying out fault finding to resolve engineering issues.

As a Maintenance Team Leader you will be working on Panama days and nights. On site you will be working with Automated sortation equipment, packing lines, conveyors, and many other forms of automation and your role will involve:

The Candidate

To be successful in your application for this Maintenance Team Leader role you will need:

A mechanical or electrical engineering apprenticeship/ qualification

Supervisory experience of a maintenance team in an automated environment

A fantastic attitude towards continuous improvement and making things better.

Recognised electrical level 3 qualification

Previous experience working as a maintenance supervisor within an automated environment (ASRS, FOOD, FMCG).

Strong team leading skills

The ability to work within a proactive nature

A methodical mind-set, with the ability to problem solve and adapt within short notice.

As this is to work at a brand-new site, you should take pride in your workplace have a passion for engineering and the want to take a project from start and see it through to the end on a long-term basis.

The Benefits

Joining our client, you will be joining a reputable business who offer fantastic training and benefits including a pension matched up to 6%.

Excellent career opportunities.

You will be joining a company that has seen an impressive increase in their visibility over the last 5 years, which has allowed them to build on their already impressive portfolio of clients
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