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Shift Manager

Arriva UK Train
Closing date
25 Oct 2021

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Salary Band
Annual, £40,000 - £49,999
Contract Type
Full Time
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Shift Manager (Chiltern Railways)


The holder of this post is responsible for ensuring that maintenance activities on the depot Fleet rolling stock are carried out safely, timely and to required standards, on a daily basis in order to meet service requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

* Prioritising of scheduled and unscheduled maintenance in line with available resource and support from the Planning Manager.

* Ensure targets are met in terms of performance, availability and presentation of rolling stock for business needs.

* To provide Assistance as required to engineering, technical and contracted support staff.

* To support the production manager in their role and provide cover during absence.

* Plan and conduct interviews as necessary for discipline, poor performance, attendance management, welfare, investigations etc.

* Actively promote and participate in continuous improvement events.

* Control of work to ensure effective performance and compliance to standards, giving technical guidance to staff to staff including apprentices and contracted staff.

* Deliver staff briefings and TWYM interviews to develop staff.

* Ensure recording of work is effectively controlled and reported in required timescales using systems/methods in place before rolling stock is returned to service.

* To effectively manage staff rosters and Annual leave to meet the business needs.

* To undertake In-process Checks and depot safety tours

What we would like from you:

* Appropriate electrical/mechanical engineering qualifications essential

* Good written and oral communication skills.

* Report writing skills and a high level of literacy, numeric and I.T skills.

* Technical and practical knowledge of relevant rolling stock highly desirable.

* Understanding of safety legislation and quality procedures.

* Spent at least 3 years in a rolling stock workshop or similar engineering environment with appropriate apprenticeship served being highly desirable
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