Maintenance Team Leader (12/7 day shifts) (M/F)

  • Company : Alliance Consulting
  • Localisation : Hertfordshire, Royston - UK - South East England
  • Position : Maintenance Team Leader (12/7 day shifts)
  • Type of Contract : Permanent contract
  • Date of publication : 2017-08-07

Job Description


Maintenance Team Leader (12/7 day shifts)

Based: Hertfordshire

Salary: £40,000 (includes shift allowance) + Bonus & Benefits

Shift Maintenance Team Leader (12/7)


Our client is a world class manufacturer, based in Hertfordshire, currently seeking to recruit a Shift Maintenance Team Leader to join the team of multi-skilled engineers and technicians at their busy Manufacturing Plant. The emphasis for the successful candidate is on excellent Team Leader/Supervisory Skills within a heavy manufacturing environment. Applications are invited from maintenance team leaders / supervisors / managers who have worked in high volume, process driven environments (i.e. chemical, food, agro-chemical, automotive, pharmaceutical, refining, or similar).

The purpose of this role is to ensure operational requirements of the plant are met through effective prioritisation of work, allocation of tasks, and overall leadership of the multi-disciplined and multi-skilled engineers and technicians within the team.

This role covers a full range of responsibilities and activities, including:

  • Responsibility for developing a positive and proactive Environmental, Health and Safety culture throughout the team including ensuring compliance with all EHS procedures (including correct use of PPE, incident recording and quality standards are followed)
  • Promoting the use of LEAN methodologies within the team and co-ordinating the use of resources and fully utilise the skills within the team to meet operation and maintenance needs
  • Building upon relationships with production staff (managers, team leaders and operatives) to facilitate both timely reporting of active issues and planning maintenance in order to reduce downtime of the plant
  • Continuing to develop a proactive rather than a reactive approach to maintenance
  • Ensuring your team and contractors perform to the standards demanded by the company, escalating any issues as necessary, including disciplinary action and identifying training requirements
  • Efficiently organise, plan, prioritise and co-ordinate work tasks
  • Lead team by example, demonstrating commitment and bringing about positive change
  • Identify and implement improvement, cost saving and sustainable opportunities.
  • Ensure Team compliance to Health & Safety. Housekeeping and plant hand over duties.

This is a challenging role; the successful applicant will need to be flexible, determined and self-motivated, with experience of shift work as part of a team. Previous experience of successfully leading a maintenance team within a manufacturing environment is essential. Regular liaison with Production Management, internal departments, contractors and HR means good communication and people skills are essential.

Shift patterns: 12 hour shifts. 12/7 More information available upon application

When applying for this role, please indicate your current salary (plus benefits package), minimum salary required, notice period and your reasons for wishing to move from your current company. Alliance Consulting is acting as an employment agency in this respect. Alliance Consulting specialise in the placement of engineers throughout the UK. By sending us your CV you are explicitly consenting to our processing of your personal data on a computer database and/or in manual files for the purpose of evaluating your application for employment. This processing will be carried out in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998. By applying for this role you hereby consent to us submitting your CV to our client. If you do not wish your CV to be sent to our client then you must clearly state this to us. Equally, if there are any companies that you do not wish your CV to be sent to (for whatever reason), then please let us know of this when you apply.

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Maintenance, Team, Leader, Supervisor, Manager, Management, Shift, Mechanical, Electrical, Plant, Production, Manufacture, Assembly
  • Start date : ASAP
  • Term :
  • Experience Required : More than 10 years
  • Salary : £40000 - £42500 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + OT available
  • References : 885962_1502111559
  • Activity area : Aerospace Engineering

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