Mechanical Maintenance Team Leader

Recruiter
Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing
Location
Swansea (Abertawe)
Salary
£30000 - £34000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Expires
17 Aug 2017
Reporting into the Maintenance Manager, as a Mechanical Maintenance Team Leader you will be a key member of the team on site in Swansea and have a small engineering team reporting to you. You will direct the performance of your team whilst ensuring the strategic thinking of the business is deliverable at all levels. Client Details Our client based in Swansea are part of a global manufacturing group who supply their products into multiple sectors. Description As the Mechanical Team Leader your key responsibilities include: As Mechanical Maintenance Team Leader you will drive continuous improvement through the operation using LEAN Manufacturing tools, such as SMED, Kaizan, KANBAN and 5 S. Responsible for a number of systems including but not limited to the following: fire systems, furnaces, pumps, boilers, facilities, chillers, compressor systems and machine shop equipment. To allocate work and completion in accordance with the TPM schedule and production requirements, including reactive maintenance. Providing an element of cost, programme, safety and build ability advice on proposed maintenance and capital improvement works. Adherence to Statutory requirements incl. PSSR, LEV, LOLER, PUWER. Supervising and coordinating a small maintenance team. Responsible for ensuring that all staff and subcontractor's response and rectification times are met and repairs are undertaken diligently, with due care and without undue delay. To keep up to date with and have an awareness of new products and new improved working methods that can add value by improving quality and reducing costs. Follow up corrective actions and implement countermeasures to minimise re occurrence of faults. Maintain effective Health and Safety systems, including completion of risk assessments, method statements and tool box talks where appropriate. Interpret the production plan and prioritise maintenance to effectively utilise resources to help deliver the plan on time and in full. This role has the best of both worlds - planning and organising all maintenance activities, including line management of the maintenance team, as well as hands-on work with plant and equipment. It is an exciting opportunity for the right individual. Profile In order to be considered as Mechanical Maintenance Team Leader, the ideal candidate will have: Ideally apprentice trained or equivalent in mechanical engineering. Experience within a high volume manufacturing environment with strict process controls. Demonstrate problem solving skills and the ability to be actively hands on when dealing with engineering related problems. Registration with one of the professional institutions and ultimately qualification as a chartered or incorporated engineer is desirable. Strong supervisory skills. Demonstrate strong understanding of Health & Safety as applicable to maintenance and engineering procedures. Have experience of working with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001. Experience within maintenance planning. Excellent IT and communication skills. Experience of Lean production principles. Job Offer Circa £33,000 plus excellent benefits and longer term development. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/75318364