Maintenance Team Leader

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    General engineering & manufacturing

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    £36,480 per year

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    Kulbir Samra

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    3 months ago

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Role: Maintenance Team Leader

Salary: £36'480 inclusive of shift allowance

Shift: Double Days

Location: Bristol

Key Areas of experience:

  • At least 3 years post apprenticeship experience in a fast moving manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of process equipment; maintenance, operation, machine and tool setting.
  • Knowledge and experience of health and safety regulations
  • Fault finding of electrical control systems (No programming experience required)
  • Knowledge and understanding of Conveyor Systems, Electric Drives & Servo Systems, Hydraulics & Pneumatics, PLC's


  • A recognised electrical apprenticeship with City & Guilds qualifications or equivalent is preferred

Main scope of role:

  • To lead a team of Maintenance Technicians on shift in ensuring maintenance activities are executed in a timely manner. Deliver objectives set for shift by Maintenance Group Leader

Main Activity

  • Responsible for effective coordination and execution of maintenance activity on shift.
  • Plan the maintenance activities of the maintenance team on shift.
  • Lead and supervise maintenance team on fault finding and repair of plant and machinery .
  • Plan and supervise the installation of new plant and equipment .
  • Liaise with Production Group and Team Leaders to understand priorities for shift.
  • Drive continuous improvement mindset within the team by promoting and participating in the I-improve scheme.
  • Attend continuous improvement meetings with Maintenance Group Leader and support CI activity using members of team.
  • Support the daily R0 meetings ensuring presence of the maintenance team at the meeting.
  • Ensure maintenance KPI's are recorded and updated by all Maintenance Technicians.
  • Responsible for Maintenance KPI's on shift (for example response times, planned maintenance vs reactive breakdown).
  • Implement and drive system of PPM's.
  • Ensuring attendance and performance of Maintenance Technicians on shift using Company HR processes (Return to work interviews and performance review process) and recognising strong performers using focussed recognition system.
  • Develop self in accordance with the Maintenance Department's Skills Standards Handbook.
  • Support Maintenance Technician's development against the Maintenance Department's Skills Standards Handbook; driving cross transfer of skilling between team members.
  • Provide training sessions on new plant and equipment.
  • Liaise with HR and Maintenance Group Leader on training needs of Maintenance Technicians.
  • Contribute towards and follow safe systems of work in relevant areas leading by example.
  • Ensure adherence to health & safety regulations and site procedures whilst working (e.g. LOTO, Risk Assessments, safe systems of work etc).
  • Knowledge and experience of health and safety regulations including PTW, SSOW and LOTO.
  • Promote a "zero-accidents at work" culture, by reporting Near Misses and participation in Risk Assessments.
  • Support the implementation of Professional Maintenance Pillar under World Class Manufacturing methodology.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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