Maintenance Team Leader - Boots, Burton

  • Location

    Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire

  • Sector:

    Automation & Robotics

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £41000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Colin Reeves

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Job specification: Maintenance Team Leader - Boots

Reporting to: Site Manager

Overview of the role:

  • To support the Knapp Site Engineering manager in his duties in providing a highly available automation system
  • In conjunction with Knapp UK 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 Knapp UK.
  • 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 Knapp 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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain Quality of Service by ensuring good quality communications between both customers and Knapp.
  • Ensure that reports are well written and legible.
  • Implementation of Site quality procedures, safety procedures, and any statutory procedures.
  • Regular meetings with the Site Engineering Manager of Knapp UK, and Knapp head office service co-ordinator to discuss activities and progress.
  • Involvement with suppliers ensuring their maintenance visits are kept up to date.
  • Providing maintenance service support, to the installed system.
  • Ensure that all spares issues are dealt with efficiently and rapidly.
  • Ensuring the company equipment supplied is well cared for and is always in a presentable/usable/maintained condition.
  • Provide flexibility and the best use of skills and capabilities of the maintenance team on site.
  • Ensure that all time sheets and documentation is correct and legible with all the correct job numbers entered, and presented to Knapp on a weekly basis.


  • HNC/HND/ONC Apprenticeship/BTEC, City and Guilds in appropriate subjects. Electrical & Mechanical Engineering.
  • Knowledge and understanding in Control software at PC and PLC level
  • Minimum 6 years' experience in a relevant industry or service.
  • Ability to communicate clearly verbally, clear concise writing skills
  • Demonstrable experience in man management
  • Experience of having operated a CMMS system preferred.
  • Proven track record in service maintenance
  • Minimum of an I.O.S.H qualification in Health and Safety preferred support, and or building services

Candidate profile:

  • Team oriented
  • Customer focused
  • Reliable
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to "think on their feet"
  • Flexible in hours worked
  • Able to take ownership of situations
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Physically fit and able to work at height

General remarks:
Knapp is a growing globally operating business and this role offers the potential to grow within our business.
Applicants are invited to complete an application form from Sharepoint, provide a copy of their CV with a covering letter detailing of their current remuneration, experience, notice period, training and qualifications to:

Good morning

I am pleased to advise you of a new Team Leader engineering vacancy at our Boots Distribution Centre at Burton on Trent as per the attached job specification. The job commands a base salary of £36,133 plus a shift allowance of £4,000. The usual pension, life assurance and private healthcare for employee, wife and children apply. Shifts are continental - 12 hour 6-6 and there are 20 days holiday with Bank holidays worked as per their shift pattern.

We are looking for a quick start and will be commencing first stage interviewing on 11th December, followed by 2nd interviews on 21st December.

I can confirm that the fee payable for this recruitment on this particular site will be a flat fee of £4,500.

The recruiting manager for this vacancy is the Site Manager, Graham Meakin 07584 681343 and I would be grateful if you could give him a call to discuss the role in more detail.

Thank you for your assistance with this vacancy - we look forward to working with you again and receiving some excellent CVs!

Kind Regards

Alexia English

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