Engineering Team Lead, Scotland

Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Engineering
Location: Scotland
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

Are you interested in joining a nationally acclaimed manufacturing powerhouse that leads the industry and is still on a trajectory of growth?

My client, a highly esteemed manufacturing company, is actively seeking an experienced engineering team leader to become a crucial part of their team, overseeing numerous exciting projects scheduled for 2024. With firmly established national partnerships, they stand as a titan in their market, and recent enhancements have propelled them further in expanding their market presence.

Despite achieving remarkable commercial success, this company has retained a close-knit and supportive atmosphere. They prioritize the well-being of their staff, fostering a culture that has been instrumental in both their commercial triumphs and cultural achievements. If you aspire to be part of a dynamic team within a thriving industry leader, this opportunity is tailor-made for you.

Here is a brief overview of the role:

Title: Engineering Team Leader

Salary: £51,000

Shift: Pittman shift pattern with alternating days and nights (6-6)

Location: Edinburgh Region

What your tasks will entail:

-Lead an engineering team to support the operation of the plant, prioritising their work and ensuring the delivery of planned and improvement work as well as reactive.
-Support the development of the engineering team members to ensure they achieve the goals and targets agreed in their role.
-Ensure that all shift documentation and Handovers are up to date and accurate.
-Ensure that the Shift Team updates all Maintenance systems and records accurately and in a timely manner.
-Support the Operations Shift Management team by providing accurate technical detail for handovers and participate in decision making.
-Escalate issues for external support as required.
-Attend Short interval control meetings representing the Engineering function, providing updates on current Engineering work.
-Ensure plant is safe to operate and maintain and engineers conform to health and safety legislation, policies, and standards.
-Work within the framework of a group wide engineering reliability strategy
-Maintain equipment in line with relevant food safety legislation.
-Responsible for PTW and contractor control when required, ensuring that SWP are adhered to.
-Responsible for organising your teams’ holidays, and sickness policy including RTW.
-Application and adherence to Good Manufacturing Practice interns your own and your teams work and the condition of the Engineering workshop and other controlled areas.
-Personally perform mechanical and electrical trades as qualified to maintain your own skills and ensure work completion.
-To undertake training & upskilling programs as directed by business needs and to keep abreast of technological advancements.
-You may be required to support Safety or Quality, or disciplinary Incident investigations

An ideal candidate would beneficially have the following attributes/qualifications:
-Time Served in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering disciplines.
-IOSH
-Food safety/Hygiene qualification
-Knowledge of planned maintenance systems (Shire)
-Detailed knowledge of using & developing MS Office products, particularly Excel.
-Manufacturing background (preferably food industry)
-Demonstrable experience of leadership and coordination of a Team

KEY DETAIL: I cannot emphasise enough that this is an opportunity to come on aboard and make a career for yourself. They really do look after their engineers and invest heavily in their development and most importantly, longevity.

If you are interested in this position, then please forward a copy of your most up to date CV to alanbenny@drnewitt.com or contact Alan Benny on 0131 226 5060.

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Alan Benny
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