Engineering Team Leader job at Zenith People

Engineering Team Leader

Posted 4 months ago

Zenith People are working with our client who are looking to recruit an Engineering/Maintenance Team Leader on a permanent basis.

The main purpose of the role is to support a Team of Shift Engineers to achieve the smooth running of a busy plant.


The role responsibilities:

  • KPI’s to be reviewed every shift to maintain focus on delivery and cost.
  • Consistent reporting of all activities including breakdown repair
  • Carry out RCAs for repetitive breakdowns or large losses to OEE
  • Target the completion of 100% of PM’s, using forward thinking to get maintenance done whenever possible.
  • To provide an engineering function that can deliver 85% OEE on site.
  • To review and allocate the workload between the other Multi Skilled Engineer’s on shift.
  • To liaise with Shift managers, Product leads etc to be proactive to the production plan, issues that arise and gaining access to machines.
  • To make best placed decisions based on information, tools available and discussed between Operations and engineering teams
  • To ensure that a thorough technical handover is given between previous and following shift.
  • Daily downtime sheets/ filling in shift or downtime book/ Maintenance records
  • Correctly completed history in Maintenance system, and engineering shift report
  • Service sheets completed and adherence through daily and weekend plan


The Person we are looking for:

  • Natural leader and decision maker and will be confident to work autonomously but also with all people and will easily adapt their style depending on the audience.
  • You will have the ability and flexibility to work effectively across all departments
  • A relevant Mechanical/electrical trade qualification or diploma
  • Experience within a Fast – Moving Manufacturing Environment
  • Strong troubleshooting and technical ability
  • Positive mindset, with a flexible mindset that is open to change
  • Experience of PLC, HMI Scada controlled systems is desirable although not essential



  • 42 hours / Shift pattern
  • Overtime rate paid above standard working hours
  • NEST Pension Scheme
  • Company Sick Pay Scheme


If you are an experienced Senior Maintenance Engineer or Team Leader looking for an opportunity to make a difference within a successful business, we would love to hear from you.  Click Apply Now.

Job Features

Job CategoryEngineering and Manufacturing
Salary£45,000 - £47,000

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