Engineering Workshop Team Leader

Engineering Workshop Team Leader

Job Title: Engineering Workshop Team Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chelmsford, Essex
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895943_1559834331
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 06, 2019 16:18

Job Description

Do you want to work in an exciting company who develop technology for the Civil Aerospace, Defence, Space, Industrial, Medical and Scientific industries? If so, this global company who work on some of the highest profile projects such as Eurofighter Typhoon and the CERN large hadron collider are expanding and are keen to recruit a Team Leader for their Equipment Build Workshop.

You will be responsible for the day-to-day organisation of the team to achieve the unit's objectives and provide a first point of contact for internal customers. You will be part of a busy team producing/modifying and upgrading new and legacy production equipment, jigs and prototypes used for the manufacture of RF products.

Your duties and responsibilities as Engineering Workshop Team Leader will include:

Organise and prioritisation of teams' workload.
Fabrication on components for new equipment and upgrading existing.
Management of a workshop and workshop equipment.
Produce plans on team development/training.
Manage teams time sheets, over time records and annual leave.
Identify outsourcing opportunities and liaise with suppliers when appropriate.
Enforce good health and safety practices within the team.
Whenever possible support the equipment maintenance and calibration teams.
Assist with apprentice training.
Input into the specification and design process of making new production equipment.
Work split is likely to be approximately 70% hands on and 30% management.

Your Qualifications and Experience will include:

A technical/engineering/crafts-person apprenticeship or equivalent
Knowledge of sheet metal fabrication and metal machining (pref. min 5 years' experience).
Good leadership skills.
Good communication skills.
Welding (MIG, TIG and arc).
Health and safety knowledge to enable basic risk and COSHH assessment.
Ability to work from detailed technical drawings.
Competent I.T. skills.
Previous experience of working in a maintenance environment is desirable.

Job Title:Engineering Workshop Team Leader
Salary:Negotiable, Competitive
Location:Chelmsford, Essex
Job ID:895943


Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability. Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency. This is a permanent opportunity.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.