Mechanical Engineering Support Team Leader

Mechanical Engineering Support Team Leader

Job Title: Mechanical Engineering Support Team Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bournemouth, Dorset
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 894602_1521212089
Contact Name: Lucy Fowler-Tutt
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 16, 2018 14:54

Job Description

Our client is a leading avionics and defence engineering company in the UK, designing and manufacturing projects for such clients as the UK MOD for military and civil purposes for the last 80 years.

We are looking for a Mechanical Engineering Support Team Leader to manage the co-ordination of designated maintenance activities and resources including manpower and equipment within the maintenance workshops department. You will also ensure all activities conform to EASA Part 145/21G, ISO 9001 / AS9100 requirements as well as having awareness of and compliance with SHE procedures.

As Mechanical Engineering Support Team Leader your main responsibilities will include:

Ensuring that the necessary liaison, supervision, engineering practices and training are implemented in accordance with regulations and instructions
Ensuring the workshops remain a safe place to work and that the welfare, health and safety of staff under his/her control is maintained in alignment with business and regulatory standards
Ensuring effective communication of workshop status with Engineering Control and other departments to ensure an agreed timely completion of all tasks
The training of personnel to the level necessary to complete the tasks defined in their post description. This includes non-technical, technical and "on the job" training.
Ensuring that all work on the aircraft and associated components is carried out in accordance with relevant procedures, aircraft maintenance manuals and engineering drawings to an appropriate and cost-effective standard.
Performing the inspection and release to service of components maintained or manufactured within the base workshops including First Article Inspection techniques.
Supporting the inspection and release of items that have been sub-contracted out upon their receipt back into the business.

Qualifications and Requirements

Previous working experience within an Aviation facility in a supervisory role leading teams
Knowledge of regulatory requirements and procedures (Part 145/21G, ISO 9001 / AS9100)
Proven record of delivery in a production environment
Excellent communication skills both within the management team and with direct line reports
Self-starter who looks for lateral solutions
Good leadership and motivational qualities
Commercial background - familiar with working to tight deadlines and budgetary requirements
Knowledge of structural repair / manufacture, heat treatments, paint processes, electro-mechanical component maintenance, inspection techniques and the use of measuring equipment

Job Title:Mechanical Engineering Support Team Leader
Salary:Competitive + Corporate Benefits
Location:Bournemouth, Dorset
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:894602


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 Nationals. Applicants who meet this 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.