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Maintenance Team Leader

We have an exciting opportunity available for an Engineering Team Leader based close to the Lutterworth area.

The position is working with an internationally respected manufacturer who have multiple sites across the UK.

The Engineering Team Leader will be responsible for leading a multi-skilled maintenance team to ensure delivery of KPI's ensuring all items of plant and equipment are maintained to the appropriate safety and performance standards, enabling the production team to fulfil customer requirements.

This key role will drive a culture of continuous improvement throughout their team of skilled engineers / technicians, ensuring both reactive and planned maintenance routines are delivered in a professional manner.

What's in it for you as Engineering Team Leader

This is a night's role, Monday to Thursday totalling 48 hours a week with a basic salary of £51,480 plus shift Premium of 23% (£11,840) totalling £64K per annum.

This role has a comprehensive benefits package including an 8% pension, 25 days holiday, OT also available as well as accredited training and personal development opportunities.

Main Responsibilities of Engineering Team Leader



  • This role will ensure all maintenance activities are carried out in a safe manner using tools such as dynamic risk assessments to promote safe working practices

  • The Maintenance TL is responsible for the completion of all planned preventative activities utilising the SAP PM system

  • Liaise closely with Engineering stores to ensure all parts consumed are booked out correctly and required parts are expedited efficiently

  • Ensure the plant operates efficiently as per design ensuring OEE's beat budget levels

  • Proactively engaging with production colleagues using data to aid maintenance resource allocation

  • Have the ability to troubleshoot and route cause complex downtimes events

  • Carry out employees' performance reviews, team briefing and training as necessary

  • Ensure the engineering workshop area's adopt and maintain a high standard 5S

  • Have the ability to carry out route cause analysis in eradicating specific downtime causes

  • Ensure the Team are set with tasks for the shift, focusing on delivering PPM / Project work where possible

  • Support Capex proposals and delivery

  • Ensure Contractor Management requirements are met, especially the management of RAMS



Essential Skills and Experience of Engineering Team Leader



  • The successful Maintenance TL should be multi skilled, preferably electrical bias

  • Experience with CMMS software (SAP)

  • Experienced engineer with relevant experience of managing a multi-skilled team.

  • Have experience in the maintenance, troubleshooting and continuous improvement of pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical / PLC systems

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced challenging environment



Desirable Skills and Experience of Engineering Team Leader



  • HNC/D / Level 3 in mechanical / electrical maintenance engineering

  • IOSH / NEBOSH or equivalent H&S qualifications

  • Time served apprenticeship scheme

  • Continuous Improvement experience

  • Management experience in a fast paced manufacturing environment would be preferable



This Engineering Team Leader role offers a fantastic opportunity to join an industry leading multinational business.

For further information please contact


  • Start: 02/01/2024
  • Rate: Up to £63815.00 per annum
  • Location: Lutterworth, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Engineering
  • Recruiter: E3 Recruitment
  • Contact: Dan Edley
  • Tel: 01484 645269
  • Fax: 01484 500385
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  • Posted: 2023-11-28 16:56:35 -

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