Engineering Shift Team Manager

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    Erith, Kent

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    Up to £50000.00 per annum

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    Natasha Elliott

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  • Published:

    21 days ago

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Engineering Shift Team Manager
Up to £50,000
Erith, Kent
Astute Technical are currently recruiting for an Engineering Shift Team Leader to work for a state-of-the-art fulfilment centre boasting cutting edge technology.
This is a great opportunity for an experienced Engineering Team Leader who will be responsible for Day to day supervision of shift engineers, technicians and maintenance shift members including prioritisation and allocation of workload
As an Engineering Shift Team Manager, your duties will include:

  • Working closely with inbound, outbound and other support teams on a daily basis to ensure direction of labour and planned engineering activities fully support operation.
  • Be proactive in the development of team members through advising, leading and motivating team members, assessing capability and identifying and resolving training and skill requirements
  • To be involved in disciplinary issues for team members
  • Assessment of engineering team skills and assisting in up skilling and training of staff, including integration of first line maintenance of plant and equipment
  • Management and development of department processes; including shift handovers, briefs and defect reporting/resolving
  • Reporting and monitoring of data capture for automation and maintenance activities
  • Ability to lead from the front driving pace accuracy and standards. As part of this you must also be competent and experienced as an Engineer, either mechanically or electrically and must be familiar and competent with both streams of engineering to enable decision-making

To be considered for the Engineering Shift Team Manager role, it would be desirable to have:

  • Good technical ability, backed up by engineering qualifications such as a HNC, apprenticeship or NVQ level 3 ideally within Electrical Engineering but all Engineering qualifications will be considered
  • Experience in a management or supervisory level within automated or FMCG environment
  • The ability to plan, organise and prioritise workload in an efficient manner
  • Understanding of production, picking and storage MHE systems gained through experience
  • Experience working with computerised maintenance management systems

As an Engineering Shift Team Manager, you will receive:

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Training and progression opportunities
  • Onsite subsidised café and company shop offering discounts of up to 70% on groceries from leading brands and major retailers
  • Private Healthcare
  • Numerous local discounts and benefits

Application Process:
Applying for this exciting opportunity could not be easier, simply email your up to date CV and covering letter to Natasha Elliott on nelliott@astutetechnical.co.uk or 02393 910 043

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Become part of something great

  • I have received nothing but the heartiest welcome into the Business. Not your normal recruitment agency. Firstly, you receive thorough training. Instantly you get the welcoming atmosphere and there is great team morale. Management listens, Colleagues listen and my opinion and any offering I contribute, I feel is valued and taken seriously. I really enjoy the level of support I receive as a newbie to both Recruitment and the world of Technical and I genuinely feel valued. I would highly recommend and already have to many of my contacts!

  • A friendly environment that takes work seriously. Everyone at Astute seems to very much enjoy being here and that reflects on the atmosphere in such a positive way. No one ever seems to have an issue with lending a helping hand when it is needed. The way that the staff on the floor are very focused and hardworking spurs you on to be the same. The saying "Work hard, play hard" could not apply more to the lovely bunch I have the pleasure of working with. I really feel as though I have fitted in well at Astute.