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Date Added: Fri 16/02/2024

Mechanical Fitter - Team Leader

Sandy, SG19, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £35000 - £39000/annum

Mechanical Fitter - Team Leader

Interfaces with: Mechanical Fitting Team

Authorities and Accountabilities:
H&S of team, putting a stop to activities & production due to concerns over quality or processing risks, Housekeeping, communicating & to challenge individuals' time keeping, maintaining production goals, to approve annual leave or appointments. Supervisor duties & department inspections.

Job Purpose:
Working alongside the production manager to:
* oversee department H&S and quality needs,
* maintain a clean & tidy working environment - using the 5s philosophy,
* develop & maintain individuals' training and skill requirements,
* lead teams and direct focus towards goals for achieving production deliverables,
* be a strong communicator and team motivator,
* being an ambassador/voice of the mechanical fitting team,
* demonstrate strong engineering, mechanical skills to assist with manufacturing/production problems,
* Participates in working activities & solves working problems,
* focus on continuous improvements by creating efficiencies, implementing & completing projects,
* Covering areas/tasks in the absence of the production manager.

Key Responsibilities:
* Department H&S - work area checks at end of working day - promoting good housekeeping.
* Overseeing machine build progress.
* Achieving production deliverables ready for electrical fitting and FAT's.
* Communicating, leading & motivating the team.
* Act as an educator, communicates expectations - processes, procedures, quality standards & mentoring individuals, e.g. apprentices, new starters.
* Encouraging collaboration & teamwork.
* Setting high quality expectations & upskilling others.
* Reviewing shelf-life of adhesives, checking stock levels of consumables - requesting purchase.
* Works strategically with production manager, updating on successes, issues, concerns & opportunities - verbally or by written report.
* Adhere to the procedures defined by ISO9001 QA system.

Role Related Knowledge, Experience and Personal Attributes:
Apprenticeship trained, City & Guilds, ONC, trade qualification. CSE, GCSE, NVQ in English Math, other.
Mechanical Instrument / Special machine building and fitting.
Understanding and working to technical drawings, using measuring instruments & following SOP's.
Bench craft skills - marking drilling cutting, threading, forming & using various hand tools.
Strong experience, in a mechanical manufacturing environment.
Computer literate and competent in Microsoft Word, Excel and ERP/MRP systems
Good communicator, friendly & approachable disposition, a "go-to" person. Logical and methodical approach, calm and task & team focused.

CMI level 2 team leadership diploma is supervision or other supervisor training courses.
Basic / general Manual machining - turning & milling etc.
Electro-mechanical experience.
Forklift counterbalance licence.
First Aid at Work Certificate.
Can work under pressure, enjoys challenges and goes the extra mile
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