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Mechanical or Electrical Team Leader - Manufacturing

Hays Building
West Lothian
Attractive salary and package
Closing date
12 Apr 2024

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Job position
Managing Director
Contract Type
Full Time
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My client is a large heavy industry manufacturer looking for a mechanical or electrical maintenance team leader required in the West Lothian area of the Central belt of Scotland.

They currently have a vacancy for a Team Leader within the Maintenance team. The role will support the Maintenance Manager in achieving business objectives in terms of asset reliability & maintainability, cost control, plant upgrades and improvements. The role is also responsible for helping drive improvements in productivity.

Specific Responsibilities include:

➢Driving safety performance and improvements, including full review of all risk assessments.
➢Driving 6S standards across department.
➢Manage individuals and team performance.
➢Identify, develop, and implement continuous improvement activities with the team.
➢Schedule resources within your team to meet production requirements and ensure the organisation of priorities to achieve the plan.
➢Daily, weekly, and monthly reporting on all key performance indicators including forecasting and critical interrogation of prior results.
➢Liaising effectively with all the factory departments to ensure plans are aligned with overall business.


➢Time served background in electrical/mechanical engineering or equivalent qualification.
➢Experience of managing a team is highly desirable, however individuals will be considered where they demonstrate the relevant strengths and traits required of the role.
➢Adherence to daily performance metrics as the norm.
➢Financial management skills, good and demonstrable track record of financial awareness (operational cost control and budgeting).
➢Experience of reading engineering drawings.
➢Knowledge and application of safe working practices.
➢Good level IT skills.
➢Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
➢Should be flexible with a positive working attitude, demonstrate drive and initiative and be able to work as part of a wider team.
➢The ability to produce action plans and deliver against them.
➢Team player who is able to build and lead high performing teams through effective communication and to develop people to realise their full potential

If you are interested in joining this exciting team and exposing yourself to a career orientated employer - please drop me a message on the details below

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