Team Leader - Equipment Build Workshop

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  • Location:

    Chelmsford, Essex

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  • Salary:

    £25000 - £33000 per annum

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    Hannah Pepper

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    over 2 years ago

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Team Leader - Equipment Build Workshop

With expertise spanning the Commercial and Defence sectors, they pioneer industry-leading innovation and technology around the world.

Due to team growth they are now looking to recruit a Team Leader who will be responsible for the day-to-day organisation of the team to achieve the unit's objectives and provide a first point of contact for internal customers. You will be part of a busy team producing/modifying and upgrading new and legacy production equipment, jigs and prototypes used for the manufacture of RF products.

The successful applicants responsibilities would include:

+ Organise and prioritisation of teams workload.

+ Fabrication on components for new equipment and upgrading existing.

+ Management of a workshop and workshop equipment.

+ Produce plans on team development/training.

+ Manage teams time sheets, over time records and annual leave.

+ Identify outsourcing opportunities and liaise with suppliers when appropriate.

+ Enforce good health and safety practices within the team.

+ Whenever possible support the equipment maintenance and calibration teams.

+ Assist with apprentice training.

+ Input in to the specification and design process of making new production equipment.

+ Work split is likely to be approximately 70% hands on and 30% management.

Skill, experience or qualifications that will be essential:

+ A technical/engineering/crafts-person apprenticeship.

+ Knowledge of sheet metal fabrication and metal machining (pref. min 5 years' experience).

+ Good leadership skills.

+ Welding (MIG, TIG and arc).

+ Health and safety knowledge to enable basic risk and COSHH assessment.

+ Ability to work from detailed technical drawings.