Engineering Team Leader Thursday 12 October 2017 - Inverness & Highlands

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Engineering Team Leader


Excellent Salary Package


Nine Twenty Engineering are delighted to be supporting our exciting and innovative Scottish based client in the Highlands who due to continued investment in both plant and people, they now have an opportunity for a talented individual to join their winning team

The successful candidate will lead and co-ordinate the activities of the engineering craftsmen, in line with customer requirements and overall business goals, provide project management support and to maximise operational equipment availability, process improvement and leading-edge engineering techniques and maintain business compliance across all sites, comprising of both internal and external policy, procedure, legislation and planned maintenance activities.



Key Elements of Job

  • Manage, drive and develop the capability of the Engineering Department team members.
  • Demonstrate commitment to onsite problems outside of working hours and have a sound work ethic.
  • Have good management and leader ship skills to continually improve on the effective utilisation of manpower in the engineering department.
  • Have excellent communication skills keeping the engineering manager informed on all aspects of department focus areas.
  • Be able to quickly grasp the production processes and supporting equipment on site and to effectively transfer existing skill set to achieve a sound equipment knowledge base.
  • Help develop, plan and execute the shutdown schedule for the plant.
  • Recognise shortfalls in current engineering working practices, health and safety, procedures and methods. Develop solutions and prioritise their implementation with current legislation.
  • Investigate, diagnose, solve and prevent repetition of engineering faults or problems within the distillery.
  • Able to organise and control all work on the site utilising the Permit To Work system in a safe, efficient and timely manner. Including communicating with employees, contractors and company representatives
  • Plan and Implement Planned Preventative Maintenance System maintenance including prioritising, allocating, scheduling, monitoring, completing and feeding back relevant information to the team.
  • Uphold all company policies including contributing to the Appraisal management process for the department.


Qualifications/Skills required

  • Degree qualified in relevant subject ( Electrical or Instrumental  would be advantageous)
  • 2- 3 years in a managerial role
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Good working knowledge of current health and safety legislation
  • Good communicator 


If you have the relevant skill set and would like to find out more about this opportunity, please submit your CV to Nicole Lavelle for the attention of Nine Twenty Engineering.