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Maintenance Team Leader - Rail / Rolling Stock

  • Job added:   11 May 2021
  • Salary:   £38500/annum
  • Location:   Wednesbury, Sandwell
  • County:   West Midlands (County)
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   213715810
  • Company:   CV-Library
Maintenance Team Leader - Rail / Rolling Stock

Location: Wednesbury, West Midlands

Salary: £38,500 per annum

Full Time, Permanent - Shifts

It is an inspiring time for our client as the Combined Authority delivers a £1.3 billion investment plan set to significantly expand the tram network, bringing even greater connectivity to people, places and business.

The Role

Our client now has a new and exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Team Leader to join their team in Wednesbury to support the organisation in providing a safe and dependable tram service.

The purpose of this role is to lead the Maintenance Technicians to deliver a safe, effective, efficient and professional tram maintenance, repair and overhaul service for our client’s rolling stock assets.

Key Responsibilities:

* Providing great customer service through leading your team to deliver safe and reliable trams for service every day

* Support rolling stock maintenance management in the delivery of the production plan

* Performing maintenance, corrective maintenance and repair activities on the trams, working on systems incorporating mechanical, electrical, electronic, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment.

* Plan, coordinate, prepare and distribute maintenance tasks efficiently to the team in accordance with the maintenance plan.

* Lead, motivate, coach and develop the team to achieve their objectives and continuously improve.

* Be a role model – be closely involved in shop floor activities, managing and motivating your team to deliver the work right first time.

* Maintain a culture of continuous improvement to enhance the working environment and performance in the workshop.

Please see the full list of responsibilities on the Job Description attached.

What you’ll need:

* Mechanical or electrical engineering based NVQ level 3 qualification or higher, or time served apprenticeship in mechanical and electrical disciplines.

* Experience of leading others and ability to directly manage a team of maintenance technicians.

* Experience in undertaking preventative and corrective maintenance on high value safety critical equipment.

* Outstanding safety awareness gained through working in a safety critical operations and maintenance environment.

* Knowledge of and compliance with relevant Railway, Light Rail, GB and EN rules and regulations.

* To have a good, positive, hardworking attitude.

* To be reliable, punctual and trustworthy

* A Health and safety qualification such as NEBOSH or IOSH would be advantageous.

What our client offers in return?

* Competitive Salary.

* 25 days holiday + bank holidays.

* Free travel on local trams and buses for you and your partner

* Contributory Pension Scheme.

* Life Insurance

* Discounted Gym Membership.

* 24/7 365 Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

* Company Uniform

Are you interested? If so we’d love to hear from you!

Closing date: 31/05/2021

Interviews From 07/06/2021

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