Maintenance Team Leader

Posted 23 May 2024
Salary £42,000 - £49,000
LocationNewcastle upon Tyne
Job type Permanent
Industry Sector TechnicalEngineering
Job FunctionMaintenance

Job description

​Rewards and Benefits on Offer;

  • Competitive salary

  • Career progression opportunities.

  • Stable growing organisation.

  • Permanent employment.

  • Immediate start.

  • Full benefits discussed later in the recruitment process.

MTrec’s New Opportunity;

MTrec Technical are proudly representing our prestigious engineering client, based in Tyne and Wear, with their plans for growth and expansion, by recruiting a permanent Maintenance Team Leader to join their team. You will be joining a fast-paced, dynamic company, with an excellent team-based culture and huge opportunities to progress your career. Our client is a major international player in their specialist industry sector and supplies its quality products globally. You will be joining a very secure and expanding business, where you will enjoy a varied working environment, a great team culture and a great new career move.

If you are a Maintenance Team Leader, please apply now for an immediate response.


Continentals, 6-6

The Job You’ll Do;

  • To ensure equipment is set up ready for shift start, and ensure lines are shut down correctly.

  • KPI’s to be reviewed every shift to maintain focus on delivery and cost.

  • Consistent reporting of all activities including breakdown repair.

  • Carry out RCAs for repetitive breakdowns or large losses to OEE.

  • Target the completion of 100% of PM’s, using forward thinking to get maintenance done whenever possible.

  • Understanding of health & safety and hygiene rules and regulations.

  • To assist in initiatives and proactive working to keep site waste below 3%

  • To provide an engineering function that can deliver 85% OEE on site.

  • To review and allocate the workload between the other Multi Skilled Engineer’s on shift.

  • To liaise with Shift managers, Product leads etc to be proactive to the production plan, issues that arise and gaining access to machines.

  • To make best placed decisions based on information, tools available and discussed between Operations and engineering teams.

  • To ensure that a thorough technical handover is given between previous and following shift.

  • Daily downtime sheets/ filling in shift or downtime book/ Maintenance records.

  • Correctly completed history in Maintenance system, and engineering shift report.

  • Service sheets completed and adherence through daily and weekend plan.

  • Input into production tracker to be reviewed to align with actual DT problems and timings.

About You;

  • Electrically Biased

  • Apprenticeship / Technical background Electrical/Mechanical – level 3 NVQ or equivalent

  • Experience of PLC, HMI Scada controlled systems (desirable)

  • Ability to communicate to others in department and cross departments.

  • Self-motivated

  • Conscientious, with attention to detail

  • Organisational skills

  • Strong Technical aptitude

  • Strong multi-discipline engineer