Engineering Maintenance Team Leader

  • Competitive
  • Gravesend, Kent
  • Moove Lubricants

Are you an experienced Electrical or Mechanical Engineer? Have you worked in a manufacturing environment? Do you enjoy managing a team?

Moove Lubricants is a leading provider of automotive fluids, oils and chemicals for passenger cars throughout the UK, Europe and Asia. We blend and bottle our product on site at Gravesend.

We have a rare and exciting opportunity for an Engineering Maintenance Team Lead to join us.

Your role …………….

As our engineering Maintenance team leader your will lead and manage the factory-based maintenance engineers and implement improved equipment maintenance systems in the manufacturing facility.

Other responsibilities will include…………..

• Motivating, managing and supporting our maintenance engineers ensuring daily activities and priorities.

• Procurement of equipment parts and consumables.

• Providing the appropriate engineering support to the production operation to minimize unplanned down time.

• Management of contractors associated with equipment servicing and breakdown.

• Developing, implementing and maintaining a planned maintenance strategy.

• Contractor management.

• Budgetary control.

• Maintenance of operational plant documentation, registers, drawings, schedules and inspection check lists (e.g. site plan, flow diagrams, P&IDs, electrical distribution network drawings, critical devices etc.)

Key skills you need…………..

• Engineering experience in a similar role

• Team Management ideally (or the desire to progress into management)

• Strong Health, Safety and Environmental awareness

• Planned, preventative and predictive maintenance experience

• Equipment Legislation knowledge (e.g. HASWA, PUWER, COSHH, LOLER, Workplace Regs, Pressure Vessels, Boilers, etc)

• Spare parts procurement and stock control system

• Risk assessments, applying and controlling safe system of work

• Permit to work system

• Excellent written, oral and presentation skills.

• Tenacious nature with ability to positively focus on final objective

• Well organised, employing a structured and methodical approach at all times

• MS Office suite, particularly MS Project and data manipulation using Excel

Desired Qualifications

• Technical Degree (Mechanical / Electrical / Process / Chemical / Manufacturing Engineering)

What we offer you………..

• 20 days holiday plus bank holidays

• Contributory Pension

• Annual bonus

• Subsidised restaurant

• Free parking

• Hours of work are Monday to Friday (0830 – 1730 hrs)

If you want to join a progressive organization who truly value their employees then please apply today.

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