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Mechanical Maintenance Team Leader


A FTSE250 manufacturing company are currently recruiting for a Mechanical Maintenance Team Lead to be based at their site in Overton on a mixed shift pattern of days and nights.

The core function of the role is 90% hands on maintenance engineering, involved in install, repair, inspect and overhaul plant and machinery to ensure continuous production.

The prime function will include planned preventative maintenance, fault diagnosis, calibration and repair of Mechanical Plant and equipment.

You will be actively involved in the deployment of asset care by working on Professional Maintenance projects while supporting AM activities.

The Maintenance Engineer will also be involved in leading a small team and responsible for driving performance, working closely with the FLM to carry out CI tasks and ensure the shift team standards are being met.

The Mechanical Team Leader will manage the shift in terms of engineering activities directed by the site support Engineering manager.

The role will involve working 12 hour shifts on a mixed shift pattern of days and nights (working 14 days a month).

To be considered for the Mechanical Maintenance Lead role you will ideally have a time served recognised apprenticeship and/or HNC/NVQ Level qualification in Engineering or similar.

You will have a strong mechanical maintenance background and ideally have experience of working on pumps/motors to include fault diagnosis and routine maintenance.

Candidates who have come from a Naval or Forces background could also be suitable for the role.

Ideally you will have some experience of leading or supervising a small team.

The company offers excellent career progression opportunities, plus salary circa £45,000 - £48,000 plus 25 days holiday, Pension, Private Health care.

To apply, please send your CV to or call Sam Hummerstone on 02392 322398

This position is being advertised by the recruitment agency Stream.

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