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Lifting & Slinging Specialist - Bristol

  • Salary: £28000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Bristol
  • Sector: Mechanical Engineering
  • Date posted: 14/09/2016
  • Job reference: J355190A

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Lifting & Slinging Specialist - Bristol

FTSE100 Company

I currently have an opportunity for a Lifting & Slinging Specialist to work on my Client's Production team working within their Defence Systems Technology business unit in Bristol.

My Client is a FTSE100 Organisation and also the sole provider of in-service maintenance and in-service support for the UK fleet of nuclear-powered submarines


  • To take a lead role in the planning, execution and record keeping of lifting operations carried out on site
  • Prepare lift plans and method statements prior to conducting complex lifts
  • Carry out risk assessments
  • Conduct complex lifting operations
  • Train and mentor shop floor operatives to carry out safe lifting operations
  • Operate a lifting equipment store and satellite equipment points on the Bristol site
  • Conduct regular shop floor tours/audits to ensure that lifting operations are being conducted safely, equipment is being used appropriately and is in good condition
  • Take ownership of slinging and lifting within the production department, propose and facilitate continuous improvement
  • Prepare lifting equipment to support lifts required on all shifts


  • Proven track record of operating safe systems of work for lifting and slinging operations
  • Industry relevant production experience
  • Knowledge of project management principles and practices
  • Information technology skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing experience desirable

If you are interested in this great opportunity for a Lifting & Slinging Specialist to work for the UK's leading naval support business and an industry-leading engineering company, offering competitive salaries and benefits packages and opportunities for further development, please get in touch!

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