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Mechanical Workshops Team Lead

  • Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Essex
  • Sector: Mechanical Engineering
  • Date posted: 25/08/2017
  • Job reference: J373124A

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PERMANENT, FULL TIME, SALARY c. £40,000 - £45,000 + Full benefits package includes - Contributory pension scheme, share incentive plan, private medical insurance, private dental insurance, childcare vouchers, holiday vouchers, other leisure discounts etc

Who We Are

An opportunity has arisen to join one of the world's leading defence, aerospace, technology and security companies delivering technology-based services and solutions, ground-breaking products and unrivalled research capabilities to solve some of the world's most challenging problems. This role is available due to a company expansion.

The Job

  • This role is responsible for the line management and discipline development for a team of 10-15 Mechanical Technicians

  • The role will lead the development and competency of their team in line with individual development needs and business requirements

  • You will be expected to work as part of the wider team to identify improvements in productivity across the Mechanical Fabrication Group ensuring that colleagues are exposed to the best opportunities and that the Business is utilising their skills effectively

  • You will be operating at Senior Engineer level working for the majority of your time as a key engineer in project delivery teams

  • You will also have responsibility for delivery of bids, projects, investments etc

The Fit

  • A minimum of two years line management experience is expected for this role

  • A technical background with a HNC/HND or apprenticeship in Mechanical Engineering

  • Proven ability to prioritise work and understand client requirements

  • Comfortable to challenge poor behaviours and make corrective changes in their team and across other teams

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills

To Apply

If you're ready to apply, fantastic! Click "apply" and if your CV is shortlisted I will call for an initial chat/screening in confidence within the next week.

Interviews will take place on an ad-hoc basis but if you're interested please don't hesitate as we are short listing as we speak!

If you need any further information, technical or otherwise, give me (Jenny) a call on 01179 309 759 or email

If you don't have an updated CV that's no problem - just give me a call to discuss.

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