Location: Home based - UK (and occasional Europe) coverage - able to be based anywhere
Description: Multi skilled team leader with proven installation and commissioning experience of automation and materials handling equipment required by our markert leading solutions provider.
Salary: c£35k-£38k neg dep exp + van + generous pension
Responsible for the supervision and motivation of a team of multi skilled engineers tasked with the assembly and installation of company specific products and associated equipment (on projects valued between £100k to £4m+) in line with customer engineering specifications and the instructions of the Installations Manager, the successful Installations Team Leader will support the Project, Engineering and Installation teams as required, and will essentially demonstrate a dynamic and articulate communication style at all levels.
You will drive the electrical and mechanical installation of conveyors and MHE to agreed timescales and installation quality and supervise teams of sub-contractors and installation engineers as necessary, assisting in the planning of labour allocation and resources such as transport and lifting equipment hire as appropriate to ensure the successful completion of projects, as well as proactively managing the storage and usage of consumable installation materials and performing inventory management and ordering as required.
Reporting to the Installations Manager, and after an initial training and induction period, the successful candidate will on occasions deputise for the Installations Manager when required for attendance at meetings, site progress updates and project planning activities, and will participate in reviews with the engineering teams prior to the commencement of site works to ensure that all necessary equipment is in place and available for the commencement of installation activities.
You will interface extensively with the engineering department to ensure that design concepts and system connectivity are completely understood, and will provide advice and guidance to the installation team as required, whilst assisting with the quality of supplier equipment during the installation period (such a dimensional checks and electrical installation quality). You will also support the engineering team in the collation of “as built” information for inclusion in the final project documentation and accurately complete detailed job sheets and any other project or quality records as required, so good written and verbal communication skills are essential in the role. Complying with relevant H&S legislation and company policies at all times, you will additionally provide assistance in the installation and commissioning of any machines in an often pressurised environment.
Flexibility to undertake occasional overnight stays is essential for the position, and where necessary, you will also manage the construction site for small projects in accordance with the requirements of CDM regulations.