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Lead Engineer

  • Location: North West
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sector: Test Employer Profile
  • Benefits: O/T and bonuses, death in service, yearly staff bonus, Christmas shutdown, your birthday off
  • Posted: 23 November 2021

Mpeople recruitment have a fantastic opportunity for a Lead Engineer to join a well-established and growing Engineering business based in Oldham. A Progressive company, highly ethical, ongoing staff training, death in service, yearly staff bonus, Christmas shutdown, your birthday off, excellent work to life balance with supportive colleagues.  Salary £28,000 - £30,000 plus O/T and bonuses, Hours Monday to Thursday 8am – 5pm, Friday 8.00 am – 2.00pm.

Lead Engineer Duties:

  • Planning and monitoring work within the workshop, supervising staff, ensure all required dates are met.
  • Undertake Supervision of manufacturing tasks and progress chase to ensure weekly/monthly production targets are met.
  • Project lead planning and understand bespoke/ modification requirements, BOM, schedule, parts List, reading drawings, conversion of metric and imperial figures and implement effectively through entire process.
  • Supervising the manufacturing and assembly jobs to OTIF standards.
  • Reports on workloads, participating in project reviews and giving advice to Managers.
  • Ensure that the workshop maximises its capacity to meet monthly KPIS on value/unit numbers completed, to ensure efficiencies and return on investment.
  • Required offsite field service visits on occasion.
  • Maintaining material, COSHH, H & S, Test, Method records for all projects completed in the workshop.
  • Mentoring of workshop personnel who are undertaking the ILM scheme.
  • Quality Control-QC of all products that leaves the workshop.
  • Responsible for the quality of the work carried out by the workshop and perform incoming and outgoing inspections on all parts, modifications, equipment, and assemblies.
  • Responsible for maintaining safe work practices, keeping COSHH information up to date and ensuring staff is conversant and compliant.

Lead Engineer Requirements:

  • Multi skilled in both electrical and mechanical disciplines with relevant experience in automation or complex MHE.
  • Required must hold current driving licence as occasional work out in the field required.
  • Capable of diagnostic, modifications work on unfamiliar equipment with limited technical reference documents and work to high quality standards.
  • Solid foundational knowledge of PLC based controls systems.
  • Understand bespoke/ modification requirements, BOM, schedule, parts List, reading drawings, conversion of metric and imperial figures.
  • Knowledge of Statutory Compliance requirements.
  • Must have experience in managing teams and create a positive working environment.
  • Have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Possess the ability to manage detail, establish root cause and be able to extract and demonstrate effective problem-solving and analytical capability.

Lead Engineer Benefits:

  • 20 days holidays plus bank holiday and your birthday off, Christmas Shut down.
  • Yearly staff bonus
  • Onsite Parking.
  • Death in Service.
  • Pension 3%/5%.

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