Engineering Team Leader

Commutable from

Leeds, Wakefield, Bradford, Selby, Harrogate

Your profile

The successful candidate will be a time Served Engineering Team Leader with relevant qualifications in Engineering, as well has having supervisory experience. You should be competent in working with heavy and light manufacturing equipment. You will be an effective problem solver with good diagnostic skills. Computer literate and basic administrative skills. Existing experience within food packaging, plastics, FMCG or heavy manufacturing sectors would be beneficial but not essential.

It would also be desirable if you can offer knowledge of Site Production Processes, leading edge manufacturing techniques, continuous improvement and 5S techniques. Good knowledge of PLCs is required preferably Mitsubishi.

The role

As reporting in to the Engineering Manager and as the Engineering Team Leader, your role will be to manage the workload of the Engineering Department as well as to be expected to carry out reactive and planned maintenance. You will be responsible for the Engineering Team, the Engineering Workshop, Contractors and H & S. You will be carrying out mechanical and electrical work including, but not limited to: installations, repair, maintenance, working on PLC’s (mainly fault finding), welding/fabricating, fitting, meeting KPI’s (quality, cost, health & safety).You will also maintain the systems, identify necessary parts and equipment required for repairs and improvements, ordering spares and equipment, make rational and informed decisions with regard to breakdown solutions and completion of individual projects. Support the engineering with all relevant paper work for site audits, etc.


You will be working for a large Manufacturing firm with a growing list of customers and demand. It’s a great time to join the company as long term career opportunities are inevitable.

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