M & E Team Manager - Ford & Stanley

M & E Team Manager

Manchester
£38,000 - £42,000 per annum

Are you looking for the opportunity to lead a team of maintenance engineers, working in a fast-paced railway network environment whilst working for a well-known operator in the North West of England? 

Ford & Stanley – The Rail Recruitment Experts are recruiting a Mechanical & Electrical Team Manager for one of our rail clients in Manchester.

The Opportunity 

Reporting into the Engineering Maintenance Manager you will become a key member of the maintenance teams across the various disciplines, which include OHLE, rolling stock, substations, P-Way and Civils. 

The M&E Team Manager will be responsible for the ongoing maintenance planning of the upkeep of electrical assets across the network and to manage a small team of engineers, whilst still playing a “hands on” role along the way. 

Role and Responsibilities: 

  • Undertake day to day management duties for a team of M&E technicians
  • Carry out employee appraisals
  • Carry out an element of training to both M&E and other staff including contractors where training is deemed to be the responsibility of the Electrical Engineer
  • Complete M&E maintenance and fault analysis
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of all aspects of work on behalf of the Electrical Section and any sub-contractors utilised for that purpose
  • Produce Permits to Work, Switching Programmes, Method Statements and Risk Assessments
  • Undertake testing of M&E installations
  • Set up new procedures and revised/new maintenance routines
  • Produce maintenance reports
  • Carry out investigations as and when required
  • Report on incidents and failures 

The Candidate 

Essential Skills 

  • Be a time served and qualified technician
  • Experience of maintenance planning
  • Experience of managing small teams
  • Proactive with a strong ability to adapt and react quickly
  • The ability to take initiative 

Desirable Skills 

  • PTS, PIC, PICOP
  • Understand isolation and SSOW planning
  • Experience writing switching programmes
  • A good commercial knowledge
  • Rail industry experience 

Closing Date

15th June 2018

Location:
Manchester
Salary:
£35,000 - £45,000

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