Electro Mechanical Team Leader

Posted 29 January by ST Selection

We are recruiting for an experienced Team Leader with electro-mechanical engineering experience to join our client at their manufacturing site based in the Burton On Trent area.

Reporting to the Production Supervisor; the main purpose is to run the cell efficiently with respect to meeting H&SE, QA/QC, delivery and productivity targets

This is a productive role, and the first line of management for operational staff. The expectation is you will spend 80% of your time productive as a team member and 20% of your time dedicated to a team leader

Main Duties:

  • Lead by example, you are the Team Leader and set the standards your team will follow
  • Drive the performance of you team members through the best practice principles of Team Leader. These include but are not limited to:
    • Continuous improvement of the teams, processes and performance following company policies/procedures
    • Planning of work and work output in your area to meet the delivery requirements of the business.
    • Setting clear achievable weekly and daily goals and monitoring these goals
    • Open transparent communication with the team on performance and requirements of the business (including tool box talks and Health and Safety briefs, etc)
    • Management of the team members performance and competence
    • Problem solving, look to solve problems and conflicts within the team before escalating
    • Supporting Engineering with NPI

Candidate Requirements


  • NVQ Level 2 Team Leading or similar
  • NVQ Level 2 Engineering or similar
  • Proven work experience as a Team Leader or Supervisor
  • In depth knowledge of performance metrics
  • Good PC Skills, including Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Organisational and time-management skills
  • Decision-making skills


  • ILM Level 2 Leadership & Management or similar
  • Technical background of Electrical / Mechanical assembly operations
  • In-house / Training course certificate

Salary : £23-25K

Hours: 7.30am-4.00pm Monday to Thursday, and 7.30am-12.30pm Friday

We welcome approaches from candidates interested in engineering team leader, manufacturing supervisor, senior electro-mechanical assembly and team manager vacancies.

Required skills

  • Electrical Mechanical
  • Electro-mechanical
  • Engineering
  • Supervisory Experience
  • Team Leader

Application questions

Do you have previous team leader experience in a busy engineering environment?
Do you have a technical background of Electrical / Mechanical assembly operations?

Reference: 36869307

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