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Mechanical Fitter Team Lead

Mechanical Fitter Team Lead

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Hernshead Recruitment

Job Purpose:

  • Oversee department H&S and quality needs,
  • Maintain a clean & tidy working environment – using the 5s philosophy,
  • Develop & maintain individuals’ training and skill requirements,
  • lead teams and direct focus towards goals for achieving production deliverables,
  • Be a strong communicator and team motivator,
  • Being an ambassador/voice of the mechanical fitting team,
  • Demonstrate strong engineering, mechanical skills to assist with manufacturing/production problems,
  • Participates in working activities & solves working problems,
  • Focus on continuous improvements by creating efficiencies, implementing & completing projects,
  • Covering areas/tasks in the absence of the production manager.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Department H&S – work area checks at end of working day – promoting good housekeeping.
  • Overseeing machine build progress.
  • Achieving production deliverables ready for electrical fitting and FAT’s.
  • Communicating, leading & motivating the team.
  • Act as an educator, communicates expectations – processes, procedures, quality standards & mentoring individuals, e.g. apprentices, new starters.
  • Encouraging collaboration & teamwork.
  • Setting high quality expectations & upskilling others.
  • Reviewing shelf-life of adhesives, checking stock levels of consumables – requesting purchase.
  • Works strategically with production manager, updating on successes, issues, concerns & opportunities – verbally or by written report.
  • Adhere to the procedures defined by All-Fill’s ISO9001 QA system.


  • Apprenticeship trained
  • City & Guilds
  • ONC
  • trade qualification
  • CSE, GCSE, NVQ in English Math, other.


  • Mechanical Instrument / Special machine building and fitting.
  • Understanding and working to technical drawings, using measuring instruments & following SOP’s.
  • Bench craft skills – marking drilling cutting, threading, forming & using various hand tools.
  • Minimum of 5-year’s experience, in a mechanical manufacturing environment.
  • Computer literate and competent in Microsoft


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£39000 Per YEAR
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