Installations Team Leader

£38000 - £40000 per annum + van + benefits
14 Mar 2019
11 Apr 2019
Paul Simcox
Contract Type
Full Time
Installations Team Leader

Home Based - UK Wide coverage (Birmingham, Coventry, Leicester, Wolverhampton, Stoke on Trent)

to £40k + generous pension + benefits + van

Our client is recognized globally as a market leader in the provision of highest quality materials handling and sortation solutions, and as a result of continued success and an exciting programme of continuous strategic growth, they are now seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced Installations Team Leader to complement their established and successful team. Based from home and ideally situated centrally in the UK (eg Birmingham and surrounding area), the successful candidate will be responsible for managing all aspects of installation activities at customer sites to ensure that required quality and project timescales are achieved.

Responsible for the management and motivation of a team of multi skilled engineers tasked with the assembly and installation of company specific products and associated equipment (on projects valued between £100k to £4m+) in line with customer engineering specifications and the instructions of the Installations Manager, the successful Installations Team Leader will support the Project, Engineering and Installation teams as required, and will essentially demonstrate a dynamic and articulate communication style at all levels.

You will drive the electrical and mechanical installation of conveyors and MHE to agreed timescales and installation quality and supervise teams of sub-contractors and installation engineers as necessary, assisting in the planning of labour allocation and resources such as transport and lifting equipment hire as appropriate to ensure the successful completion of projects, as well as proactively managing the storage and usage of consumable installation materials and performing inventory management and ordering as required.

Reporting to the Installations Manager, and after an initial training and induction period, the successful candidate will deputise for the Installations Manager when required for attendance at meetings, site progress updates and project planning activities, and will participate in reviews with the engineering teams prior to the commencement of site works to ensure that all necessary equipment is in place and available for the commencement of installation activities.

As Installations Team Leader, you will interface extensively with the engineering department to ensure that design concepts and system connectivity are completely understood and will provide advice and guidance to the installation team as required, whilst assisting with the quality of supplier equipment during the installation period (such a dimensional checks and electrical installation quality).

You will also support the engineering team in the collation of “as built” information for inclusion in the final project documentation and accurately complete detailed job sheets and any other project or quality records as required, so exceptional written and verbal communication skills are essential in the role. Complying with relevant H&S legislation and company policies at all times, you will additionally provide assistance in the installation and commissioning of any machines in an often-pressurised environment, so flexibility to undertake occasional overnight stays is essential for the position. Additionally, and where necessary, you will also manage the construction site for small projects in accordance with the requirements of CDM regulations.

It is envisaged that the successful candidate will currently be working within a similar plant and equipment supervisory maintenance environment and will demonstrate previous experience of motivating teams and working with both Materials Handling and Automatic process equipment with a solid mechanical background. As the role is field based, you will be comfortable with working in various locations and varied environments under your own initiative and will hold a full clean driving licence. Realistically qualified to at least HNC level or above in a relevant engineering discipline and with a time served electrical engineering background, you will strong multi skilled abilities on both AC and DC controls and hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical applications.

In return an attractive benefits package, stability and genuine career progression opportunities are available for suitably experienced and motivated individuals. Call Premier Technical Recruitment on 01827 68400 or email your cv in the strictest confidence to for further details.