Section Leader (Engines)

Cowes, Isle of Wight
£25,662 - £30,190 DOE Plus Excellent Benefits 
15 Mar 2019
27 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Section Leader (Engines)
Cowes, Isle of Wight
£25,662 - £30,190 DOE Plus Excellent Benefits 

We are the RNLI, the charity that saves lives at sea. We are currently recruiting a Section Leader for our Inshore Lifeboat Centre (ILC), based on the Isle of Wight. 

As the Section Leader, you’ll be responsible for the efficient running of the engine workshop, building, refitting and repairing a variety of engines in support of the main IB1/D-Class and Atlantic lifeboats.

You will be expected to work closely with other Section Leaders involved in the production line and report on progress at the relevant production meetings.

Your work will also include producing parts for production orders and being involved in staff planning. You will also hold responsibility for the performance management of all your allocated staff in the department through the RNLI RADAR system.

To be considered, you will need: 

- Experience of working in a production environment 
- Previous experience as a boat builder, solutionist, fitter, electrician or engine fitter
- A time served apprenticeship or equivalent experience 
- A Chartered Management Institute Level 3 Supervisory qualification or equivalent

The RNLI is committed to safeguarding; ensuring the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk.  We expect all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

The suitability of all prospective employees and volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment. This will include relevant criminal record checks being carried out dependent on the eligibility of the role. (England & Wales; DBS check, Scotland; Disclosure Scotland PVG, Northern Ireland; Access NI, Republic of Ireland; Garda Vetting).   

The closing date for applications is the 27th March 2019, with interviews scheduled to be held on the 9th April 2019. 

Our staff and volunteers have been saving lives at sea without prejudice for nearly 200 years. We respect and value diversity of background, skills and perspectives within our teams, and consider it essential to help us deliver a world-class lifesaving service. We are an inclusive organisation and welcome applications from everyone. In addition to having the skills needed for the role, we also look for applicants who share our commitment to living our RNLI values (trustworthy, courageous, selfless, and dependable), and helping us work towards our goals of halving drowning in the UK and Ireland by 2024. This involves a growing commitment to preventative action, using our expertise to work in partnership with communities locally, nationally and internationally to prevent drowning.

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Additional Keywords: Section Leader, Engines, Production Section Leader, Boatbuilder, Marine Engineer, Engine Section Leader, Senior Boat Building Technician, Senior Engine Fitter, Engineering. 

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