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    Deputy Team Leader - Eastcroft depot

    Regional Fleet

    Location:  Nottingham - Eastcroft Depot
    Contract Type:  Permanent
    Salary:  £27,249.67 rising to £34,062.09 after 6 months, plus shift allowance
    Closing Date:  Tuesday 17 December 2019
    Interview Date:  To be confirmed
    Reference:  2019-125-R

    An exciting opportunity has arisen to become a Deputy Team Leader based at the Eastcroft Depot in Nottingham. The Deputy Team Leader will be part of the maintenance team working towards set production targets to ensure trains meet ever exacting and challenging standards and are delivered to customers on time. In addition to their substantive role as a team member, the Deputy Team Leader will lead the team at times when the Team Leader is engaged in other business.

    The Deputy Team Leader will:

    • Service, maintain, repair and overhaul traction and rolling stock components and complete plant equipment inspection

    • Ensure that both individual and team production targets are met

    • Deputise for the Team Leader as and when needed

    • Carry out all work to agreed standards and that all work undertaken is recorded and signed off on the prescribed documentation

    • Support and give guidance to all members of the team

    • Perform fault finding on rolling stock

    • Report and make recommendations regarding staff levels and working arrangements

    • Formulate staff rotas on a weekly basis and authorise change if required

    You will have practical experience of mechanical and electrical engineering within a busy and quality focused environment. You will be apprentice trained or hold equivalent qualifications and ideally bring knowledge of ISO 9002 and ISO 14001. Some experience of leadership would be highly beneficial. It is desirable to have knowledge or experience of railway industry recognised standards.

    Please note this post requires shift working.

    The successful candidate will enjoy a wide range of benefits including a fantastic pension scheme and free travel on the East Midlands Railway network. You will also receive subsidised travel across the rail network with other train operating companies. As a member of the East Midlands Railway team you will also be able to purchase Friends and Family discounted tickets, and join the Cycle Scheme.

    To apply please complete the online application form and upload your CV. As we operate a blind screening process please remove all personal information including your name from your CV.

    To find out more about working life at East Midlands Railway you can visit jobs.eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk

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    We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, we promote equal opportunities for all.  East Midlands Railway is a non-discriminatory employer committed to the recruitment and promotion of all on the basis of ability and merit irrespective of disability, race, gender, health, social class, sexual preference, marital status, nationality, religion, employment status or age. We’ll treat your application fairly and assess you for the job based on merit and skills. 


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