Maintenance Team Leader - Carlisle in Carlisle, Cumbria, UK

Employer: Royal Mail

Location: Carlisle, Cumbria, UK


Salary: £42,533 per annum

Job reference number 91088

Maintenance Team Leader - Carlisle

£42,533 plus bonus and 22.5 days annual leave + bank holidays

Full time


Carlisle Mail Centre, Junction Street, CARLISLE, CA1 1AA

On a day-to-day basis, The Maintenance Team Leader will act as the single point of contact for all engineering/automation issues in the Mail Centre on behalf of the Plant Engineering and Performance Manager (PEPM) and be responsible for providing first line technical leadership, guidance and support for all engineering grades.

About the role

You will own the day-to-day delivery of maintenance services, specifically preventative/predictive maintenance, corrective maintenance and performance improvement for automation assets observing work plan compliance to achieve equipment optimisation.

One of the key aims is to develop the engineering team on a day-to-day basis, conducting annual Individual Performance Reviews, regular development discussion meetings and 1 to 1s on a monthly basis. You will challenge unacceptable behaviour, bullying and harassment within the engineering community and promote dignity and diversity within the engineering team.

Organise coaching, training and other development activities for staff ensuring the continual professional and technical development of engineering grades. Perform tool checks for engineering grades.

Pro-active involvement and attendance of Mail Centre operational meetings to understand automated processing and how best to overlay maintenance plans, sharing outputs with engineers, through WTL&L sessions.

Promoting and deploying Health and Safety, ensuring that Engineering meets the Safety Health and Environment responsibilities and KPIs is an essential requirement.

Manage on behalf of RME the Mail Centre engineering risk assessment processes relating to automation equipment and ensure Engineering Safe Systems of Work are accurate and displayed for all assets.

Monitor and report the overall maintenance costs to the PEPM through the extensive use of SDMM, including engineering tools for the job.  

About you

With a number of years engineering experience you will be ONC Level qualified or Technical Level NVQ 3 in engineering or equivalent.

You will have excellent stakeholder management, communication and Interpersonal skills along with a proven track record of people management in a supervisory capacity including performance management.

Budget Management and Health and Safety experience is required.

About Us

At Royal Mail we connect companies, customers and communities across the country, delivering a ‘one-price-goes-anywhere’, universal postal service to more than 30 million addresses. As a FTSE 100 Company, we are focused on being recognised as the best delivery company in the UK and across Europe.

We are an inclusive employer with equality, diversity and fairness at the heart of our values. We welcome applications from individuals from all different backgrounds and are committed to promoting fair participation and equality of opportunity for all of our job applicants.

Closing Date: Tuesday 24th July 2018

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