Mechanical Section Leader
5d ago

Position description

At Saint-Gobain we pride ourselves on being innovative, customer focused, agile, open and engaging and entrepreneurial. We are also proud to have been named a Top Employer’ for 5 consecutive years.

If you want to know what it’s like to work for a top employer that is working hard to make the world a better home; then please read on to find out more about this exciting opportunity to join us as Mechanical Section Leader.

You’ll be working for Formula in Newark .

Is this role right for me?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; For this role in particular we are looking for someone with the following skills, experience and qualifications

  • Supervisory experience
  • Experience of working to WCM (World Class Manufacturing) or other continuous improvement activities required
  • Experience of leading or participating in Engineering projects
  • A flexible and willing approach to working hours and deployment is essential
  • Attention to detail and persistence will be evident in the successful candidate
  • Experience of issuing and requirements of permit to work
  • Experience of authorizing, inducting and controlling contractors
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate at all levels
  • Effective inter-departmental working skills are essential
  • IOSH desirable
  • Experience of using a CMMS system
  • The applicant will have served a recognized Mechanical Apprenticeship
  • Experience of Professional Maintenance.
  • Computer literacy
  • What will I be doing in the role?

    Job purpose : As part of the Day Engineering team, the Mechanical Section Leader will be a motivated, safety conscious person able to demonstrate technical ability and the potential to undertake managerial duties.

    The job will include undertaking the implementation of all aspects of mechanical engineering allied to the Works, ensuring that all work is carried out safely, efficiently, and to a high standard.

    The appointed person will be able to communicate at all levels within the Works, with contractors and suppliers, both written and verbally.

    Key accountabilities :

  • Contractor control, inductions, authorizations, method and risk assessments.
  • Issuer of Permit to work
  • Issue maintenance work, monitor the standard of work.
  • Perform planned maintenance tasks as scheduled by our computerized maintenance management system.
  • Respond to and rectify unplanned stops
  • Apply root cause analysis, countermeasures; collect and communicate relevant data regarding maintenance problems
  • Support the Professional Maintenance Pillar & the Workshop 5S program
  • Coach & assist operators with autonomous maintenance tasks and challenge operating standards
  • Proactively support the Newark safety function by participating in safety audits.
  • Support all areas of the WCM program
  • Act as a stand in Mechanical Engineer
  • Coach department craftsmen and apprentices promoting best practice within the department
  • Lead engineering projects (including WCM)

    Are Formula and Saint-Gobain an Inclusive employer?

    We’re working hard to be, and we’re keen to hire talented people regardless of their background, abilities, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, taste in music, fashion sense or anything else that makes you, you!

    We understand that a diverse workplace is not only a more enjoyable place to be, but also facilitates better decision making and innovation.

    So, whoever you are, and whichever Saint-Gobain business you join, you can be sure of a warm welcome with us.

    And what about flexibility?

    The world of work is changing, and at Saint-Gobain we are open to new ways of working in order to attract talented people to our business.

    We understand that everyone has different needs and commitments. Therefore, we are very open to discuss any flexible requirement or need that you may have for this role (this could be flexible hours, a job share, part time, to name a few).

    We can’t guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting, but we promise to listen.

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