Deputy Engineering Shift Manager

08 Oct 2016
06 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Dematic is a global leader providing a comprehensive range of intelligent intralogistics and materials handling solutions. With a global knowledge network of more than 4300 highly skilled logistics professionals, Dematic is able to provide its customers a unique perspective in world class materials handling solution design. Our commitment to product and solution R&D combined with manufacturing plants in the US, Europe, China and Australia ensures Dematic has the range and capability to provide reliable, flexible, cost effective solutions globally. Our tremendous track record of success has led to the development and implementation of more than 5000 world class integrated systems for a customer base including some of the world's biggest companies. we now have an opportunity at one of our most high profile sites for a Deputy Engineering shift Manager. Purpose of Role To maintain, repair and support the equipment detailed within the agreed Dematic scope of contract on the Customer’s site. Primarily ensuring delivery to both Dematic and the Customer’s expectations with the aim of achieving KPI targets at all times. During Engineering Shift Manager absence, to deliver all aspects of the engineering contract within key KPI guidelines with a team of multi-disciplined technicians and assistant engineers. Principal Responsibilities Carry out AMHE equipment servicing in accordance with the quality standards and time schedules as set out in the equipment manuals To undertake scheduled repairs in accordance with the manufacturers recommendations and industry standard practices Diagnosis of Mechanical / Electrical / Electronic / PLC / PC faults and subsequent repairs Prioritise system faults To comply with Health & Safety legislation at all times To ensure quality of output at all times To accurately record all work undertaken Involvement in continuous improvement and sales opportunities Maintain product flow at all times To ensure on-site spares are kept to optimum levels To represent the company in a professional manner at all times and maintain customer relations To adhere to the Quality processes and procedures as set out by the company In the shift managers absence: Day to day management of a multi-disciplined and assistant engineering team Delivery of key service elements such as planned preventative maintenance, fault rectification and fault eradication Deliver written and verbal communications at all levels Drive a structured process of continuous improvement Fully interact with the customer in day to day activities To fully embrace and ensure delivery of key staff processes: Team and individual attendance Staff discipline Staff development identified through Staff Dialogue (appraisal) Monitor and steer 3 rd party support contracts to ensure delivery of key service indicators Fully interact with other engineering team leaders to ensure consistency across shifts and best practice is shared Monitor and maintain pre-agreed SLA’s Knowledge and Experience Required · ONC or equivalent experience in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering · Recognised Engineering Apprenticeship (desirable) · A working understanding of Mechanical, Electrical & Electronic technical manuals & drawings · Basic understanding of control systems and techniques · Basic understanding of PLC equipment · Working at height · Previous experience of working with various conveyor systems · PC literacy · Understanding of pre-preventive maintenance (PPM) schedules · Working knowledge of FEM and British Standards governing the automated warehouse industry · Previous experience in team management / leading teams (desirable) Experience of the application of health and safety regulations to an automated warehouse environment This job was originally posted as