Workshop Team Leader

Saffron Walden, Essex

Maintenance and Engineering

Full Time

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Our client has a great opportunity for a Team Leader to join their organisation on a permanent basis. As the Team Leader, you will be planning, directing and co-ordinating the work and operations of a number of workshops in order to achieve agreed production targets.
Role: Team Leader – Seat, Cargo and Mechanical Bay
Location: Saffron Walden, Essex
Hours: Full Time
Salary: Up to £40,000 depending on experience


  • Plan and maintain systems and procedures for operating efficiency
  • Manage team members for optimum performance and maximum productivity
  • Determine team member numbers by workshop
  • Hire, induct and train new team members
  • Supervise workshop teams according to overall company policy
  • Plan tasks and activities to deliver business unit objectives
  • Set employee goals and objectives
  • Develop team members to maximize potential
  • Monitor team members performance including performance reviews
  • Delegate work duties to team members to attain objectives
  • Allocate use of available resources
  • Monitor and assist team members with work progress
  • Implement procedures and systems to maximize operating efficiency
  • Formulate department/unit policies and practices
  • Facilitate the preparation and analysis of reports
  • Review performance data to monitor and measure productivity, goal progress and activity levels
  • Responsible for the achievement of the teams productivity and quality goals


  • Ideally 2 years’ experience in an Aero engineering workshop or with an Inspectors approval
  • Experience of leading and managing a team of engineers or technicians
  • Ideally experience in the aero engineering sector
  • Knowledge of people management principles and procedures
  • Knowledge of basic planning, monitoring and managing workloads to achieve production targets
  • Knowledge of office administrative procedures
  • Proficient in relevant software applications
  • A Level or equivalent

Key Competencies:

  • Leading and coaching skills
  • planning and organizing
  • delegating tasks and responsibility
  • performance management
  • judgment and adaptability
  • decision-making
  • information management
  • resource management
  • problem analysis and problem solving
  • communication skills
  • teamwork

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Siobhan Miller at Line Up Aviation

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