Shift Leader

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    £46k - 50k per year + £4k shift allowance

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    Ruby Skinner

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    3 days ago

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Job Title: Shift Leader 

Location: Victoria

Salary: £46,000 + £4,000 shift allowance

Job Type: Permanent

Due to continued growth and success, Build Recruitment are working with a market leading property & FM Service Provider looking for a shift lead / shift leader to join their successful team. This is a permanent opportunity where you will be valued and given the chance to progress. This role is open for either a mechanical or electrical bias shift leader.

The successful candidate will be required to work on site on a days and night shift pattern, 12-hour shifts, 4 days on and 4 days off. You will be working alongside a team of 3 other shift leaders and 4 engineers. You will be rewarded with salary reflective of their background, perks, skill set and experience.

It is important that you have experience doing maintenance previously in a shift lead / supervisor role and are comfortable working closely with clients.


  • Management of holiday, sickness cover requirements and HR issues including completion of appraisals of shift staff
  • Work with management to ensure training plans are in place and implemented
  • Maintain the image, appearance and professional standing of the technical team at all times
  • Supervision of technical M&E shift team and senior technical representative out of hours.
  • Act as point of contact for technical service delivery
  • Plan and manage workload on shift; scheduling works based on priorities to ensure completion of PPM’s / CM’s and reactive work orders within defined SLA's; highlight any concerns to TSM
  • Ensure high degree of communication at shift handover via verbal handover period, shift logbook, email and status board
  • Liaison with other FM Workplace Solutions service providers to provide an integrated service. 
  • Act as Authorised Person for control of work
  • Carry out electrical switching operations on systems within Change Control Process and authorization limits to agreed switching programmes
  • Lead in shift training by scenarios and lessons learnt; knowledge from O&M's I site drawings. Operate critical plant where authorised
  • Carry out toolbox talks, workplace assessments and audits at required frequencies supporting TSM as required
  • Submit monthly status to TSM as contribution to the client monthly report to include any problem areas I HSE issues I SLA highlights

Qualifications or Required Experience:

  • Experience in leading a shift team
  • HV Authorized
  • Electrical/Mechanical Engineering apprenticeship, City and Guilds or similar
  • Extensive previous experience of technical maintenance in a building services environment & previous supervisory experience
  • Good knowledge of Health and Safety and Environmental processes
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to deal with all levels of staff.
  • Proactive in achieving the highest standard of operation.
  • Ability to work under pressure whilst remaining calm, clear thinking and able to deliver the required services to the client within given time constraints.

If you are a shift leader / shift lead role looking for a new opportunity and meet the criteria above, please apply or send us an email with any questions. Ruby.Skinner@buildrec.com

This role may be suited to somebody who is a shift supervisor, M & E supervisor, supervisor, engineering supervisor, engineer supervisor, shift lead technician, shift leader, engineer team leader.

Build Recruitment Limited acts as an Employment Business for the supply of temporary workers and an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Build Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.