Support Services – Works Manager, Traction Division – Birmingham in United Kingdom

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Job Title: Support Services – Works Manager, Traction Division – Birmingham
Location: United Kingdom
Salary: Voluntary
Type: -Select job type-
Job Sector: Manufacturing
Sub Sector: Other Manufacturing
Job Reference No: NB/11012

Job Description

The Company

A global organisation operating in many related power generation industries providing maintenance and repair services. Very well established and highly reputable, this organisation has a wide range of clients within their portfolio and provides high levels of customer service and technical support.

The Role

The Works Manager will be mainly based in the Birmingham area but on occasion may be expected to travel both in the UK and overseas. Within this division the service offered to customers is; servicing and repairs of motors, generators, transformers, choke coils, switchgear etc, both AC & DC including rewinds.

You will manage, control and supervise all operational activities of the electrical, mechanical and site services teams. Key duties will include, but not be limited to;

• Leading and managing the departmental foremen
• Managing accounts and maintaining long term customer relationships
• Ensuring discipline and safe working practices
• Motivating, developing, recruiting and training engineers
• Documenting jobs to include quotations, QESH compliance and Quality Assurance
• Control of the throughput of jobs, to include scheduling, progress chasing and productivity through to completion

The Person

The successful candidate will have a proven background working with Rotating Electrical Machines, and also Traction Power Systems. The Works Manager will need an electro/mechanical background ideally with electrical bias. Experience of Traction work in the Rail Industry is an advantage.

You will be required to demonstrate;

• Previous experience of managing staff
• Customer focus and adaptability in their approach to service delivery
• Ability to plan, direct and supervise work of engineers
• Ability to select, motivate, evaluate and discipline staff
• Ability to work on own initiative in a motivated and disciplined manner
• Ability to plan and control company resources to maximise the productivity
• Knowledge / Application of principles of quality assurance and control, as well as Health & Safety legislation

For a confidential conversation to learn more about this role please contact Nick Buck on XXXX XXXXXXX or feel free to email in the first instance to XXXXX

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