Lifting equipment inspection manager

Job Title: Lifting equipment inspection manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Staines
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-02-06 00:00:00
Reference: 748101407
Contact Name: Jason Slattery
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 06, 2019 12:48

Job Description

What is the purpose of this role?

We are delighted to be working with one of our key clients within the Utilities sector who are currently recruiting for a new Lifting Equipment Inspection Manager.

You will be responsible for leading and developing a team of qualified Lifting Equipment Inspectors who work across the South East on both clean and wastewater operational sites. You will be responsible for ensuring the team has the tools and knowledge to perform effectively to enable them to safely achieve specific outputs to the required standard, within budget and deadlines.

What makes this role unique?

This is a front line position within the business. The team consists of 8 qualified Lifting Equipment Inspectors who work across the entire operational area carrying out statutory inspections of lifting equipment. This will be a challenging yet rewarding role, working in a line management position.

You will directly influence and manage the performance of your team to enable them to achieve and maintain a level of high performance. You will be fully supported to develop personally and be given a unique opportunity to develop in your career.

What will this role involve?

This role will involve managing the Lifting Equipment Inspectors who are based at locations across the South East area to ensure the team performs effectively against targets.

Your team will be responsible for the delivery of the inspection plan of up to 30,000 items of lifting equipment across the business.

You will be leading and developing your team members in line with company needs and their professional growth needs.

You will develop and implement continuous improvements to optimise operational performance and customer service.

You will fully own and resolve customer complaints relating to the relevant geographical area this will be helped by building relationships with key account customers across the business.

You will control team unit costs to outperform budget whilst ensuring all SLAs are fulfilled.

What skills are we looking for?

Proven track record of managing performance of teams and individuals in a technical environment.

Educated to A-Level / HNC standard.

Significant relevant industry experience and understanding of the business.

Ability to lead and develop people within a team.

Strong commercial acumen and stakeholder management.

Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Excellent organisational skills.

Good knowledge of Health and Safety requirements.

Budget Control and Team Management experiences would also be advantageous for this positon.

A recognised H&S qualification such as IOSH or NEBOSH would be desirable as would a working knowledge of LOLER.

Information & Salary

This role is field based. The team is based across the South East and you may be based at any one of their sites depending on your location. Meetings and operational base is Wraysbury in Middlesex.

We are offering a salary of up to £45,000 per annum depending on your level of experience.

A valid UK Driving licence is required as you will be visiting various sites. A mileage allowance will be paid for any business mileage undertaken in your own vehicle.