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Maintenance Team Leader Opportunity

We're recruiting; if you'd like to join an established UK manufacturing business read on.

We have an excellent opportunity for a time served Maintenance Team Leader to become  an integral part of our engineering team. The successful applicant will become part of a safety conscious established maintenance team striving to improve the reliability of our process plant to World Class levels.

Job purpose:

  • Leading the maintenance team in all aspects of safety and delivering the strategy for the engineering department in line with the business plan
  • Working within a professional maintenance programme to maximise plant reliability
  • Working with other maintenance teams and operations personnel
  • Reacting to plant breakdowns; fault finding and timely repair, reporting of data and root cause analysis
  • Actively leading the team in a continuous improvement culture
  • Actively leading in activities that ensures the plant remains legally compliant

 Experience / Qualifications

  • Recognised electrical/mechanical craft apprenticeship; preferably in a continuous process environment
  • Minimum of ONC qualification in electrical/mechanical engineering or equivalent qualifications/experience.
  • Experience in electrical/mechanical controls on process plant including: Industrial LV Distribution and Motor Control Centres, Industrial PLCs,  AC Inverter drive systems, burner control systems, instrumentation - load cell systems, pressure & flow devices, etc.
  • Experience of planned preventative maintenance procedures for electrical/mechanical plant
  • Computer literacy

The Derby Plant is a 24-7 operation. This role is currently a day role however a flexible approach to weekend working and shift cover may be required. Applications should be submitted in writing, enclosing your CV and covering letter to:

Allison Meakin, Personnel Administration Manager, LKAB Minerals Limited, Raynesway, Derby  DE21 7BE or  emailed to