Team Leader - Plumbing & Pipework Services

Location Newry & Mourne, County Down
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published 10 months ago
Start Date asap
Contact Graham Snoddy
Job Ref GraftSPP0002_1554913475

Job Description

Grafton specialist our proud to be assisting our client, one of the largest, family owned, veterinary pharmaceutical companies in the world in their search for a talented team leader who will give direction to the plumbing and pipework maintenance team.

Are you a born leader with …

  • A minimum of 3 years previous post apprenticeship plumbing or pipe welding experience in a maintenance / engineering environment?
  • Previous experience of operating a preventative maintenance schedule?
  • Strong technical skills?
  • Logical and well organised approach to problem solving?
  • Microsoft Office skills?
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal?

Job Overview

Based within the maintenance department and reporting to the Senior Maintenance Manager the successful candidate will be responsible for supervising a team of plumbers, pipe-welders and fitters to ensure the maintenance priorities are met on a day to day basis.

This role will require on-going engagement from all of the different departments and

stakeholders which will involve significant people engagement as well as a good technical understanding of the systems.

Main Activities/Tasks

  • Give clear direction to plumbers and pipe-welders regarding the jobs requiring completion
  • Prioritise technical duties to ensure Norbrook operations duties are met.
  • Ensure workmanship standards are met at all times.
  • Implementation of all Norbrook HR policies and procedures
  • Management of all teams holidays and absences
  • Assure performance of team maintained and improved.
  • Agree metrics with management and track performance of team.
  • Ensure completion of worksheets of work completed
  • Management of contract staff.
  • Audit 3rd party service providers for capability and value.
  • Assess work completed of 3rd party for workmanship standards and adherence to contractual requirements.
  • Processing of parts ordered and ensure all procurement processes are followed.
  • Ensuring that correct materials of construction are used for each job
  • Ensure that safety permits (including line breaking/electrical lock-out, access to heights using ladders/access platforms/equipment and other relevant permits) are strictly adhered to while the jobs are being performed
  • Complete a safety review of the proposed jobs before commencement, identifying the most suitable pipe route, valve arrangement and the impact of the change on existing infrastructure.
  • Ensure that the area is cordoned off with safety barriers/tape while work is taking place
  • liaise with the area managers to schedule work at the most suitable time to ensure that downtime is minimised
  • ensure that the pipework has been cleaned and pressure tested upon completion (if necessary) before handing back to the area manager and that the area has been tidied up
  • ensure that drawings are updated following changes to pipework
  • Use of the PEMAC system
  • Ensure that pipe fitters/welders have the appropriate certification to complete the job
  • Track the costs of each job so that materials and labour can be assigned appropriately
  • Work with immediate supervisor to ensure that change control aspects are being followed with the proposed work.

Duration: Full Time, Permanent

Salary - Excellent package available so please get in touch for more information.

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