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Job Title:

Mechanical Engineer Team Leader - 10634

Job Reference:


Job Location:

Biggin Hill

Job Salary:


Job Type: Permanent

Our Client based in Biggin Hill is seeking a Mechanical Engineer Team Leader to join their team.


Salary:            Negotiable + OT when required

Hours:            8.30am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday

some flexibility required to start/finish early in busy periods

Benefits:        20 days leave + BH, additional holiday paid for Xmas company closure


Mechanical Engineer who has worked within a manufacturing business with a good understanding of sheet metal manufacturing and tooling requirements, laser cutting and manual MIG/TIG welding, CNC rolling, CNC folding as well as Robot welding implementation/utilization.

Work closely with the Technical Director and Production Director assisting in the smooth running of the Engineering Department. Assist with any Technical issues, complete and resolve customer queries and carry out drawings using Autodesk 2d AutoCAD and Autodesk 3D Inventor


Mechanical Engineer Team Leader principal accountabilities:

  • Work closely with the Technical Director assisting where necessary with the running of the Engineering Department
  • Provide day-to-day engineering support to the Technical Director to enable customer schedule adherence
  • Suggest changes to/and support engineering, working to ensure the most cost-effective manufacturing process flows are defined when introducing new products into operations
  • Raise NCR’s and contribute to closing out NCR’s when activities and processes do not conform using analytical methods such as the 5 Why’s, and root cause analysis to further continuous improvement.
  • Manage all ongoing projects through to completion
  • Allocate work to all Project Engineers
  • Manage own Projects
  • Update and follow through manufacturing drawing, documentation, and quality updates.
  • Completing manufacturing drawings using Autodesk 2d AutoCAD and Autodesk 3D Inventor
  • Completing general assembly drawings for Boiler rooms using Autodesk 2d AutoCAD and Autodesk 3D Inventor
  • Resolve technical queries within manufacturing and with the main engineering team
  • Carrying out engineering design calculations for specific projects as and when required
  • Liaising with customers throughout the process of their order from the time the PO has been placed through to the date of dispatch
  • Checking drawings and processing through to Manufacturing team
  • Dealing with any technical queries
  • Raising purchase orders for current projects
  • Following a Quality management system ISO9001


Mechanical Engineer Team Leader skills required:

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
  • 10 years’ experience in working in an engineering environment (ideal)
  • Able to read and understand drawings.
  • Familiar with Engineering and drawing Control processes.
  • Familiar with ISO9001-2015 protocols
  • ASME, CE, UL standards
  • Fully conversant with Autodesk 2d AutoCAD and Autodesk 3D Inventor (or equivalent)
  • Able to work under own initiative and formulate strategies for continual improvement
  • Experience of leading a team
  • Able to identify areas on improvement within the engineering processes    

To apply, please email apply@reactrecruitment.co.uk

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