Mechanical Team Leader

Mechanical Team Leader Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Mechanical Team Leader to join our team.


  • Ensure all Projects follow and are documented via the businesses gated process;
  • Ensure the tools and processes used by the team are up to date, efficient and fit for purpose;
  • Maintain correct resource levels and when necessary use recruiting, selecting, on boarding and training to bring in new starters;
  • Manage through leading the team’s activities through a centrally visibly plan, dealing with exceptions and escalating as appropriate;
  • Assure monthly status reporting to management through governance meetings and standardised reporting;
  • Ensure deliverance of strategy cascaded from Management;
  • Ensure all interdepartmental communications are clear and concise;
  • Drive root cause analysis, striving to prevent re-occurrence with counter measures;
  • Define, update, track and report on metrics for team performance;
  • Ensure the correct training is in place to improve the knowledge base and enable a highly capable multi skilled team;
  • Oversee the team’s workload / activities, ensuring correct prioritisation in a fast paced and complex environment;
  • Allocate the work and track resource utilisation levels across the team;
  • Ensure the team follow health and safety rules and regulations including the safe use of PPE.


  • Must have good appreciation of the bigger picture when considering tasks and their likely impact(s) on internal customers and other departments;
  • A good Engineering degree;
  • Driven to deliver solutions, ideas and innovations in a positive and pragmatic way;
  • Excellent IT literacy, being a competent user of MS office;
  • Must be a good communicator and have excellent fluency in spoken and written English;
  • Experience of working with colleagues to offer coaching and mentoring to enhance their skills;
  • Ability to build and maintain rapport with internal and external customers / suppliers;
  • Self-motivated and resourceful;
  • Good interpersonal and team working skills;
  • Passionate about quality and best practice whilst driving continuous improvement;
  • Must have a methodical approach to problem solving;
  • Flexible and capable of working in a complex environment;
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills utilising tact and discretion as required;
  • Strong communication skills, organisational awareness and impact;
  • Strong people skills and experience of line managing a complex team.