Mechanical Team Leader

Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire (commutable from Cleethorpes, Scunthorpe, Stallingborough and Grai
£39,000 - £44,000 depending on skills and qualifications
08 Jun 2021
30 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Mechanical Team Leader

Location: Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire (commutable from Cleethorpes, Scunthorpe, Stallingborough and Grainthorpe)

Salary: £39,000 - £44,000 depending on skills and qualifications

Full Time



Lenzing makes cellulose fibre from managed natural wood sources using sustainable cutting edge processes for textile, non-wovens and technical end uses.


We are innovative by nature. How about you?


We have an opportunity at our Grimsby LYOCELL Fibre manufacturing site for a Mechanical Team Leader.


Responsible for the day-to-day co-ordination of the Mechanical Engineering Technicians, this role will have a primary focus of optimising plant Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) to maximise the safe production of fibre.


Key responsibilities of this role

  • Manage a team of Mechanical Technicians in a fair and consistent way, including performance management and coordinating training requirements for the team.
  • Ensure that all work is planned and executed in a safe and efficient way, with minimum possible impact on production.
  • Act as a key contact between Engineering and Operations teams to ensure engineering activities are effectively organised and executed.
  • Assist in prioritising, planning and executing weekly mechanical maintenance activities.
  • Promote quality of work, continuous improvement and right first time culture across all maintenance activity.
  • Identify and implement engineering solutions to improve plant availability and reduce costs.
  • Ensure, Safety, Health & Environmental (SHE) matters are appropriately managed across the team and actively support site SHE strategy.


Our ideal candidate

  • Educated to HNC level or equivalent.
  • An experienced Engineering Team Leader with proven track record and thorough understanding of process plant, equipment and engineering standards.
  • Experience of leading and influencing a team, successfully implementing change and promoting a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills at all levels.
  • Excellent planning, organisational, training and teamwork skills.
  • Excellent IT skills, with proficiency in MS Office, ERP/SAP experience would be a bonus.
  • Strong health and safety awareness.


Why work for Lenzing

  • Competitive salary and pension.
  • Be an integral part of a profitable business.
  • Excellent development and training opportunities.
  • Opportunity to work for an environmentally sustainable business, using recycled and renewable resources to produce specialty products. Aiming to be carbon-neutral by 2050.
  • We take pride in our track record on Health & Safety and the fact that our proactive response to Covid-19 has allowed us to not only keep our employees and their jobs safe throughout 2020 and into 2021, but will continue to do so well into the future.


Closing Date: 30th June 2021


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