Shift Leader job in WA5 Burtonwood Warrington

Shift Leader | Vanderlande industries UK LTD

Shift Leader


Senior Shift Leader

Reports To

Operations and Maintenance Manager


Vanderlande is the global market leader in baggage handling systems for airports and sorting systems for parcel and postal services. Working shifts within Asda Warrington you will be responsible for managing your shift and the engineering operation to ensure maximum up time is delivered along with the agreed KPI's. You will be the first point of contact with the customer within the Warehouse and will be leading, coordinating & managing the Engineering maintenance technicians to ensure productivity and output, equipment availability, health & safety compliance, quality, Maximo reporting and team working is optimised in accordance with agreed timescales. 


Responsible for the daily management of the maintenance and operational shift team reporting to you as instructed by the O&M Manager. You will ensure that your shift team’s daily duties/activities are carried out in a safe and effective manner, minimising the impact to the customer’s operations. As this position will be both shift and “hands on”, you will also be working within your assigned shift pattern on electrical, instrument, mechanical and control systems which involve the installation, modification, maintenance and repairs of all site Vanderlande equipment.


Vanderlande Values 
Provide leadership to your team by supporting, motivating and giving them direction ensuring that the site is maintained safely whist on shift   Review and monitor on shift the system performance and condition and identify root causes of equipment ensuring a reactive response is done in a timely manner. Maintain documentation and ensure compliance with associated site legislative H&S regulations. Ensure full accountability in matters pertaining to both PPM’s and CM's. Participate in work related performance and individual improvement programmes  as well as training programmes 
Build Reputation with Customers
Create effective and good working customer relationships to ensure that customer expectations are exceeded, whilst maintaining strong partnerships with customer’s primary contractors 

Drive to Win 
Through effective leadership and motivation drive business development in the UK 

Team Play 
Encourage and construct good coherent relationships and partnerships with external suppliers and subcontractors, internal business support functions and wider stakeholders  

Every day better 
Continuously improve upon own and others management disciplines and best practices to help support better individual and business wide project delivery 

Safe Base & We Care
Support a safe working environment within business development through championing and encouragement of a safety first culture 
Desired Experience: 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to influence customers and colleagues
  • Ability to develop good working relationships 
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Professional approach with excellent networking and negotiating skills 
  • Possess engineering knowledge and in depth understanding of Warehouse/parcels distribution centres 
  • Occasional overseas travel is required


  • Location: WA5, Burtonwood, Warrington
  • Job Title: Shift Leader
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