Engineering Shift Team Leader

Date: Sep 15, 2023

Location: Sheffield, GB, S13 9WH

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.


JELD-WEN Sheffield is currently seeking an Engineering Shift Team Leader to join our growing team.


Your Role: 
We are looking for an Engineering Shift Team Leader for our manufacturing site based in Sheffield who will set the standards for Engineering and operational activities. You will lead a multi-disciplined, small team of engineers ensuring that planned and reactive work is completed in line with the site priorities.


You will assist in the development of the departments Risk Assessment’s, Safe Systems of Work and Planned Maintenance Routines, along with all thing’s continuous improvement.


You will ensure that the sites CMMS is utilised fully by your team.


You will drive Engineering activities towards world-class performance; make continuous improvement standard practice. Educate, develop and inspire team members towards betterment and achievement.


Shifts operatte on a 3-shift rotation Mornings (6am-2pm), Afternoons, (2-10pm) and Nights (10pm - 6am)


What Impact You Will Make:

  • You will contribute to safety audits and SIO generation (Safety Improvement Opportunities), creating a culture of ‘safety first.’
  • Ensure full compliance of Health and Safety procedures including SOP adherence, PPE and Workwear and incident investigations.
  • You will report any safety issues promptly, reinforce policies to others where needed and reminding them of their right to stop work and the Jeld Wen lifesaving rules.
  • Receive and issue permits to work and ensure that engineering work is carried out to Health & Safety, Environment and Engineering standards.
  • Ensure that Maintenance systems are fully utilised to optimise performance.
  • Support with the training and coaching of apprentices.
  • Implementation of Risk Assessments and support of HAZARD assessments.
  • Sustain good housekeeping standards and ensure compliance to production schedules
  • Actively participate in capturing and closing out 3C SQDCIP actions.
  • Assist with shift handover and on occasion support/cover the Engineering Manager in their absence
  • Work collaboratively within and across teams
  • Be available for training and development opportunities


What You Need To Acheive: 

  • NVQ or equivalent in both a mechanical and electrical engineering or similar discipline.
  • Previous experience of supervising a team
  • Previous experience of a ‘SAFETY FIRST’ culture
  • Previous experience of a ‘Quality culture of ‘RIGHT FIRST TIME’
  • Previous experience of working in a manufacturing environment
  • Previous experience of using a CMMS
  • Previous experience of working flexibly, conducting basic problem solving and training others
  • Good computer skills required and experience of basic business software
  • Trustworthy and thoughtful
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • A ‘Can-do’ attitude to deliver results in the right way
  • Passion and flexibility to ensure we deliver our business strategies 




Our Company:


JELD-WEN GLOBAL are the world’s leading manufacturer of doors, doorsets, and doorkits.

Established over 60 years ago.

We operate 117 manufacturing facilities in 19 countries across the world – including 2 factories
here in the UK.

With over 23,000 employees worldwide.



JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, colour, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Unless explicitly requested or approached by JELD-WEN, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services