Team Leader, TPE

  • Job Reference: 00004240-1
  • Date Posted: 13 September 2023
  • Recruiter: Caf Rail UK
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £27.67 Per Hour
  • Sector: Project Management, Senior Executive Positions
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

CAF requires Team Leaders of the highest calibre to join the CAF Rail Team to work on a fleet of brand new state-of–the-art trains.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful business using the latest, cutting edge technology, and build your career with a company with strong principles and over 100 years Industry leading experience.

The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate a wide knowledge of on-board train systems with large emphasis on fault finding, as well as being capable of providing technical support to the technicians when required.

Functions and responsibilities

  • Supervision of a small team of CAF Rail UK Technicians
  • Fault finding and root cause analysis of all on-train systems
  • Use of schematics, test & measurement equipment, and diagnostic software
  • Planning and organising of warranty repairs
  • Liaising with customer at all times to ensure that train availability and reliability targets are achieved
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and classify work in terms of safety and the impact on the train’s performance are essential
  • Large diesel engines and transmissions
  • High voltage systems
  • Traction, brakes, passenger doors, PIS/PA, CCTV, HVAC, TCMS
  • High pressure pneumatics
  • Wiring, fault finding and other associated electrical/mechanical tasks.
  • Monitoring competency and conducting competency assessment of technicians.

Training required

NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in a relevant electrical/mechanical discipline

Required professional experience

  • Substantial post qualifying experience
  • Fault finding and diagnostic experience
  • Use of schematics, test & measurement equipment, and diagnostic software
  • Able to interpret electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic schematic diagrams
  • Applicants from rail industry, an automotive or aerospace background will be considered
  • Valid Driver’s Licence
  • Available for shift work (Days & Nights including weekends)