Lift Team Leader

Location Leeds
Discipline: Lift & Escalator
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Attractive private pension
Contact name: Ben Marmon

Contact email: ben@reclifts.co.uk
Job ref: BBBH218_1657210518
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP


Lift Team Leader
Lift Industry
Lift Service Repairs Division
Leeds, Yorkshire
Basic Salary: £40,000 - £45,000
Benefits: 38 days holiday, VERY attractive private pension! Managing an experienced Lift Engineering Team
Responsible To: Lift & Workshop Team Manager
Responsible For: Lift Engineers
Commutable from: Leeds, Harrogate, Hull, Scunthorpe, Doncaster, Bradford, Sheffield, Barnsley, Huddersfield, Wakefield, York
REClifts is now looking for a Lift Team Leader or a skilled Senior Lift Engineer looking to Lead a team of Lift Service Engineers in the Leeds area.
The Role Purpose: To support the Team Manager in managing Lift Engineers to deliver a safe, efficient, cost-effective, and customer focussed responsive Lift Service Repairs Division.
Qualifications & Knowledge:

  • NVQ 3 equivalent in lift engineering or City and Guilds 1 & 2
  • A full UK Driving Licence - Essential
  • SSSTS/SMSTS - Essential
  • Relevant Health & Safety Qualification e.g. IOSH, NEBOSH - Desired
  • 18th Edition
  • Experience in supervising operational staff / Lift Engineers


Lift Team Leader Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Team Manager to deliver business improvement plans.
  • To undertake daily line management duties of staff within the team in accordance with all company policies and procedures ensuring that staff records are maintained using the appropriate documentation
  • To ensure that all operatives and sub-contractors are working to achieve the departmental key performance indicators, working in line with agreed Service Level Agreements, whilst striving to complete works on a right-first-time basis.
  • Assist in the development and review of appropriate risk assessments, ensuring that safe systems of work are implemented as necessary.
  • Provide daily supervisory duties to Lift Engineers including the provision of appropriate specialist lift engineering tools, spare parts, acquiring resources, and lift equipment.
  • Work remotely and autonomously on construction sites across the city.
  • Ensure all Health & Safety procedures are monitored on-site and recorded at all times.
  • Cost control within the team, ensuring the value of lift engineering work is recorded accurately
  • Provide advice and maintain an up-to-date expert lift industry awareness and knowledge
  • Assist with audits undertaken by relevant approved bodies.
  • Organising workloads to achieve maximum quality and productivity to deliver the service plan priorities.
  • Ensure contract management plans are adhered to, and assist with review meetings.
  • To undertake site visits and surveys to determine requirements and provide feedback as appropriate.
  • To train, coach, and mentor all Lift Engineers to ensure they achieve their full potential.
  • Carry out and oversee staff appraisals, team talks, and 1-2-1s within the lift engineering team. This ensures that all Lift Engineers feel motivated and engaged in the direction of the service department.
  • To investigate, and report on incidents and accidents to identify the cause and take corrective action to prevent further injury, adverse effects, or ill health from occurring.


Apply to this position:

  1. For a confidential conversation call us Monday - Friday between 8:00 am- 6 pm
  2. Ping your CV by email and we will get back to you ASAP.
  3. Refer a friend and receive £100 love to shop vouchers upon successful placement


REClifts are passionate about understanding what is truly important about your next move before entering an application or interview process. This commitment to you will ensure we represent your best interests at all times and together we can secure your next move in the lift industry. We welcome applications from talented Lift Team Leaders or Lead Engineers with experience in service, repair, and callout on all manufacturers of passenger lifts.
Our goal is to respond to all applications within 48 hours. However, feel free to contact us sooner.