Location: Wolverhampton, West Midlands
Salary: Up to £52000 per annum
Posted: 9 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Technical
Contact Name: Jenna Blake

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Technical Manager

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Technical Manager at a leading provider of technical services for the automotive and manufacturing industries based in Wolverhampton.

The Technical Manager will be responsible for the day to day operations and financial management of all "Hard Service" requirements across the estate including responsibility for all mechanical and electrical maintenance contracts. To lead a team that includes, a team of Engineering and Administrational staff, you will ensure that the team remains highly motivated, clients receive the best service, whilst contracts maintain their commercial performance.

You will also be responsible for improving, implementing and maintaining new technical processes and procedures and will lead Health and Safety standards in line with the companies HSQE support functions.

The Technical Manager will ideally be experienced in developing and improving existing Safe System of Works and be competent in managing the services of HV and LV Electrical Systems (up to 11kV on site) are both legally and client compliant. The manager should be aware of the AP (Authorised Person), SAP (Senior Authorised Person), and AE (Authorising Engineer) roles to enable the company to be self-sufficient for the EMC Facility and be capable of signing off on "Competent Persons" assessments of the team to ensure training of staff,

The Technical Manager will also be responsible for developing, maintaining, and influencing client relationships to help promote collaboration on the contract. When applicable you will advise the client on relevant technology or services to help improve their building resilience and energy efficiency.

Person Specification:

Formal Qualifications


  • HNC/HND or NVQ Diploma in Engineering Maintenance


  • Degree
  • NVQ Extended Diploma in Engineering Maintenance



  • Fault Finding capability
  • Problem resolution techniques
  • Electrical/mechanical engineering
  • Building services (BMS/EMS)
  • Financial awareness
  • Microsoft Office packages - including Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • CAFM System


  • Electrical HV & LV Systems to 33kV (site has max 11kV)
  • SFG20 (Planned Maintenance Standards)
  • NIC/EIC implementation and maintenance there of
  • 18th Edition Awareness
  • Basic PLC programming capability (predominantly Siemens)



  • Full responsibility for running a technical facility department of multi-skilled technicians and administrative.
  • Maintenance management of large facility (100,000 sq. mtr.)
  • Desirable
  • Working in a fast acting automotive production environment


  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to delegate
  • Clear and concise communication - verbal and written
  • Team management
  • Negotiation

Personal Qualities

  • Ability to demonstrate and coach team members
  • Tenacity and determination to solve problems
  • Methodical in approach
  • Calm under pressure
  • Resilient
  • Good communicator
  • Positive team player
  • Self-starter
  • Relationship developer
  • Organised
  • Analytical

Other Requirements:

Flexible in terms of working hours and weekend working when/if required.

Salary for this opportunity will be £52k plus car allowance and bonus company benefits.

For immediate consideration please send your CV without delay to or call 07718 763550


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.

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