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Calibration Team Leader

  • Job reference: 920458
  • Location: Lancashire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 05/07/2018

920458 - Calibration Team Leader

We are currently working with our client to recruit a Calibration Team Leader

Primary Responsibilities

  • Overall responsibility for the delivery of the laboratory services in accordance with customer and company objectives, ensuring all equipment is calibrated within turnaround times agreed with customers.
  • Ensure all members of the laboratory teams follow the correct methods and procedures when carrying out their duties and to ensure consistent and accurate service to clients.
  • Review methods, procedures, training matrices, amending/introducing any that are non -existent or out of date, to ensure conformance with the relevant standards, client/internal audits.
  • Ensure that the laboratory equipment is fit for purpose and that the laboratory staff are trained and comply with the required standards/methods.
  • Ensure effective two-way communication with team members to achieve appropriate levels of understanding of, and commitment to, appropriate business objectives.
  • Maintain relations with clients to enhance trust, understanding and an awareness of site trends/developments.
  • Ensure all employees have the appropriate level of skills, knowledge and experience in order to provide a high quality service to customers, and to provide access to relevant developmental opportunities that will continually improve our services and help realise personal career goals, instigating training activities when required.
  • Develop and maintain a lean and accountable local team structure that encourages employees to take ownership of operational issues/opportunities at appropriate levels.
  • Drive performance management at appropriate levels, supported by adherence to the Company's Performance Management framework, by appraising, coaching, counselling and developing direct reports, ensuring each individual has a set of objectives and is given an annual performance appraisal to ensure effective communication of individual, team & business goals and address any areas for improvement immediately and in a constructive manner.

Skills and Experience

  • Must be computer literate in use of MS software.
  • Must have and maintain a working knowledge of calibration equipment
  • Must operate efficient, organised management / QA systems
  • Must have experience of operating in a multi-disciplined engineering environment where core competencies are routinely adhered to and utilised.
  • Experience of performing dimensional calibrations on a wide variety of equipment.
  • Must have the capacity to demonstrate problem solving abilities from initial fault diagnosis to investigation and resultant corrective action and implementation.
  • Experience in the provision of calibration services.
  • Experience of preparing detailed procedures and documentation.
  • Must have experience of communication with internal / external clients and issuance of technical reports and feedback.


  • Time served apprenticeship in engineering or related subject.

This is a permanent position

The salary for this position is negotiable

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 920458

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.