Engineering Team Leader
Kiwi Rail
8d ago

Engineering Team Leader - Civil and Track

KiwiRail is New Zealand's national railway, employing around 3,400 talented people in a wide range of business functions.

Our Network Services team is responsible for maintaining 4,000 kilometres of rail corridor, bridges, tunnels, viaducts, overhead wires, signals and level crossings.

This position will report to the Engineering Manager of Engineering & Logistics and will support this Manager in leading a skilled team of Engineering professionals with a focus on continuous improvement, regarding customer satisfaction, performance, quality, productivity, cost reduction sustainability and overall staff development.

We are seeking an experienced Team Leader to provide leadership and resource management for an Engineering discipline team within our Network Services group located in Wellington.

Our ideal candidate will come from an infrastructure background with a specialisation in Stormwater, Water Resources or Geotechnical Engineering and have proven their ability to lead a technical team.

Your Role :

The primary responsibilities are as follows :

  • Provide leadership and management for a team of office-based Civil and Track engineers
  • Ensure efficient resource allocation to meet customer demands
  • Support the attraction and retention of personnel aligned with best practice Workforce planning
  • Coordinate the professional development of staff to ensure they meet both the internal and external customer needs
  • Your Skills :

  • Experience developing work plans to achieve output targets
  • Proven ability to manage and develop a team
  • Strong understanding of lean project management principles and efficiency enhancement
  • Passion for continuous improvement and cost reduction while delivering optimal customer service
  • Ability to foster and manage relationships with other teams and business groups
  • Strong understanding of Engineering principles - Stormwater, Water Resources or Geotechincal discipline (preferred)
  • Your Benefits :

  • Opportunity to work in a progressive organisation
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Access to discounted holiday homes and travel
  • Subsidised health insurance
  • KiwiRail's Engineering team is going through an exciting period of change as they look to the future and embed growth strategies so if you want to be a part of this ambitious plan then please do not delay in applying for this position as we are looking to appoint someone into the role as soon as possible.

    For more information please feel free to contact Sophia Stone, Talent Acquisition Partner on 0064 9 363 7328.

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