Lead Engineering Technician

Engineering Devon, United Kingdom


Xylem |ˈzīləm| 
1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots; 
2) a leading global water technology company. 
Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues. Xylem is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas. 
If you are excited and passionate about helping us #letssolvewater, we want to hear from you! For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com​.

Lead Engineering Technician

Description of the role: 
The successful person will have advanced and specialised expertise, typically developed through a combination of on the job training and considerable on the job experience. Complete assignments and facilitates the work activities of others; may coordinate work beyond own area of responsibility. Proposes improvements to processes. Works autonomously within established procedures and practices. Leads one or more teams in the performance of a variety of tasks that are often complex 
Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities: 
Lead Engineer, coordinating the work of others – Site Supervisor/QS/trainer for the region. 
  • Working in an outdoor environment in different weather conditions on a daily basis.
  • Driving a company vehicle to the standard required by Xylem Water Solution UK Ltd, as detailed in the Company policy to and from scheduled and reactive calls.
  • Acts as an informal resource for colleagues with less experience
  • Guide and supports junior team members; may assist in their formal training
  • Complete assignments and facilitates the work activities of others; may coordinate work beyond own area
  • Proposes improvements to processes
  • Leading and coordinating the work of others
  • Acts as a lead, coordinating the work of others
Required Qualifications: 
  • Essential – Minimum Electrically qualified to City & Guilds/NVQ 2330 Level 3 or industry equivalent,  (including 17th Edition) or Mechanical equivalent (dependant on role) 
  • Advanced and specialised expertise of pumps/pumping systems, associated equipment, 3 phase industrial electrics, fault finding and testing of electrical components / panels to 17th Edition.
  • Full driving licence

Why Work at Xylem!
We offer you a creative and international environment where you get the opportunity to focus on your personal and professional development together with committed and helpful colleagues. Engage as a volunteer through Xylem´s business program for community initiatives Xylem Watermark: www.xylemwatermark.com. 
Everyone's equal value 
We want people, regardless of skin color, age, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity, to feel at home, not just at Xylem, but everywhere in the world. For us, diversity, equality, and inclusion mean more than just a policy or a set of methods. Diversity, equality, and inclusion are fundamental parts of our corporate culture and a key to long-term growth.