Team Leader, Freightliner Heavy Haul

Location: Crewe
Closing Date: TBC

A vacancy has arisen for a Team Leader within Basford Yard at Freightliner in Crewe.

Reporting to the Shift Manager, the successful candidate of this safety-critical post will be able to demonstrate excellent leadership qualities coupled with the ability to prioritise workload.


  • To maintain an efficient and safe service regarding the movement of trains at Basford Hall and the satellite sites.
  • To control and use effectively all train crew complying with laid down regulations
  • Liaise and document efficiently with relevant controls so to ensure a quality product is delivered
  • To liaise and direct staff under your control to produce a quality shunting service for the company and its customers, whilst maintaining laid down Freightliner standards of competency.


  • General knowledge of the rail network.
  • The ability to organise, motivate and lead staff.

This post demands a flexible and responsible approach with a willingness to undertake further training when required.

Basford Yard operates a 24-hour roster shift system which includes weekend and night working.

As part of the selection process candidates will be required to attend a new entrant medical and a drugs and alcohol test.

Are you a reliable, committed individual? Do you possess the knowledge and experience needed to be a Team Leader at Freightliner?

In return we can offer competitive pay, excellent benefits, a fantastic final-salary pension scheme and a rewarding career in an award-winning team.

Freightliner is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  Please note that the company operates a strict drugs and alcohol policy.

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