Engineering Manager £50k-£60k

Nicholas Associates
£50000 - £60000/annum
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Maintenance/Engineering Manager - £50,000-£60,000

Have you a wealth of experience managing a multi discipline maintenance team?

We now have an immediate requirement for a Maintenance Manager/Engineering Manager to join the business.

Offering an attractive basic salary, you will be tasked to head up the engineering and maintenance function of the business, ensuring that maximum output and plant efficiency is maintained to ensure company targets and margins are met.


With manufacturing facilities UK and Europe, you will have full responsibility and complete control of the maintenance team.

Working closely with the Operations Manager, we require a strong manager to develop the engineering function of the business. Are you up to the Challenge??

We have a strong, focused and solid team of maintenance engineers in place, to which we now require a leader to manage and implement new ideas to the business. This role will have a mixture of strategic to hands on, however we would expect the Manager to utilise the team effectively in planned and reactive maintenance.


Clean, warm and modern - ranging from medium to heavy engineering applications.

Location: Castel Donington
Salary: £50,000-£60,000
Benefits: Private Healthcare/Death in service/Pension/33 days holiday
Core hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm - negotiable
Role: Permanent
Background required: Must have previous experience as a Maintenance/Engineering Manager within a manufacturing environment.

The ideal Maintenance Manager/Engineering Manager will have as many of the following in order to strengthen application:

Thorough knowledge of plant equipment must have a strong knowledge of Hydraulic pumps, motors, compressors.
Must be an influential Leader and have an understanding of the latest maintenance techniques.
Good communication skills are essential to implement and achieve business objectives.
An engineering qualification at degree / HND level or equivalent
Must be PC literate.
A strong stable work history within Maintenance engineering and Management

Key duties/responsibilities:

Establish Maintenance Engineering strategies to achieve the overall plant reliability in line with the company goals, KPIs and budgetary objectives.
Manage the reliability of the plant through the in house system ensuring improvement of equipment uptime through predictive analysis and assessment.
Own and develop the PPM system ensuring checks and repairs are carried out on time and effectively by the shift engineers.
Carry out Root Cause Analysis or critical plant issues suggesting engineering solutions for major downtime incidents.
Monitor spares for critical equipment to ensure a fast response to breakdowns.
Conduct equipment life span, obsolescence studies and develop appropriate upgrade / replacement strategies.
Promote effective communication between internal / external teams
Maintain a positive Health, Safety and environmental culture in all staff and contractors on site.
Coach, mentor and support all team members to optimize their performance
Provide appropriate training and development opportunities for the team
Carry out performance reviews and disciplinary procedures are required
Set and monitor objectives for the team to ensure all KPIs are met
Manage and control departmental expenditure within agreed budgets
Further details on the role will be discussed at interview

If you are interested in the Maintenance Manager/Engineering Managers role, please apply immediately due to the urgency of this role. If you have any questions at all please contact Matthew Brown/Steve Brown on (Apply online only)

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