Projects Engineering Manager

Recruiter
McCourt Newton
Location
Workington
Posted
05 Oct 2017
Closes
02 Nov 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Amcor Flexible Packaging Based Workington, Cumbria £Negotiable + Relocation (where appropriate) Ref: 03/728 Amcor Limited (ASX: AMC) is a global leader in responsible packaging. Amcor develops and makes innovative flexible and rigid packaging that is functional, appealing and efficient for the company's customers and their consumers, and more sustainable for the environment. Ninety-five percent of Amcor's sales are into the food, beverage, health care, and tobacco industries. The company employs more than 35,000 people worldwide, operating in 40-plus countries across 200 sites. The Cumbria site is part of the Snacks & Confectionery Business Unit, a Division of Amcor Europe, Middle East, Africa & Americas. With an impressive customer base, the site employs over 300 people, housing processes including extrusion, flexographic printing, lamination and conversion. A rare opportunity has now arisen for a Projects Engineering Manager to continue to develop a pro-active, visible and continuous improvement focused function, contributing to site KPIs and overall business growth. Reporting to the Site Engineering Manager, and with a team of 2 Project Engineers, you will ensure the simultaneous management of multiple projects, delivering best practice. Your diverse remit will include: - Ownership and management of the site's annual capital budget & improvement projects - from new capital introduction to equipment modifications. - Leadership of the team whilst taking ownership of your own projects. - Establishment and development of 'best value' relationships with key contractors, vendors & suppliers, whilst ensuring these are utilised effectively. - Development and strengthening of key internal stakeholder relationships at all levels of the business. - Development and improvement of project engineering systems and processes, including the establishment and reinforcement of departmental KPIs. Degree qualified, or equivalent, in a Mechanical or Electrical Engineering discipline, candidates must have proven capital project/manufacturing engineering experience, gained in a progressive and fast paced manufacturing environment. Whilst people management experience would be advantageous, we will also consider ambitious and proven Project/Manufacturing Engineers seeking their first people management role. With a continuous improvement focus, candidates must have strong communication and presentation skills, combined with the ability to influence, negotiate and challenge. A knowledge of project management systems such as MS Project and wider SAP/MRP systems would be useful. We are looking to attract candidates who are capable of further development in this dynamic and forward thinking Group. All applications and contact from third parties must be made via our retained Consultants - McCourt Newton. To apply, please email your CV and covering letter quoting the reference number via the apply button. Closing date: 27th October 2017. Applicants must hold a working visa for the UK. If you have not been invited for interview within 7 days after the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion
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