Retail Engineering Manager

ABP Beef Ltd
£40,000 - £50,000 per annum DOE
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
ABP Food Group is one of Europe's leading food processors and it is now seeking an Engineering Manager to be based in Doncaster to join its expanding team. The company provide quality beef to thousands of customers across the world and with sixty years of industry experience we've developed a reputation for quality, efficiency and innovation. These values run throughout the Group portfolio and have been essential in making sure that we are able to deliver exactly what our customers need. From our site in Doncaster, we are the sole supplier to a large supermarket chain for all of their red meat products and produce between 750T and 950T per week. Our site in Doncaster is a 24/7 operation and is a highly automated environment which boasts state of the art machinery. As the Retail Engineering Manager, your duties will be to: - Be responsible for the management of a large, multi-skilled team. - Be responsible for managing the budgets of external OEM contractors, attending quarterly reviews to challenge suppliers on costs. - Be responsible for managing the site overtime spend and responsible for managing engineers salary reviews alongside the Site Engineering Manager. - Take the lead on some and support on all capital projects across the site including budgetary responsibility. - Ensure that your Shift Supervisors understand the production plans for the day and the implications of this for setting up the machinery, the start-up checks, preparation and ensuring that the correct stores, ink, sleeves etc are installed in the machine ready. - Communicate proactive planned preventative maintenance to the Shift Supervisors and ensuring they have a sound understanding of standards to be achieved. - Attend and report any relevant issues at daily maintenance meetings, suggesting improvements and chairing meetings to ensure all the Shift Supervisors understand the action to be taken on the issues that are raised as a consequence. - Attend the daily factory meetings and report any issues in a professional constructive manner, follow up any consequential action and delegate to the Shift Supervisors. - Organise and allocate tasks, responsibilities, reactive and proactive requirements to the Engineering Shift Supervisors. - Regularly monitor and evaluate current systems and procedures, identifying areas for improvement and make recommendations for change. To be a successful Retail Engineering Manager you will have the following skills and experience: - A proven leader with experience of working within a fast-paced manufacturing business. - Demonstrable experience of managing capital projects. - A clear and strong idea of how to drive continuous improvement across the factory. - A minimum of HNC/HND or equivalent in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering. - Familiarity with modern maintenance and manufacturing methodologies inc. PPM/TPM. - Proven knowledge of managing a team, particularly in a fast-paced production environment. - Experience of assisting with the management of capital investment projects. - Excellent communication skills at all levels. In return, the Manager will receive a salary of £40,000 - £50,000 per annum depending on experience. This role is being recruited on an exclusive basis on behalf of ABP Beef Ltd by Castle Employment and all applicants should apply via the apply button.
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