Engineering Supervisor

GPW Engineering and Manufacturing
Wrexham (Wrecsam)
£30k - £35k pa
07 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Purpose of the role: To take responsibility for all plant and equipment located at the Ruabon site. The role includes the management of the site maintenance team and the maintenance and engineering contractors working at the site. Ensuring that the Engineering function provides an effective service to meet business needs whilst remaining cost-efficient and able to meet all health and safety standards. Responsibilities: Production Support *To ensure that maintenance needs across the site are prioritised in line with business needs in collaboration with Production to achieve customer targets. These priorities to be communicated to the whole team via objectives which are closely monitored to ensure that maintenance work is carried out efficiently and effectively and to agreed deadlines. *Develop and implement planned maintenance procedures to minimise the risk of machinery or equipment downtime *To attend machine breakdowns and carry out fault finding and repair *To make recommendations to improve the service provided by the Maintenance team. Continuous Improvement & Project Work *To participate in a continuous improvement culture which identifies and improves processes, systems and procedures. *To project manage specific engineering / process projects including planning, costing, monitoring and reporting progress under the sites CAPEX requirements and taking action where appropriate to ensure the projects are completed to deadlines and within agreed budgets. *Identify existing or potential problems with resources that may have an impact on production or other areas and take remedial action to ensure the smooth running of the site. *To make recommendations for new plant and equipment on site which would prove the most effective to meet the needs of the business. *To ensure that expenditure is contained within agreed budgets and the company gains best value from all (internal and external) resources used. *To assist in the commissioning of new equipment, being prepared to undertake initial training with a view to training others on site. *To ensure that all work undertaken meets defined quality standards and that site SHEQ procedures are followed at all times. People Management *To supervise the work carried out by the Maintenance Engineers on shift and identify their training needs and support needed in order to maximise their effectiveness. *To manage the Maintenance Engineers, allocating their resource to site maintenance issues (production, logistics, technical etc.) or to projects as required. *Ensure that communication between teams is effective and that a customer focused culture is achieved. *Ensure each direct report has a clear understanding of their role and responsibilities within the team *Conduct the Capability and Talent Review - with agreed actions to initiate succession planning, team and individual development activities as necessary. *Ensure that all activities and procedures within the team comply with Flint Groups Integrity and Compliance policies, Mission and Guiding Principles, company policies and business ethics. *Any other responsibilities which fall within the general purpose of the post which the post-holder may be asked to do by their manager Health & Safety *To ensure that Health and Safety standards remain the highest priority at all times and that all activities undertaken associated with Maintenance Engineering comply with all health and safety standards and legislation. *To raise permits and undertake risk assessments as required, ensuring correct procedures are followed *To ensure good house-keeping both within the plant and workshop areas Ideal background: *Apprentice trained / time served engineer with relevant qualifications ideally with sound electrical engineering skills *Previous engineering experience gained within Chemical manufacturing environment would be preferential *The post-holder should have at least five years' experience in a maintenance technician role in a similar ATEX manufacturing environment. Personal attributes: *Self-starter, project management experienced, who initiates plans and drives action to identify and realise market potential. *The post-holder will need to be computer literate with excellent excel and engineering drawing skills *It is essential that the post-holder is flexible in their approach to work, able to work to tight deadlines and is prepared to do shift work if required. *Be able to define and take the Engineering Function to the next level. *Be able to support and engage with a more progressive CI culture on site
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