Engineering Manager

Macildowie Associates Ltd
£38000.00 - £45000.00 pa
04 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


Currently recruiting for a Engineering Manager to work for a extremely prestigous food manufacturing company based in the Yorkshire Dales who specialise in fine foods .

The candidate will report directly into the Production Manager, liaising with all appropriate Directors, Managers and staff throughout the business.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identify and Improve key engineering KPI's, downtime, productivity, expenditure, OEE
  • Ensure all equipment and machinery is effectively maintained to a level that sustains and improves capabilities.
  • Introduce preventative maintenance strategies that progress and support improvements to meet the site and business objectives.
  • Ensure all reactive and planned maintenance is completed to the standards required and signed back to production in a proficient and timely manner.
  • Initiate and manage change by providing supportive and strategic leadership which will maximise plant performance.
  • Develop a culture of continuous improvement, in combination with the production supervisors, and create a fully integrated engineering department.
  • To immediately report any incidences of poor manufacturing practice, H&S, quality incidents or safety concerns to any member of the Senior Management team.
  • To ensure appropriate and timely communication between production and engineering.
  • To manage all HR issues for the department, with the assistance of the Production Manager and HR Advisor.
  • Own and control the engineering budget for the factory, including the labour budget, energy costs and contractors
  • Take overall responsibility and project manage any engineering assignments within the factory.
  • Continually review and develop a flexible engineering structure which supports the changing needs of the plant and the demands of the business.
  • Develop the skill base of the maintenance team.
  • Support the development and implementation of "Correct Skilling" for production operators, where engineers support knowledge transfer to enable more efficient plant operation.
  • Lead the engineering team in developing operators' basic cleaning, inspection and maintenance tasks to drive lean at a machine operation level.
  • Create developmental programme designed to improve the skills and flexibility of the engineering team.

Experience sought in the successful candidate:

  • Degree or equivalent standard of Education
  • Previous management experience
  • A pride in delivering excellent results through a team
  • Experience within a Manufacturing environment
  • To be capable of project managing initiatives effectively

please get in touch if you feel this role is of interest to you.

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