Engineering Manager

Recruiter
TXM Recruit Limited
Location
Cheshire
Salary
Circa £40,000 + Benefits
Posted
13 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are a leading food ingredient supplier, working with some of the most well-known and respected brands in the UK.

Due to recent operational changes, we are looking to develop our engineering and operations divisions with the appointment of a new Engineering Manager / Team Leader.

The role will be a mixture of hands on and managerial and your key responsibilities will include:

  • 1) Leading the PPM schedule ensuring all machinery is in the best possible working order
  • 2) Implement and develop of a lean manufacturing methodology
  • 3) Training and developing operations and engineering staff
  • 4) Ensuring optimization of plant operations
  • 5) Ensuring efficient management of stores including critical spare parts and stock levels
  • 6) Utilize the maintenance budget efficiently and productively
  • 7) Minimize any disruptions with the introduction of new products and equipment
  • 8) Provide strong, personable leadership to the engineering department and operations staff

The successful Engineering Manager candidate will likely have the following skills and experience:

  • 1) Experience working in the food / FMCG industry
  • 2) A proven track record of adopting and managing a lean methodology
  • 3) Background in PPM and Reactive maintenance
  • 4) Hands on engineering maintenance experience
  • 5) Proven track record of managing a small engineering team (and ideally operations / production)
  • 6) Multi skilled experience, including working with PLCs (modification and interrogation)
  • 7) Hydraulic and / or Pneumatic experience is ideal
  • 8) IOSH / NEBOSH is desirable

This job was originally posted as www.jobsite.co.uk/job/959524139