Engineering Manager

Sensible Staffing
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Engineering Manager

Additional Information

Location: Liverpool

Salary: £52,000 - £62,000 + Benefits

Hours: Full time

Job Type: Permanent


To manage the engineering activities at the Liverpool site in order that equipment availability, reliability and capability is continuously improved, capital investment projects are delivered on time and to budget and the Liverpool facilities and equipment are properly maintained in compliance with the requirements of cGMP, FDA, ISO13485 and EHS Legislation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Key Results Area
  • To define, implement and review the engineering strategies of the business.
  • To manage the maintenance engineering, project engineering and facilities management functions of the business.
  • To monitor equipment and service provisions to direct proactive engineering support to minimise breakdown and optimise plant/equipment availability.
  • To plan and direct the installation, testing, operation, maintenance and repair of all facilities and equipment at the Liverpool site.
  • To recruit employees; assign, direct and evaluate their work; oversee the development of their skills and competences and address performance issues as required.
  • To develop and implement policies, standards and procedures for the engineering and technical work performed on equipment and facilities within the business.
  • To direct and co-ordinate the engineering activities associated with provision of services including, but not limited to, water, compressed air, gas, electric and servicing contracts.
  • To identify, plan, cost and financially justify capital investment engineering projects that drive improvement and/or capacity growth.
  • To coordinate and direct engineering projects such that they are completed on time and within budget.
  • To consult and negotiate with engineering, equipment and service suppliers and contractors to ensure contracts, specifications and cost estimates provide the best value possible.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant discipline.
  • Educated to BEng level in engineering discipline.
  • Good people, communication and computer literacy skills.
  • Experience of managing an engineering function in a highly regulated environment.
  • Experience of managing maintenance and project engineering functions.
  • Knowledge and experience of implementation of continuous improvement activities.
  • Knowledge and experience of implementation of engineering best practice.

Job Requirements

Qualifications Required :

Essential - Engineering Degree

Preferred - Lean Practitioner



Lean tools and techniques within a Pharmaceutical / Medical Device environment

Practical Problem Solving


People development & training

Budget creation and management

Project Management

Risk Assessment

Failure Mode Effect Analysis

Negotiation skills

Education and/or Experience:

Minimum of 5 years Experience of Engineering Management at senior level with responsibility of high cost budgets and teams of skilled personel.

Additional Knowledge

Permits to Work

Method Statements

COSHH Assessments



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