Engineering Manager

KPI Recruiting
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Engineering Manager:

EXCITING opportunity for you to be working with some of the most well-known and respected brands within 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.

Job Description:

  • The role will be a mixture of hands on and managerial and your key responsibilities will include:
  • Leading the PPM schedule ensuring all machinery is in the best possible working order
  • Implement and develop of a lean manufacturing methodology
  • Training and developing operations and engineering staff
  • Ensuring optimization of plant operations
  • Ensuring efficient management of stores including critical spare parts and stock levels
  • Utilize the maintenance budget efficiently and productively
  • Minimize any disruptions with the introduction of new products and equipment
  • Provide strong, personable leadership to the engineering department and operations staff
  • The successful Engineering Manager candidate will likely have the following skills and experience:
  • Experience working in the food / FMCG industry
  • A proven track record of adopting and managing a lean methodology
  • Background in PPM and Reactive maintenance
  • Hands on engineering maintenance experience
  • Proven track record of managing a small engineering team (and ideally operations / production)
  • Multi skilled experience, including working with PLCs (modification and interrogation)
  • Hydraulic and / or Pneumatic experience is ideal
  • IOSH / NEBOSH is desirable

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