Engineering Manager

Search Consultancy
20 Mar 2018
03 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Engineering Manager

£45,000 to £50,000 + upto 25% bonus + life cover + pension

Superb opportunity to really make a difference with a company willing to invest heavily.Our business partner is a speciality coating company and working with us exclusively on this project. They operate a leading international Coating company. With over 100 years experience in this market, they have developed an outstanding reputation for making coated paper products. They are employee owned, this means that everyone in the business has the opportunity to contribute to, and benefit from, their success. Their ambition is to create a business whose people are driven to continuously improve and to innovate and where partnership is at the heart of how they work every day with customers, suppliers and other stakeholders.

Job Purpose:

An integral member of the site management team the engineering manager has overall responsibility for the engineering functions and for delivering significant change to support our vision for manufacturing excellence. To lead and drive the maintenance engineering resource to continuously improve process efficiency and plant up time.

Key Responsibilities:

To implement a planned preventive maintenance plan to reduce production down time due to machine breakdowns, and to facilitate enhanced production efficiencies, raising availability and utilisation KPI's.
Control the use of external contractors through the Permit to Work System, ensuring site safety procedures are adhered to at all times.
Develop safety initiatives, set machinery standards and implement best safety practices for all engineering activities. Management of a multi-functional engineering team with responsibility for people training, development, motivation and inspiration.
Customer focussed. Instil a culture where working collaboratively with operational teams to design and develop solutions to eradicate problems is the norm.
Implement CMMS driven maintenance schedules that balance cost and risk for our critical machine assets, to reduce unplanned work, increase machine availability and reduce overall engineering costs.
Preparing and delivering the annual engineering budget.
Ensuring ongoing compliance with ISO14001 environmental compliance standard. Implement and review departmental objectives to achieve KPI's.

Key Requirements;

In depth core Electrical or Mechanical skillset developed in a manufacturing environment.
At least 3-5 years in an engineering management position gained in a manufacturing factory environment.
People Management and motivational expertise.
A relevant background in a manufacturing, process, preferably the coating or printing industry.
TPM experience.
Member of a relevant engineering institute.
HNC industry experience or HND/Degree qualified without industry experience.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

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