Engineering Manager – Operations

BMC Recruitment Group Ltd
Newcastle Upon Tyne
31 Mar 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

• Comply with all HSE requirements including safety policies and procedures
• Ensure compliance with COMAH critical aspects of the Process Safety Management System and Major Accident Prevention Policy (MAPP) where relevant to his/her area of responsibility
• Conduct workplace inspections, audits and investigations as required
• Overall responsibility for all staff within the department
• Set budgets, monitor expenditure and initiate cost reduction measures to meet targets
• Generate a high level of safety and environmental protection awareness
• Manage plant engineering systems to ensure that skills, manning and organisation meet production needs in an efficient and cost-effective manner
• Maximise plant utilisation by: providing practical engineering input into all project engineering work; establishing and maintaining the correct level of spares; identifying and implementing programmes to continuously reduce plant downtime due to engineering failure
• Manage effective communication channels
• Manage statutory/regulatory compliance in engineering
• Overall responsibility for ensuring an adequate and effective system for the maintenance of Mechanical, Electrical, Instrument and Control equipment and installations including the inspections in Hazardous Areas, is implemented and maintained.

Person Specification:

• At least 10 years’ experience in industrial line management, including at least 5 years in the Chemical Industry
• Direct experience of project/development engineering is preferred

Key Competencies:
• Understanding of engineering/regulatory compliance issues
• Has a working knowledge of DSEAR, ATEX and COMPex
• Leadership and good interpersonal skills
• Ability to think creatively and apply new and innovative techniques
• Problem solving and decision making skills


Engineering | Operations | Engineering Manager | Industrial | Chemical |HSE | North East | Newcastle

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