Assistant Engineering Manager

FoodEng Recruitment
12 Apr 2018
16 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Engineering Manager / Maintenance Manager - Kent

£40,000 - £50,000pa (dependent on experience) + Benefits

About the Company:

  • One of Europe’s leading Food Manufacturing groups.
  • They employ over 3,000 people across 12 UK Manufacturing & Packaging facilities.
  • Suppliers of private label and branded food products to the major retailers.

About the Role:

  • Reporting to the Chief Engineer, the Assistant Engineering Manager will take on the day to day responsibility for a team of 15 Maintenance Engineers.
  • Manage the delivery of an effective Planned Maintenance system.
  • Implement and coordinate continues improvement initiatives designed to improve machinery efficiency, minimise production downtime and reduce waste.
  • Correctly allocate Engineering tasks so that immediate, short-term and long-term jobs are successfully completed.
  • Support the Chief Engineer with the restructuring of the engineering department.
  • Conduct appraisals with engineers and set individual training and development targets.
  • Assist in the upgrade of the Computerised Maintenance Management System.
  • Ensure members of the engineering team follow the correct Health & Safety procedures.
  • Establish clear communication channels between engineering, production and quality departments.

About the Person:

  • Previous experience operating at an Engineering Supervisor or Engineering Manager level.
  • Working knowledge of the Food Manufacturing experience would be preferred, but not essential as other FMCG manufacturing sectors will also be considered.
  • Familiar with Lean Manufacturing principles and techniques.
  • An excellent communicator with the ability to motivate others.
  • Qualified to a minimum level of ONC/HNC (or equivalent) in Mechanical, Electrical or Process Engineering.

Vacancy Ref: 2877

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