Engineering Manager

Candidate Source - TEAM
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Reporting to the Operations Director, the main purpose of the role is to develop, improve and maintain the manufacturing maintenance processes, to meet the business commitments. Potentially working on one major project for the first 6 months, then moving into the much wider remit on a site of significant size and headcount – an exceptional opportunity for someone with drive, ambition and vision.

As the Engineering Manager, your duties will be to:

  • Manage the function in order to provide an efficient service to manufacturing operations.
  • Ensure robust and effective planned maintenance and problem-solving systems are in place.
  • Ensure root cause analysis is conducted for all failures with corrective action plans implemented.
  • Identify and implement best practice methods and techniques with the aim of continuous improvement in all areas.
  • Ensure preventative and planned maintenance is incorporated as a way of life – part of the drive to reducing wastage and non-value-adding activities.
  • Contribute to, and manage capital expenditure projects.
  • Manage and motivate a team of specialist engineers, supervisors and multi-skilled engineers.
  • Develop and strengthen procedures and related documentation.
  • Play a leading part in Health, Safety & Environmental legislation adherence.
  • Deliver against KPI measures of safety, service (speed and reliability), quality and cost effectiveness.
  • Interface with customers at senior level; customer focussed, practicing principles of continuous business improvement.

The Engineering Manager should have the following skills and experience:

  •  Degree educated in an engineering / materials / metallurgy / manufacturing discipline.
  • Demonstrable experience of engaging and controlling contractors.
  • Existing knowledge of, and experience in, the manufacturing field.
  • Proven ability to lead a team and manage managers.
  • Track record of achieving targets.
  • Highly effective communicator with the presence and confidence to influence at the top level.

The Engineering Manager will receive a negotiable salary of £45,000 - £50,000 per annum depending on experience, inclusion in the quarterly bonus scheme, healthcare and additional benefits.

The first stage of the application process is to apply online.

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