Engineering Manager

Recruiter
Hays
Location
Daventry
Posted
07 Jul 2018
Closes
07 Aug 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A unique opportunity has arisen for a Maintenance Engineering Manager to join a growing Supply Chain team.

Your new company
This business is a part of a family of companies who have a presence in over 15 countries and whose annual turnover is £1.7 billion. Now is an exciting time to join the company, as they embark on multiple transformational change projects to help shape their end-to-end supply chain offering into a market leading proposition.

Your new role
Reporting directly to the General Manager, you will be responsible for managing the site engineering team to ensure they effectively maintain the automation and equipment within the branch, whilst ensuring that the automated equipment and systems run to optimum efficiency.
You will be accountable for assisting the engineering team in a 'Hands on' engineering capacity (as/when required) and to coach and develop capability within the wider engineering team. A key element your role will be to ensure that the Computer Maintenance Management System (CMMS) is fully utilised in line with company guidelines and all planned maintenance and corrective work is carried out in a timely manner. In particular, you will ensure that engineering KPI's are produced, analysed and acted upon to support equipment reliability and continuous improvement in equipment performance is carried out.
As the Engineering Manager, you will be expected to oversee the recruitment, training and development of the team, whilst managing specified HSE risks on site in line with business policies and procedures including: management of contractors, management of maintenance of specialist plant (HVAC, Generators, Sprinkler systems etc.).


What you'll need to succeed
You will possess a recognised engineering apprenticeship and/or HNC in an engineering discipline, alongside proven commercial experience within a distribution (supply chain warehouse), manufacturing, pharmaceutical or FMCG environment. You will be confident in your people management and leadership skills, with a clear ability to motivate, develop, performance manage and communicate effectively. To succeed in this role, you will be comfortable in automation installations with 3rd party suppliers and capable working under pressure, whilst motivating others in order to meet tight deadlines.

What you'll get in return
You will be offered a competitive salary and a valuable benefits package which includes generous holiday, pension scheme, professional support and relevant training, childcare vouchers, option to buy additional holiday and an employee discount scheme.
This organisation, is an inspired and inspiring career choice. They are unique and innovative, with career options that are found nowhere else. No other organisation in their sector provides the end-to-end offering that they do… from the buying of products from manufacturers, right through the whole supply and distribution chain. Wherever you work within this business, you will enjoy a uniquely rewarding career. You will be challenged but well remunerated, assume real responsibility but be well trained and developed to undertake it. You'll work hard but be recognised for your contribution and be able to keep a healthy work/life balance.

What you need to do now
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