Engineering Manager

REL Recruitment
From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
21 Apr 2017
21 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
At the forefront of their market this Scottish business is looking to appoint an Engineering Manager to work out of their site in Central Scotland but have UK wide responsibility. This is a truly outstanding opportunity for the right manager to forge and mould the future engineering delivery of this company and be an integral part of their growth and success moving forward.

The Individual
You will be a highly experienced Engineering Manager/Supervisor looking for that next role. With a background in Combustion/Incineration or Biomass but with overall experience gained in Electrical/Mechanical systems. You will have a qualification gained in a suitable and relevant subject. Had a number of years experience dealing with managing engineers both from a local perspective but also form remote locations.

Main Duties Include

  • Proactively seek performance progression initiatives to improve plant, process, people and machinery
  • Planning and overseeing the planned role out or upgrade and new installations
  • Identify, organise, source and use resources effectively to complete tasks (with consideration to cost, quality, safety and environmental impact).
  • Undertake engineering work in a way that contributes to sustainable development
  • Develop a new and vigorous PPM Programme for all sites
  • Work with appropriate bdoies to commission and operate new plant
  • Demonstrate awareness of, and help deliver operational targets.
  • Maintenance budgetary responsibility for site engineering based on core business objectives
  • Ensure all contracted work is minimised and carried out to standard and in accordance with company and legal safety policies.
  • Have a full understanding of individual team capabilities to enable correct allocation of tasks and to aid further development
  • Ensure the team are enthused with an 'adding value' mentality
  • Provide technical expertise to the engineering team and other departments
  • Plan, manage and oversee the daily functions, operations and activities of the team, to constantly improve organisational productivity and customer service
  • Provide the departmental management with progress and projected timescales of reactive maintenance, and reporting root cause analysis of faults after the event.
  • Implement a robust preventative maintenance schedule.
  • Ensure all breakdowns are investigated to root cause.
  • Ensure all engineering activities and Contractors meet and integrate with Company requirements for quality management, health and safety, legal stipulations, insurance requirements, environmental policies and general duty of care.
  • Maintain a secure, robust stock management of all tools, parts and consumables', ensuring adequate stock is on hand/available at all times, ensuring a high level af cost awareness and minimisation.
  • Manage the engineering store, setting realistic stock levels, by working closely with consignment stock companies.
  • Delivery of engineering purchasing, at a highly competitive price.
  • Ensure that all site equipment/tools and assets are maintained as set out in the procedures manual, which will include time scales to the satisfaction of all relevant departments including a mutually suitable time for the maintenance of equipment.
  • Participate in various projects relating to the purchasing of new machinery, improved operations or new processes and produce cost benefits analysis considering implications such as cost, safety and time constraints.

Key Essentials

  • Experienced multi-skilled Engineer (Electrical/Mechanical)
  • Able to manage on remote and local basis
  • Able to take reglar periods away from home
  • Strong change management, leadership and strategic thinking.
  • Excellent people management.
  • Passion for high quality productivity.
  • Coach and mentor team.
  • Adapt from strategy to 'sleeves rolled-up approach' when required.
  • Ability to prioritise and manage workload of the department.
  • Proven project management success.
  • Right first time approach and ethos of continuous improvement.

For further details and an initial discussion about the role please send your CV by clicking on the APPLY button.