Engineering Manager

Recruiter
Focus 5 Recruitment Ltd
Location
Wythenshawe
Posted
09 Mar 2019
Closes
30 Mar 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We're looking for an experienced Engineering Manager to run the Engineering division of a soft drinks factory in Manchester. The role with be both hands on and managing a small team of Mechanical and Electrical Engineers.

Candidates will need relevant experience of working in a food or drinks factory and working on conveyor and packing machinery. Experience with food or liquid filling machinery would put you to the top of the list as would knowledge of Siemans or Allen Bradley PLCs.

This is a great opportunity to take the lead role in managing the Engineers and ensuring a smooth operation as the business changes and moves forward.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

* Candidates will need to be familiar with BS7671 regulations - Ideally 18th Edition

* Must be familiar with Programmable Logic Control systems. Seamans PLC currently used.

* Must be familiar food machinery, liquid filling machinery, cup machinery or rotary bottle filler conveyors. Gasti is the make of the current machinery.

THE ROLE

* The Managing Engineer will oversee corrective maintenance tasks and troubleshooting for both reactive and preventative faults.

* The Manager will oversee the work of 3 Engineers and cover their shifts when necessary.

* Oversee and carry out day to day maintenance, strip downs, rebuilds, planned preventative maintenance on automated drinks processing machinery.

* Ensure all items of automation machinery are running efficiently and safety through both electrical, mechanical and multi-skilled maintenance.

* Optimise machine availability to meet all operational demands

* Ensure all Health and Safety procedures are followed at all time by Engineers.

THE CANDIDATE

* Your experience can be gained from any Food, FMCG or liquid filling sector.

* Previous supervisory/management experience is required

* Candidates will need to be familiar with BS7671 regulations - Ideally 18th Edition

* Must be familiar with Programmable Logic Control systems. Seamans PLC currently used.

* Must be familiar food machinery, liquid filling machinery, cup machinery or rotary bottle filler conveyors.

This Role will suit a Senior Maintenance Engineer, Maintenance Manager, Multi Skilled Engineer, Multi Skilled Technician, Electrical Engineer, Electrical Technician or Shift Engineer or looking to join a company offering excellent career opportunities and rewarding benefits.

CVs and applications are being given immediate attention for this role. Please apply ASAP for further information and consideration

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