Engineering Manager

Stateside Foods
11 Apr 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Location: Direct House, Lancaster Way, Wingates Industrial Park, Westhoughton, Bolton, BL5 3XY

Department: Engineering

Job Title: Engineering Manager

Working Term: 4 on 4 off

Stateside Foods are looking to recruita highly motivated, driven Engineering Manager to join our fast paced, rapidly growing successful company based at Westhoughton in Lancashire, where the company has factory facilities covering 43,000 square metres. The site contains two factories, storage for raw materials and finished goods, and office facilities, to accommodate all aspects of our business in one location. We are part of Sudzucker the 9th largest food group in Europe.

As a company we are very proud of our Investors in People Gold accreditation which shows our commitment to our people. Further to this we strive to manage and drive the company forward through strict Key Performance Indicators and a lean approach which is then fully supported with a strict adherence to our in house behaviour and communication policies.

The candidate will role model our in house behaviours by managing, guiding and coaching their direct reports. The candidate should be effective at building and maintaining relationships with different management teams, whilst streamlining and aiming to continually improve our manufacturing processes. They should be able to engage employees to create an employer of choice culture by using talent management reviews and leading succession planning activities. We expect them to be able to lead processes and initiate plans which will show the utilisation of manpower, equipment and materials whilst minimising manufacturing costs. Budget control regardingmaterials and labour should be managed against the fast moving volume changes to production, whilst also continually striving to improve our safety records and Good Manufacturing Practice / housekeeping in all areas is expected.

If you believe you have the necessary skills, drive and commitment to take on this challenging role we would like to hear from you.

Stateside Foods provides a fantastic environment in which to work and we recognise that our most important resource is our employees.

We offer a large benefits package some of which are listed below:

·Free Gym Membership for you and a family member

·Discount on high street brands/cinema tickets/travel and leisure

·Childcare Vouchers

·Social Events

·Secure On Site Car Parking/Bike Sheds

·Subsidised Canteen

Main Responsibilities:

· To support the Chief Engineering Manager

· Development of the engineering practices

· Resolve engineering issues through the engineering team – Grievance/Absence/Disciplinary

· Implement standards for maintenance of the plant/site

· Management of contractors

· Training of the engineering team

· Budget control

· Promote working relationships between engineering and all other departments

· Promote/encourage continuous improvement

· Ensure all duties carried out with due regard to policies and procedures of company, in particular Health and Safety

·Deliver a seamless one engineering team function across site

The Stateside Foods Person:

·Can communicate effectively

·Be self-motivated

·Be reliable

·A conscientious approach with attention to detail

·Qualifications in a related area (Engineering)

·Knowledge of engineering best practice

·Ability to lead and influence a large team

·Ability to manage and continually develop the team

·Knowledge of continuous improvement

·Effective teamwork across all site functions

Due to the high volume of applications, if you have not heard from us within two weeks please note you have not been successful.

How to Apply: If you are interested in this position please click "apply".

No agency applications please.

Selected candidates will be invited to interview followed by an immediate start if successful.

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