Engineering Manager

Recruiter
Hunter Selection Ltd
Location
Surrey, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 May 2019
Closes
23 May 2019
Ref
1138638344
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Engineering Manager
Surrey
£55,000
Monday - Friday Days

Our client is a market leader within their specialist industry, with multiples sites across the UK this is an excellent company with long standing job security. They are looking for an aspirational, driven & influential Engineering Manager to lead their engineering team.

Role & Responsibilities:

*Looking after a team of X8 Shift Engineers reporting directly into the site director.
*Responsible for the whole facility & building maintenance you will manage all site engineering activities, maintenance, asset care, machine development, efficiency monitoring, quality control and health & safety.
*Create pre-planned maintenance schedules and drive best practice throughout the organization.
*Create improvement plans, implement and drive this culture day-by-day, year-on-year.
*Have a strong focus on reducing downtime (this site boasts the lowest levels of downtime across all of the sites within the business).
*Provide strong leadership, communicate effectively & be all about developing people to be better.
*Happy to be hands on to help out the engineering team
*Responsible for annual budget control, stores management, CAPEX projects & procurement.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

*Must have come from a manufacturing background - Ideally food, packaging, laundry, chemical etc.
*Be a strong leader - influence change, stand-up for the department and make an impact
*Must have managed a team of at least 5 engineers previously
*Have a proven track record of leading a multi-discipline engineering department
*Man-management skills - This role has a big influence on developing people & providing training to upskill staff.
*Be able to contribute & create long-term & short-term plans for the engineering department
*Ideally have engineering qualifications to HND or Degree level
*Strong project management skills - CAPEX budget management
*Drive continuous improvements through lean manufacturing practices/techniques

Shifts & Benefits Package:

*Salary:- £55,000
*Benefits:- 25 Days Holidays Per Year + Bank Holidays & Company Pension Scheme

Job Reference No: SE14174 / 534

Suitable candidates should apply immediately by calling our Managing Consultant for this vacancy - Ashley Reynolds on or by sending your CV directly to him at

We regret that this client is not prepared to sponsor work permit or work permit transfer applications. Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.
Hunter Selection is an employment consultancy and currently has permanent vacancies for Engineering and Manufacturing professionals throughout the South West & South East of England. If you are looking for work in this area, we may be able to assist you. Contact us directly on and discuss your requirements with one of our dedicated consultants.

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