Engineering Manager

Laundry Recruitment Solutions
St. Helens, UK
19 Jun 2019
27 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Working for a leading laundry technology company that offers its customers the complete product range of industrial washing technology. The company is internationally active in 51 different countries and world market leader in the area of industrial laundry technology.
You will be working as part of a facilities management contract for a brand new laundry being constructed at the moment in St Helens.

The ideal candidate will need an mechanical/electrical engineering qualification and preferably have experience of working in an Industrial Laundry. Alternatively, from an FMCG or high speed production / manufacturing background with transferable skills.

The Role:

To manage the Facilities Management contract in providing mechanical and electrical support services at the customer site. Producing reports and working alongside our customer to provide a safe, productive environment.

  • Report regularly on breakdowns and potential improvements to management
  • Give hands-on and technical support to engineers.
  • Prepare and manage risk assessments and method statements for working processes.
  • Ensure spares are used effectively and maintain spare part stocks and records.
  • Ensure all periodic inspection and testing (fixed wiring / PAT testing / LOLER / PSSR ) are carried out to schedule and appropriate records maintained
  • Submit weekly timesheet to HR/Partner Support
  • Contribute to the Company's continuous improvement process
  • Role induction and probation reviews of new staff.
  • Managing absence and leave
  • Resolving issues at an early stage but handling discipline and grievance disputes where necessary.
  • Supervise working practices whilst controlling quality, performance and costs; and ensuring procedures are followed.
  • Manage on site contractors, ensuring compliance with RAM's and the permit to work system.
  • Recruitment: including review of job descriptions, person specifications and conducting interviews
  • Report on activities to be maintained as required
  • Comply with Company Health & Safety policy.
  • Ongoing performance management i.e. conducting regular job reviews and seeking continuous development of the team.
  • Electrically competent-City and Guilds or equivalent qualification
  • Mechanical Experience including: Knowledge of fluid power systems, hydraulics and pneumatics
  • IPAF
  • Confined space
  • BOAS
  • Working at height
  • ACOPS, gas safe
  • Risk assessment
  • Team leadership
  • Strong communication skills with personnel at all levels
  • Report writing skills
  • Flexibility towards the working hours so that our customers and staff are supported.

If you feel you could be successful in this role, please apply with an up to date CV.

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