Engineering Site Manager

Avanti Solutions Limited
Derby, UK
31 May 2019
29 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Resident Site Manager, East Midlands Gateway, salary Circa 50K dependent on experience, working Monday to Friday days. The role comes with excellent benefits to include pension, life assurance, private healthcare.

I genuinely enjoy working with this company and this is an exciting opportunity to become part of a new team, in a state of the art automated distribution centre.

The Company: An international integrated systems and solutions provider. Working in the distribution / automated warehouse industry. They design, develop and implement automated materials handling solutions and provide full on-site customer support.

The Role

·To manage and lead a large multidisciplined resident team.

·Provide operational management, ensuring that all Service Level Agreements and KPIs are attained and customer satisfaction is achieved.

·Manage and coordinate the daily activities of the Resident Site Line managers, Resident Engineering teams & support staff, through effective planning and organisation.

·Coach, mentor and conduct performance management reviews with site teams.

·To take responsibility for all installation and commissioning issues, site safety and site administration.

·Prepare and participate in method statements, risk assessments, and client user and maintenance documentation.

·Flexible to perform engineering duties as and when required.


·Recognised Engineering Apprenticeship or equivalent qualification in electrical / mechanical / automation engineering.

·Level 3 Management qualification would be ideal.

•IOSH or equivalent.

•Health and Safety training covering the following disciplines, COSHH, Abrasive Wheels, Lifting & Slinging, Access Equipment.

•Working at height and rescue.

•Clean driving licence.

The Person

•Must have a background of working in the Logistics/Warehousing Automation Sector.

•Must have proven team management experience.

•Experience of managing staff performance including appraisals, recruitment and training plans.

•Proven competence in H&S.

•Experience in managing third party contractors.

•Demonstrable understanding of the principles of excellent customer service.

•Experience working on automation including pallet stacker cranes, pallet conveyor, light goods conveyor and robots.

•Knowledge of software controlled logistic systems and understanding of daily operational problems in a logistics centre.

•A working understanding of Mechanical, Electrical & Electronic technical manuals & drawings

•Development of pre-preventive maintenance (PPM) schedules.

•Basic financial skills for budget monitoring.

•Good level of health and fitness and to be able to work safely at heights

Special Conditions

Working at height, Rescue from height, Climbing vertical ladders up to 40M high.

If you are a qualified and experienced Site Manager with a background in Logistics/Warehousing Automation Sector and looking for a new opportunity, please contact Leona Pinks @ Avanti Solutions (UK) Ltd.

Avanti Solutions offers an individual recruitment service for professional candidates seeking new opportunities within the engineering industry. We also offer a paid referral scheme of £250 for all placements made.

You may have experience of the following: Site Manager; Maintenance Manager; Maintenance Team Leader; Maintenance Supervisor; Engineering Manager; Engineering Team Leader; Resident Site Manager; Preventative Maintenance, Siemens S5 / S7.

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