Engineering Manager

Puzzle Rec Ltd
Northampton, UK
19 Jun 2019
27 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Engineering Manager

Location: Near Northampton

Salary: £50,000 to £70,000 plus Benefits

Similar Job titles: Engineering Director - Head of Engineering - Maintenance Manager -

Role: As a member of the senior management team, the Engineering will contribute to the achievement of the overall business success by providing engineering managerial support to the engineering department and is responsible for the maintenance and repair of production and site services assets.

Engineering Manager Responsibilities
  • Engage as an active member of the executive team to ensure the future success of the organisation, providing leadership and direction to the business
  • Ensure that health, safety and environment of your team and any related duties within your responsibility including contractors and any work undertaken within your control
  • Accountable for prioritising all day to day maintenance of machinery and equipment to ensure the efficiency of production is not affected
  • Responsible for the integrity and maintenance of the fabrication of the site to include buildings and clear areas
  • Lead and manage capital projects from design to machinery selection, installation and commissioning to improve overall effectiveness of plant and equipment
  • Tightly control and monitor all costs relating to all engineering activities to include machinery parts, rental equipment, and labour to ensure they are within budget as well as best value being achieved without affecting quality
  • Ensure utilities including water, gas. electricity, steam and effluent are closely monitored and managed to provide the most cost effective usage without undermining production
  • Responsible for the site being fully compliant with all environmental, health & safety legislation
  • Supervise, develop and train all engineering staff to ensure individual progression and future needs of the company are met
  • Effectively resolve staff issues, liaising with HR and operations as appropriate and ensuring timely communication up and down the line
  • Maintain hygiene standards within plant areas by ensuring regular audits are
  • carried out by Engineering Supervisors
  • Formulate, implement and manage a strategy for engineering and maintenance that is in line with the overall strategic plans of the company
  • Liaise with production to plan necessary maintenance activities and utilise engineering resource effectively by balancing cost and timescales with the least disruption to production
  • Responsible for issuing and approving work completed by contractors
  • Supporting the site director with other related duties as assigned

Engineering Manager Desirable Skills and Experience
  • Solid experience of working in an FMCG manufacturing environment
  • Solid and demonstrable engineering management experience of sizeable teams
  • Knowledge of basic engineering (electrical and mechanical) needs
  • Rational thinking and sound judgement
  • Electrical or mechanical certificate
  • Industrial hydraulic and pneumatic trained
  • Results orientated
  • Demonstrable experience of developing positive and innovative team environments
  • Strong ability to proactively plan and prioritise
  • Willingness to challenge the status quo in order to achieve a culture dedicated to continuous improvement and best practice

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