Head of Engineering / Engineering Manager

Fairfax Management Consultants Limited
Caerphilly, UK
12 Aug 2019
30 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Seeking an Head of Engineering position within a Fortune 500 manufacturing company? A large client of ours is currently looking for an experienced engineering manager from a manufacturing background to continue ongoing success within the business.

The role

Key responsibilities/duties include the following:

Responsible for the efficient running of the Engineering department, setting labour, shift patterns, full
control of overhead and capital budgets.

Devise and implement the engineering strategy and taking a leadership role in the development of a
continuous improvement culture.

Driving improvement in KPIs and decreasing all downtime within operations

Control & improve the preventive maintenance plan

To develop and deliver an engineering structure that will deliver business goals and long term strategy

Control all sub-contractors & the permit to work system.

Management of all aspects of building maintenance

To control all relevant health & safety records

Liaise with machinery suppliers to discuss developments in processing equipment

Actively work with all departments and improvement projects

Forge close relationships with all group Site and Plant Managers (best practice)

The requirements

You will demonstrate/possess the following:

·Previous experience as an Engineering Manager in a manufacturing environment

·Experience managing a team of c10+ engineers - Experience of upskilling current employees would be beneficial

·Demonstrable experience of continuous improvement practices

·Experience/ability to drive improvement in KPIs and decreasing all downtime within operations

·Effective communicator with the ability to interact and engage with varying levels of seniority

·Ability to travel

If you are motivated to join a great company, please apply today.

Important information

Reference number:7500

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