Engineering Manager

AVK UK Limited
Chesterfield, UK
14 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
AVK UK is part of the AVK Group, who are market leaders in the supply of valves, fittings and flow control equipment to the Water, Waste Water, Oil, Gas and Fire Protection industries throughout the world.

A vacancy has arisen for an Engineering Manager, reporting to the Managing Director.

To manage, improve and develop the businesses multi-site Engineering and Maintenance teams.This is a strategic and technically oriented position, focused on the performance of the engineering team across the business. The role requires constant liaison with senior business stakeholders and partnering with Production Managers to ensure the smooth running of the operational companies.High level role requirements are to use cutting edge technology, methodology and initiatives to improve on plant utilisation and availability with the overriding remit to ensure our business can continue to deliver a world class product and service.The Engineering Manager will lead a team of skilled maintenance engineers ensuring assets are mainlined to the highest standards and actively seek out new opportunities to contribute to new investments and identify efficiencies and optimisation opportunities for site layouts.This role is a business critical, cross functional across three operating companies and carries full responsibility for building and site maintenance.The senior operator will be expert in dealing with and forging relationships with multiple department senior stakeholders and will be a key member of the Core Manufacturing Leadership Team.

The successful applicant will be qualified to HND/NHC level in a Technical Engineering discipline who has hands on experience of Lean Manufacturing and 5S and have an analytical and mathematical mind, capable of evaluating and solving various complex problems.As well as having the leadership skills necessary to manage and develop a team and organisational competencies and project management skills to keep projects, processes and the entire engineering team on track. A background in a similar role would be beneficial.

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