Engineering Manager

OX Seven Recruitment Limited
Banbury, UK
18 Sep 2019
28 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
OX Seven overview of the Engineering Manager role:

You will be joining a leading multi-billion dollar business in the food ingredients sector with sites located across the globe. They are experiencing rapid growth with plans to open further sites in Europe and Asia over the next few years. They thrive on creativity and innovation by embracing new technologies to push the boundaries of food science.

As the Engineering Manager you will be responsible for leading the Engineering Department, ensuring the machinery, buildings and working practices are kept to the highest possible standards. A key part of this role will be to define and implement the site engineering strategy.

Your day-to-day as the Engineering Manager:

Manage a team of multi-disciplined staff - ensuring all site and corporate policies are implemented and enforced
Manage and develop the Planned Maintenance programme utilising continuous improvement methodology
Manage Maintenance Technicians to ensure they identify, diagnose and rectify faults/breakdowns in a timely and safe manner with minimum impact to efficiency, whilst also ensuring their work areas, tools and equipment meet Corporate Sanitation Standards at all times
Provide out of hours on-call support to the team of Maintenance Technicians
Compile and manage a critical spares list in conjunction with the Planned Maintenance Schedule
Identify and raise purchase requisitions for parts and servicing where required and submit to the Plant Manager for authorisation
Lead and provide support where project improvement activities have been identified
Liaise with Quality department on customer complaints and non-conformances, offering advice and information when required
Manage and control budgets - reporting on monthly variances

What we will look for on your CV for the Engineering Manager position:

Time served Engineering Apprenticeship
Experience in a similar role working in a high-volume manufacturing environment which includes continuous processes and batch processes - preferably within the food manufacturing sector
Practical hands-on approach
Significant experience of working with a maintenance background
Experienced in electrical and mechanical fault finding
Planned Maintenance systems and procedures development experience
Well-developed and well-rounded management and leadership skills - being a true team player
Proven continuous improvement skills
Analytical and detailed approach to problem solving
Excellent coaching skills with ability to pass on knowledge to a wider Maintenance team and develop their skills
Ability to understand advanced instruction on complex equipment

What you get as the Engineering Manager:

£60,000 to £66,000 per annum
Pension - 6% contribution
25 days holiday plus bank holidays
2x Salary death in benefit service
Health care cash plan
Monday - Friday 35 hours per week (as the site runs 24/7 you may have to work outside usual hours)

We are fully aware that your CV only tells part of your story, so if you would like to discuss the role in more detail, please contact OX Seven for a chat and opportunity to see the candidate brief.

Every application will receive a response (positive or negative) and you will be given the opportunity to question decisions and receive further feedback

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