We have a fantastic opportunity for an Engineering Manager to join one of Europe’s largest speciality food producers.
We are looking for a strategic leader who can quickly put their methods into place and lead a site Maintenance department alongside a Production Department, whilst encouraging and maintaining a culture of continuous improvement throughout their span control.
The Engineering Manager will lead technical engineering performance reviews and continuous improvement activities. This role reports to the General Manager and is a key active member of Site Leadership Team (SLT).
To establish and manage a full preventative maintenance program across the site.
Ensure that all maintenance works are recorded accurately and timely into the computerised maintenance system.
Keep abreast of current and future legislative requirements and ensure business standards compliance.
To identify and implement continuous improvement activities across the site to increase equipment efficiency and availability in conjunction with production.
Ensure all work undertaken and equipment is maintained in a safe and efficient manner, following any necessary standards and guidelines.
Plan, layout and assign work for functional areas of responsibility.
Oversee the development and maintenance of staff competence.
Maintain good housekeeping conditions and ensure staff and contractors' conformance to safety, hygiene and sanitation rules.
Develop and present a detailed annual budget for all areas of relevant expenditure.
Develop and monitor formal control programmes to track and regulate repair costs and spare part inventories.
Work with corporate engineering personnel to design, plan, schedule and complete Capital Improvement Projects to time and anticipated benefits.
Be an ambassador for Health and Safety and ensure compliance for quality, health and safety
Perform such administrative functions as are consistent with a role of this nature.
3-5 years of relevant management experience within a food process, bottling, liquid filling and/or consumer goods manufacturing /packaging environment.
Professionally Qualified Engineer.
Strong mechanical ability and a working knowledge of electrical, mechanical and PLC systems are required. Demonstrated ability to apply and conduct root cause analysis techniques and resolve problems essential.
Computer proficiency in Word, Excel, Internet, e-mail and database systems is desirable.
Working knowledge of computerised preventative maintenance programs experience are highly desirable.
Must have a strong floor presence and be able to interact effectively with people at all levels.
Commitment to excellence and high standards. Commitment to company values.
Proven leadership with a demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others. Business acumen skills.
Ability to organise and manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
Problem analysis and problem resolution at both a strategic and functional level.
Technical skills in engineering management, quality assurance and costing.
Good judgement with the ability to make timely and sound decisions.
Creative, flexible and innovative team player.
Strong organisational skills.
Strong customer orientation.
Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.
Knowledge of employee training and development needed for completion of projects.
Effective level of interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
Ability to persuade and influence others to assist with and complete projects.
What’s on offer?
Competitive industry salary
Life Assurance 4x salary
Rewards Online Discount
Annual holiday entitlement is 25 days plus statutory holidays
If you are interested in this position, then please forward a copy of your most up-to-date CV to Simon Norris.
Due to the high number of applications, if you have not been contacted within the first 5 days your application has not been suitable.