Engineering Manager - Manufacturing site Maintenance £50-55k

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Engineering Manager – Manufacturing site Maintenance £50-55k (negotiable dependent upon experience) plus quarterly bonuses, sponsorship through further training specific to the role, and excellent benefits including pension, healthcare, dental, gym etc (potential for relocation support)

A FURTHER NEW POSITION – due to reorganisation and expansion.  Reporting to the Director of Operations, the main purpose of the role is to develop, improve and maintain the manufacturing process, to meet the business commitments. Potentially working on one major project for the first 6 months, then moving into the much wider remit – an exceptional opportunity for someone with drive, ambition and vision in a role that will continue to develop offering wider scope and promotion opportunities to the incumbent.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Manage the Engineering function in order to provide an efficient service to manufacturing operations
  • Ensure robust and effective planned maintenance and problem solving systems are in place
  • Ensure root cause analysis is conducted for all failures with corrective action plans implemented
  • Identifying and implementing best practice engineering methods and techniques with the aim of continuous improvement in all areas
  • Ensure Preventative and Planned maintenance is incorporated as a way of life – part of the drive to reducing wastage and non-value-adding activities
  • Contribute to, and manage capital expenditure projects
  • Managing & motivating a team of specialist engineers, supervisors and multi skilled engineers
  • Developing and strengthening procedures and related documentation
  • Play a leading part in Health, Safety & Environmental legislation adherence
  • Deliver against KPI measures of safety, service (speed and reliability), quality and cost effectiveness
  • Interface with customers at senior level; customer focussed, practicing principles of continuous business improvement

 

Qualifications/Skills/Experience

  • Degree educated in an engineering/materials/metallurgy/manufacturing discipline
  • Demonstrable experience of engaging and controlling contractors
  • Existing knowledge of, and experience in, the manufacturing and engineering field
  • Proven ability to lead a team and manage managers
  • Track record of achieving targets
  • Must have the drive and enthusiasm to create and ‘sell’ plans for improving engineering procedures
  • Analytical problem solver – able to distil complex issue into coherent solutions
  • Completer/finisher – ability to see the ‘bigger picture’ and think laterally
  • Highly effective communicator with the presence and confidence to influence at top level

 

About The Benefits:  Salary of circa £50-55k, quarterly bonus scheme and BUPA. 33 days leave (includes Bank & statutory holidays),  Sponsored additional training.  Life Assurance, Stakeholder pension (employee and employer contributions), Health & Dental Insurance and more.

How to apply: In writing please with a CV and covering email/letter to our retained HR & Recruitment consultant Lorna@danepartnership.co.uk. Due to the sometimes overwhelming number of applications, it may not always be possible to respond to each one individually as such, if you have not heard from us within 5 working days, it should be assumed that on this occasion  your application has not been successful.

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