Engineering Manager

Engineering Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    General Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £51500 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sara Frith

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8951

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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A leading FMCG Manufacturer is currently recruiting for an Engineering Manager to manage the provision of engineering support – utilising a combination of technical knowledge, management, collaboration and improvement techniques. Reporting into the Operations Manager you will responsible for a knowledgeable team of Engineers, whose key focus is to minimise downtime through preventative maintenance, improve equipment reliability through identifying reoccurring faults and delivering corrective actions, completing PPM’s and ensuring a safe working environment.
You will be managing your budget and monitoring cost, you will identify and deliver continuous improvement projects focusing on improved efficiencies and reduced costs along with ensuing the engineering team develop and grow under your leadership

Engineering Manager responsibilities include:
Ensure the team operates in a safe environment.
Excellent leadership skills and experienced, delivering through coaching, mentoring and developing people to achieve success.
Ownership of effective appraisals and implement follow up plans ensuring the document
remains “live” during the year and adds value.
Lead and develop the engineering team, driving a culture of strong performance management and maintaining clear development and robust succession planning practices to ensure that employees realise their own potential and achieve their business objectives.
Contribute to the development of the operational vision and strategic plan supporting the development of a strategy for energy reduction and equipment utilisation
Work in partnership with the operation core teams, to improve key business results and to develop engineering skills and knowledge within manufacturing promoting a professional manufacturing team culture
Plan and control the engineering budgets to deliver the most cost effective results.
Identify and action opportunities for improvements within the engineering team to promote a continuous improvement culture within the engineering and operational team
Work with site engineering services to meet factories requirements and drive improvements to all energy ratios
Reports on key PPM metrics provided by the CMMS system in line with business KPI’s.
Provide and monitor factory wide support systems for the adherence to Company policies and statutory regulations for health, safety and environment, quality control and customer demand, full participation in both internal and external audits and visits
Reporting to the Site Operations Manager develop and regularly review the capacity plan and to propose investment activities to address any shortfalls to support engineering functions. (Tooling, obsolescence)
Work in partnership with Department engineering teams to plan and support all capital engineering projects to ensure successful completion within cost, quality and time targets
Promote and drive collaboration between other Operational Sites and functions to drive performance improvement through benchmarking both internally and externally on maintenance plans and SMED activities.
Coordinating activities of all OEM contractors including diagnostic visits, technical assistance and analysis of reports from OEM.
Estimating and direct the labour, parts, materials, tools and equipment required to perform the work specified.
Maintaining documentation and review maintenance processes within a Fast-Moving Manufacturing Environment.
Strive to improve the PPM schedules and the reliability of the machinery using TPM best practices

You will be an Engineering Manager Leads by example, takes pride in their approach to work, has a clear, consistent focus on improving ways of working and supports a culture of continuous improvement. You will be used to operating in an FMCG Manufacturing environment.
To apply please call Sara 01516668955

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