Engineering Shift Manager (4 on 4 off)

Engineering Shift Manager (4 on 4 off)

  • Location

    West Midlands

  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £ negotiable

  • Contact:

    Sara Frith

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8951

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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A leading FMCG Food Manufacturer is currently recruiting for a Shift Engineering Manager. The Engineering Shift manager will support the Engineering Management team by providing ‘front-line’ operational management of the on-shift. You will need to be multi-skilled (ideally electrical bias) with proven leadership skills in delivering reactive, preventative and predictive maintenance and have food / drink manufacturing experience. This role is working 4 on 4 off days and nights.

You will be able to demonstrate troubleshooting and problem analysis skills as well as communicating effectively with production teams to ensure goals are achieved.

Shift Engineering Manager responsibilities include: 

Ensure the computerised Maintenance Management System system is utilised correctly to provide engineers and managers information on plant performance and advise where operational focus should be
Assist the engineering management team in driving the implementation, review and evolution of Maintenance and Reliability best practice across the site, to maximise plant reliability, efficiency and asset health
Be the front line point of contact for all operation and services engineering issues during the allocated shift
Responsible for small to medium project co-ordination, such as the project scope, timetable of works, H&S planning, budget allocation and coordination of personnel
Provide technical support to the plant engineers and managers on plant performance, downtime and EHS requirements
Provide the engineering team with departmental Key Performance Indicators and detailed improvement plans and share best practice and benchmarking
Provide the Plant with ‘front line’ operational management of Human Resources requirements, including working time management, shift allocation, performance reviews, absence/ disciplinary issues and recruitment and training
Leadership of a small shift of engineers ensuring work prioritisation and time management
Help to motivate and empower other engineers, helping them reach their potential
Assist the Engineering Manager to ensure safe systems of work are embedded and a safe working environment is maintained at all times

You will ideally be degree qualified / HNC / equivalent, multi skilled (electrical bias advantageous) with proven leadership skills. You will a competent troubleshooter in an automated environment and be used to leading from the front. A formal Health and Safety Qualification (IOSH/ NEBOSH) would be preferred and understanding of applicable Health and Safety legislation (COSHH, RIDDOR, CDM)
To apply please email a cv.

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