Engineering Manager ??? Manufacturing

County of Herefordshire
50000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual + GBP50000/annum bonus + excellent benefits
04 Aug 2017
01 Sep 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
Engineering Manager - Heavy Industrial

GBP55,000 + excellent bonus & benefits


* Degree educated in an engineering discipline
* This role will suit someone keen to find an opportunity in a business that offers genuine, realistic and proven career progression by means of succession planning
* 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


* 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 mange 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