Engineering Manager

2 days left

Contribution Pension + Death in Service
18 Oct 2018
17 Nov 2018
Nicola Hurd
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time



Salary up to £55K + Contribution Pension + Death in Service Benefits

Our Client is a leading plastics manufacturer with an illustrious reputation for service, quality and innovation, providing customers with bespoke and standard concepts within the food packaging sector.

There is a current requirement for an Engineering Manager with 10 direct reports be responsible for all aspects of engineering, technical engineering and maintenance on site including buildings, services and manufacturing assets.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Day to day management of a multi-skilled maintenance team
  • Provide technical support and guidance to engineers
  • Implement and develop an effective PPM system
  • Prepare budgets and control maintenance spend
  • Co-ordinate all maintenance projects
  • Analyse technology and equipment and resource needs in line with market demands
  • Investigate plant failures and implement prevention techniques
  • Ensuring that all maintenance activity is wherever possible delivered to schedule whilst maintaining safety as paramount and delivered to the quality standards specified
  • Assist in the development of engineering strategy
  • Contractor management
  • Acting in the best interests of the company and the customer by creating and maintaining strong working relationships at the appropriate levels


  • The successful candidate will hold a relevant qualification in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent) and must have a minimum of 5 years' experience in a similar role.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes within the plastics industry is essential
  • You will be a strong technical engineer who is able to demonstrate excellent leadership and project management capabilities.
  • More importantly you must be a good motivator a confident communicator and a have a flexible attitude to meet the needs of the business.

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