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Engineering Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH102948
  • Location: England, Lancashire, Blackpool
  • Sector: Design & Engineering, Civil Engineering, Built Environment
  • Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
  • Date posted: 17/02/2017
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Engineering Manager


£50,000 - £65,000

Our client, is an extremely well known manufacturing organisation that has an exciting opportunity for an Engineering Team Leader/Manager to grow an engineering team at their location in Blackpool.

Principle Accountabilities

*Part of the site leadership team, contributing towards wider site strategy and objectives.
*Lead and implement site engineering strategy, drive improvements through Short Interval Control escalation process and use their Engineering framework to deliver continuous improvement within core maintenance systems.
*Continually reduce unplanned and planned engineering downtime and slow running of the site's equipment to improve availability and performance.
*Provide clear and visible leadership to the engineering function in relation to lean deployment.
*Lead, manage and develop the engineering and maintenance team ensuring they have the resources, skills and support required to deliver site operational objectives.
*Ensure the most efficient and effective operating structure is in place partnering with the Site Operational leaders with supporting succession and development plans.
*Develop and deliver engineering annual budget and productivity pipeline.
*Build strategic capital plans to align with directed sourcing model and annual productivity tasks.
Essential Skills
*Ideally educated to HND/degree level in mechanical engineering or relevant discipline.
*Proven leadership of maintenance or engineering function within a food manufacturing environment, ideally within Snacks, but this isn't essential.
*Strategic thinker, with a track record of delivering performance improvements and positive behavioural changes.
*Ability to deliver result, taking others with you via strong communication and influencing skills.
*A technical professional with high level skills in presentation and influencing.
*Excellent problem solving skills.
*Practical executional experience in Lean thinking and application, TPM, RCA methodologies, RCM, Condition Monitoring and other world class preventative maintenance methodologies.
*Experience in strategy development/execution and driving innovation through inclusive and diverse teams.
*Track record of identifying and building technical talent.
*Previous experience with major budgetary control and development of financial plans, including productivity.
*Experience of Computer Maintenance Management Systems

If you are looking to join a rapidly growing company which offers excellent career progression opportunities please apply ASAP for immediate consideration as my client Is interviewing next week.

For more information about this role please contact our Manchester office