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Engineering Manager

Recruiter: Hays Recruitment
Location: West Midlands
Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 + benefits
Application date: 18th Aug 2021

Our client is a global recognised brand and they seek an Engineering Manager to be responsible for their manufacturing facility. You will have full responsibility for all on-site Engineering processes and will play an instrumental part in driving success, improving output and increasing productivity with responsibility over a team of 30 plus engineers and technicians.

On a day to day basis you will provide Engineering leadership by setting priorities aligned with the key business priorities. You will identify operational improvements, anticipate challenges, and create competitive progress by strengthening engineering decision-making.
Responsibility for staff within the Maintenance & Engineering department.
Offer functional leadership to support capital projects across the site.
Ensure plant, building and equipment on site are maintained through the electrical / mechanical and utilities teams.
Managing improvement projects.
Identifying improvements in existing work practices and systems.
Ensure that health and safety regulations are always met.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the experience and capabilities to develop and train all of the engineering team, to achieve and maintain a high performing team. They will drive a culture mind-set of continuous improvement and encourage best practice activities across the site by working in alignment with process engineering. Maintain staff requirements by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees; maintaining a safe, secure, and legal work environment; developing personal growth opportunities via kaizen and development training; are other key aspects of the role.

You will develop and implement clear and effective PM’s and schedules by using data to identify, prioritise and drive improve maintenance activity, and also implement improvement, maintain quality service by enforcing quality and standards, and analyse and resolve quality issues, identify trends and recommend system improvements.

You will establish strategic goals by gathering appropriate business, financial, service, and operations information, identifying and evaluating trends and options and choosing a course of action. You will achieve financial objectives by forecasting requirements, preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analysing variances; initiating corrective actions.

The client require an experienced individual who is Degree qualified in a relevant engineering discipline who has experience in both general engineering maintenance and project management in a fast paced, high technology and complex environment. You will possess knowledge in areas of automation, preventative and planned maintenance scheduling and have developed and implemented continuous improvement programmes, and be able to evidence management of staff budget control and awareness of Kaizen techniques.

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