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Site Manager

Recruiter: Jonathan Lee Recruitment
Location: Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Salary: Up to £55,000 + Pension, benefits, CPD
Application date: 4th Mar 2019

A creative and innovative market leader in bringing new technology to warehouse logistics the world over. Working with our customers all over the world, our client develops customised solutions and are truly at the forefront of industry 4IR.

Employing over 3,000 people across the planet and turning over more than €500 year on year. We believe strongly in uniting technological know-how with a long-established experience in diverse industries to be the key to delivering successful solutions for their prestigious client base.


Due to continued success, an expansion opportunity has arisen for an experienced Engineering Manager or Site Supervisor to join a market leading, global organisation who are at the forefront of the Warehouse Automation sector in the UK today who are opening a new premises in Hertfordshire.

This is a multi-faceted Site Manager job opportunity comes with a basic starting salary of £55,000/year. We hope to speak to suitably skilled and career-focused Engineering management professionals living within a commutable distance of Hertfordshire as soon as possible.

We hope to speak to interested parties who are customer focused, team oriented, organised and excellent communicators with strong listening skills and self-awareness. Possessing proven experience of managing an on-site maintenance team that deal with electro-mechanical, PLC, and Systems Software faults conducting preventative maintenance operations on automated materials handling equipment within a warehouse environment.

Overview of the role

Experienced in carrying out risk assessments and will ensure that the team carries out their duties within a safe environment
Experience of successfully managing a team of shift-based engineers
Complete customer satisfaction
Manage site budgets and associated commercial activities
Ensure delivery of defined SLA
Manage system improvements and installations
Manage training requirements, both technical and regulatory
Develop on-site staff and resources
Increase the scope and efficiency of the Company’s support solutions
Be an effective manager focused on team development
Ensure completion of reactive repairs
Appreciate Health & Safety considerations with regard to risk assessments
Provide detailed reports covering commercial and technical activities
Improve service level through adoption of industry best practices
Manage the provision of quality support and maintenance services of all live information systems
Plan and implement system security policy
Manage and coordinate the daily activities of all personnel
Demonstrable Data analysis


HNC/HND or above in an associated Engineering discipline
Automated Systems background or similar
Demonstrable experience of Lean / 6 Sigma
Manufacturing management experience (preferred but not essential)
Previously managed medium/large teams
Technical skills to cover software systems, server architecture & networks with an appreciation of electro-mechanical installations

Salary package

£55,000/year starting salary
Days – Monday to Friday (some flexibility required)
Employer contributory pension up to 6%
Private flexible health care plan
Company mobile phone
Industry leading training and development opportunities both at home and abroad
Managing a growing team in the early stages of commission through to and beyond ‘go-live’ within a high value, highly innovative, automated warehouse for a premium UK clothing brand

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