Engineering Manager

Location: Stalybridge, Greater Manchester
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £65000.00 per annum
Contact: Jamielea Howard
Call: Jamielea
Reference: BBBH5516_1647595445
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Engineering Manager



Days Only (Mon-Fri)

proud to be representing this global manufacturing business in their search for an Engineering Manager to work at their facility based near Stalybridge

Performance Objectives

  • The role holder will set the strategic plan and direction for the Engineering function using six sigma lean principles to support delivery of world class manufacturing in engineering. Inspiring the team to successfully deliver KPI's and business objectives through an honest and transparent style of leadership.
  • Contributing to securing the continuity of production flow and capabilities of the plant through reduction to the optimal level of downtime and machine stoppages.
  • The role holder will create clear role profiles, outlining key responsibilities to drive accountability of team members whilst ensuring that maintenance engineers are adequately trained to complete all required tasks through clear and effective communication.
  • The role holder must be confident to lead, direct, empower, support and delegate tasks to engineering team members. Liaise with Supervisors and Managers to keep them updated with maintenance downtime plans that may impact production targets.
  • Manage and oversee the engineering department's resources to effectively support production and plant's infrastructure.
  • Design the internal maintenance procedures and tools to ensure that all repairs and maintenance works are performed at the highest quality level and cost effectively
  • Design and execute the preventive maintenance works' schedules
  • Active involvement in negotiations of the service contracts and overseeing their execution
  • Oversee the department performance through constant budget control and collecting feedback from the beneficiates of the engineering team's works
  • Advise the site production management on improvement opportunities in terms of machinery utilization and maintenance
  • Design and execute the educational program for the production operators on basics machinery repairs and maintenance works

Person Specification

  • Technical Honours Degree or equivalent
  • Previous maintenance experiences in a manufacturing environment, preferably a high degree of automation and batch production.
  • Previous leadership and management experience.
  • Demonstrates strong leadership capabilities
  • Confident to challenge and support where required
  • Invests time in all areas to develop a site understanding of technical requirements
  • Knows when to escalate an issue to Site Senior Managers or leadership team
  • Communicates in a factual way to the correct stakeholders
  • High degree of innovation is required to ensure minimum cost solution to problems, an inherent requirement of maintenance function.
  • Forward assessment for economies in energy requirements, shift pattern for utilisation of labour and new equipment.
  • Lean Techniques /Six Sigma


Please send your CV and call Jamielea at gap technical on 01925 406 525

If you have any questions or are interested in any other opportunities we may have, please do not hesitate to contact on 01925 406 525

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Closing Date: 18/04/2022

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