Manufacturing Operations

Production Maintenance Engineering Manager

Full Time

Production Maintenance Engineering Manager

Woolston and Segensworth

We have a great career opportunity for an experienced person to manage a team of 12 shift Engineers maintaining our production assets combining a mix of existing and brand-new production lines.

£competitive salary

Job Description

Engineering Manager

The role involves: –

* Lead, manage and support a team of shift engineers including team leaders providing engineering cover up to 24 hours per day within a fmcg environment.

* Develop, prioritise and manage PPM schedules and breakdown workloads keeping breakdown times on key assets to a minimum.

* Work closely with the Technical Director on new asset acquisition, installation and commissioning.

* Manage all team HR requirements including recruitment, performance management, training, holiday planning, disciplinaries.

* Ensure work is conducted within all legislative and quality standards including H&S, BRC and ISO requirements.

* To maintain uptime of site assets to maximise production output in line with our company order book.

* Monitoring of implementation of new industrial equipment.

* Oversee external providers of specialist services.

* Identify continuous improvement opportunities.

* Regular participation in training sessions with manufacturers of industrial equipment (mainly Germany & Italian).

The candidate

* Demonstrated extensive experience within an FMCG manufacturing environment, such as food and drink, chemicals, pharmaceutical or high-volume continuous process manufacturing.

* Background within an electrical/mechanical production/manufacturing environment.

* HNC/HND/MechEng Qualifications (Desired).

* Experience at managing a technical team across different levels.

* Successful track-record of delivery of plans with demonstrated experience of downtime reduction.

* Excellent problem-solving skills with solution-based thinking.

* Demonstrated ‘Can Do’ attitude.

* Excellent organisation, analytical, and decision-making skills.

* Strong communication, negotiation and influencing skills.

* Commercial awareness.


As a continuously growing Company we offer

* Competitive Salary

* Health Cash Plans

* Additional 8 hours pay as a ‘Birthday Gift’ in your birthdate month.

* An additional one-day holiday for each completed year of service up to 5 extra days per year.

* £500 sign on bonus after 6 months of employment

* Employee Assistance Programme

* Subsidised Canteen

* Opportunities for continued career growth in a growing Company.

If this position sounds interesting to you or to someone you know, please contact Tiffe on (phone number removed)

Employment Type Permanent

Advertiser Type Agency