Engineering Manager

40000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual + GBP40000 - GBP50000/annum
11 Aug 2017
15 Aug 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
Engineering Manager

As Engineering Manager you will be working within an established family owned business and leading supplier to UK retailers and the food service and wholesale sectors, specialising in the supply and delivery of fresh exotic fruit and specialty vegetables.

This role requires a proven Senior Engineer or Engineering Manager with experience gained in a high volume, fast paced, manufacturing environment, within the food industry.

A successful candidate would possess:
- An HNC or an equivalent level qualification in electrical and / or mechanical engineering, or the ability to demonstrate significant experience in an engineering discipline.
- Good communication skills, experience in dealing with other employees and external clients.
- Experience of working on a one to one basis and in team working situations.
- Imagination and creativity.
- A confident, proactive character with an ability to take the lead in challenging situations.
- A thorough understanding of food processing.
- IT literate.
- Possess good experience of Health & Safety within a manufacturing environment, ensuring all employees are operating within and understand the importance of complying with Health & Safety procedures.

Job Purpose:
Full responsibility for all Engineering / Facilities activity across the site. The role requires management of all site infrastructure, buildings, machinery and maintenance and management of a team of engineers.

Key Responsibilities :
- The role will require you to combine the skills of leading, managing, motivating and developing a team of Engineers to their next stage of development, whilst also operating in a "hands on" engineering capacity when required
- Manage projects, contractors and budgets.
- Ensuring compliance with local authority requirements, building regulations and relevant applications to corporate, legal and site standards.
- Budgetary control of all department led projects ensuring best practice with projects delivered on time and to budgetary constraints.
- Responsible for the delivery of engineering services on daily basis.
- Fulfil administrative tasks and provide reports as required.
- Participate and follow all Health & Safety and Environmental requirements that are defined on work instructions or communicated in training ensuring that H&S requirements are met at each site.
- Undertake and participate in detailed engineering design.
- Prepare preventative maintenance schedules.
- Ensure the company is kept informed of important and relevant service/design decisions and the objectives of the company are achieved.
- Mentor and assist graduate / Trainee Engineers.
Commitment to delivering innovative design solutions within a commercially sound framework.
- All other relevant tasks to ensure the continued operational capability of the site.
- Candidates must also possess fluent English with the ability to interpret technical manuals and must live within a forty minute commuting distance from the site and be able to be on site at short notice when required.

Location: Based over two sites - Atherstone on Stour CV37 and Greenford UB6

Working Hours: Monday to Friday 8 am to 5 pm

Salary: GBP40,000 to GBP50,000 p.a.

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