Site Engineering Manager ??? Food Industry

West Midlands Region
55000.00 - 65000.00 GBP Annual + GBP55000 - GBP65000/annum + great benefits
13 Apr 2018
11 May 2018
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Site Engineering Manager - Food Industry
Location: East Midlands
Salary: GBP55-65,000 + benefits

Would you like to work for a fast moving, forward looking company that can offer you a fantastic career move?

Our Client is seeking a high performing Site Engineering manager who is looking for a new challenge. Driving success through their people and achieving great results, the successful candidate will be based at a large scale fast pace food manufacturing site.

In this critical role you will be responsible for developing and leading the engineering and maintenance team in the execution of the site engineering strategy. The primary focus is ensuring that the site is continuously improving the availability of plant and equipment, and ensuring that they manufacture quality products in a safe and cost effective way.

The Site Engineering manager is a member of the site leadership team and as such has a leadership role to perform requiring a range of leadership skills and is expected to contribute towards the wider site agenda.

This is a significant role which will require a passion for leading people and working cross functionally.

The role:

Part of the site leadership team, contributing towards wider site strategy and objectives.
Lead and implement site engineering strategy, drive improvements through Short Interval Control escalation process and use the Engineering framework to deliver continuous improvement within core maintenance systems.
Continually reduce unplanned and planned engineering downtime and slow running of the site's equipment to improve availability and performance as measured by OEE.
Provide clear and visible leadership to the engineering function in relation to lean deployment.
Lead, manage and develop the engineering and maintenance team ensuring they have the resources, skills and support required to deliver site operational objectives.
Ensure the most efficient and effective operating structure is in place partnering with the Site Operational leaders with supporting succession and development plans.
Develop and deliver engineering annual budget and productivity pipeline.
Build strategic capital plans to align with directed sourcing model and annual productivity tasks.
Manage the internal and external engineering budget
The person:
Ideally educated to degree level in a relevant engineering discipline
Proven leadership of maintenance or engineering function within a food manufacturing environment is essential.
Strategic thinker, with a track record of delivering performance improvements and positive behavioural changes.
Ability to deliver result, taking others with you via strong communication and influencing skills.
A technical professional with high level skills in presentation and influencing.
Excellent problem solving skills.
Practical executional experience in Lean thinking and application, TPM, RCA methodologies, RCM, Condition Monitoring and other world class preventative maintenance methodologies.
Experience in strategy development/execution and driving innovation through inclusive and diverse teams.
Track record of identifying and building technical talent.
Previous experience with major budgetary control and development of financial plans, including productivity.
Experience of Computer Maintenance Management Systems
To apply please email your CV