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£50000 - £60000/annum C£50-60000 + Bonus + Benefits
Manchester, Greater Manchester
06/05/2019 (14:11)
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“Fantastic career development opportunity for degree educated Senior Mechanical Engineer with team leadership experience”.

C£(phone number removed) + Bonus + Benefits

North West

This is an exciting career development opportunity for a degree level educated and ambitious Senior Mechanical Engineer to lead the plant maintenance and engineering team of a market leader.

The Senior Mechanical Engineer will lead a mechanical maintenance team and will be responsible for:

  • Managing and motivating their team ensuring coordination and cooperation between departments (production, process, maintenance, procurement, senior management).
  • Ensuring the execution and completion of maintenance work carried out on mechanical equipment with the highest level of safety, quality and effectiveness at minimum cost to maximise equipment operational availability.
  • Applying preventative and predictive maintenance practices and contribute to plant improvements including ensuring quality control of maintenance undertaken by sub-contractors (working closely with suppliers, technical centre, and head office).
  • Ensuring sustainable performance which is aligned to plant objectives, values and behaviours.
  • Definition of the medium and long-term strategy for plant maintenance.

The Ideal Applicant:

  • Engineering Degree or equivalent.
  • Must understand both engineering and broader business principles.
  • Highly proficient in engineering maintenance systems such as Maximo (or similar) and also ERP systems such as SAP or JDE, Microsoft Office applications including Excel and PowerPoint.
  • NEBOSH or IOSH would be highly advantageous.
  • At least five years team leadership, motivation and people development experience ideally gained within the process/heavy industry sector.
  • Technical knowledge of industrial raw materials, processing and maintenance management.
  • Knowledge of ISO Standards and certification process.
  • Financial management and budget control.
  • Track record of transformational cultural change, leading by example: innovative, inspirational and energising.
  • Excellent ability to organise and construct the development of a strong team, coaching and building their performance, setting and delivering measurable results.
  • Ability to grasp big-picture and key details simultaneously: anticipating barriers and resolving challenges, achieving things collaboratively.
  • High personal integrity and credibility.
  • A personality which challenges conventional solutions –a Continuous Improvement Agent.

Our client offers excellent development and the opportunity to make a real difference in a business that really values its people.  Relocation assistance will also be considered.



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