Our client, a global manufacturer of plastic packaging products are looking to appoint an exceptional Engineering Manager at their flagship site in Birkenhead, Merseyside. This is a rare opportunity for career advancement in a fast-paced, technically focused, changing & challenging environment where the engineering function plays a central role in the operational and strategic direction of the business.
Salary: Up to £55,000
Hours: Monday – Friday 37.5 hours per week
Benefits: Defined Contribution Pension Plan (7.5% employer contribution) Private Health Insurance, and 25 days annual leave
As an Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for.
- Managing the engineering budget and preventative maintenance plan and will drive tactical and strategic actions to achieve optimum availability of production capabilities
- Delivering innovative cost-effective solutions to all engineering problems and meet repair and service scheduling targets
- Maximising the skills of the existing nine engineers on-site and utilise contractors where necessary
- Setting objectives and monitoring performance against KPI’s including the development of a continuous improvement strategy and performing root/cause analysis to allow monitoring of the success of corrective actions
- Adopting an excellent approach to drive change, manage people effectively, and ensure compliance with all quality, environmental and health & safety standards
- To be familiar with large, 24-hour manufacturing processes, lean management, and process improvement procedures
- Preferably some understanding of extrusion and recycling machinery
- Have prior experience managing a team
- Excellent communication skills are analytical, numerate, ambitious, results-orientated, and a problem solver.
If you would like to know more about the position, please contact the team at Zeus Recruitment, or click the apply button now.
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