Engineering Manager

Posted 2 weeks ago by Zeus Recruitment Ltd

CH41, Birkenhead, Metropolitan Borough of Wirral
£50,000 - £55,000/annum 25 days annual leave
2 weeks ago
Zeus Recruitment Ltd

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 driving 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 utilising 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

Required experience

  • 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
  • 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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