Engineering Manager

Posted 12/11/2021 by eTalent


Engineering Manager

Our client is one of the UK's largest producers of corrugated packaging for the Trade. They have a vision of being recognised as market leaders by their customers, who describe them as indispensable. Customer service and quality are place at the heart of how they run their business.

They currently have a vacancy for an Engineering Manager.

Reporting to the Plant Manager, the successful candidate be responsible for leading and implementing the sites maintenance strategy for both planned and preventative maintenance. They will line manage the Engineering Team, providing technical leadership and supporting skills development/knowledge within the team.

Key responsibilities will include:

Driving a culture of health and safety within the Plant by acting as a role model, ensuring that risk assessments and safe systems of work in area of responsibility are up to date.

Taking an active role in the development of the maintenance strategy for the Norwich sites and to ensure this is implemented within the Plant within the appropriate timescales, budget and resource constraints.

Providing technical leadership for all capital expenditure and projects including undertaking preliminary studies to establish the likely cost of engineering projects and the subsequent planning, organizing and management of such projects.

Full people management responsibility for the site based Engineering Team. 

Ensure effective communication processes are in place to keep employees up to date with business performance and to ensure opportunities for giving and receiving feedback.

The ideal candidate will be an electrically biased multi-skilled engineer with leadership and management experience and/qualifications.

To be successful in this role, candidates will need to demonstrate:

  • Previous maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably a high degree of automation and batch production
  • Technical knowledge of drives/PLC’s
  • Experience of people management – with a people focused leadership style
  • Experience of delegated aspects of budget management
  • Good organisational skills with an ability to manage own and others workload and priorities, including working under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written including one to one and group meetings and presentations
  • An ability to problem solve through to root cause
  • Experience in Lean methodology and tools
  • An ability to influence key stakeholders with experience of driving and managing change
  • A high degree of resilience

In return, our client offers:

  • A competitive salary
  • 25 days, plus 8 Bank Holidays, of annual leave, per year
  • Workplace pension
  • Regular bespoke training

The Engineering Manager role is a critical position for the site.and follow the on-line application process.

The closing date for applications is 26th November 2021.


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