Engineering Manager

Location UK / Downpatrick Area

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary £75000 - 85000

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1387412

 Job Description

Engineering Manager

At Finnebrogue we are experiencing unrivalled growth. We are searching for candidates who wish to be part of a growing and thriving business, where you can be the best you can ever be.

We are in the process of opening an additional facility, and are therefore searching for an Engineering Manager to manage the engineering function on our existing sausage site. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced production professional to join a company which will reward the successful candidate with long term career opportunities and an excellent benefits package.

Job Purpose:

Reporting to the Site Operations Director, the role will lead a multifunctional team of 12 across engineering and site services, structuring and empowering the team to deliver operational improvements as well as shape and deliver the engineering strategy for the site. As expected the role will have a wide remit to develop the function and ensure the team are well placed to deliver the day to day maintenance improvement plans, in addition to project managing exciting CAPEX investment to ensure our site remains ‘best in class’ within our sector.

The Role:

  • To take responsibility for the Engineering function for the site, working closely with the Operations Manager to continue in the development of the engineering team
  • You will be responsible for maintenance for all site plant, machinery and buildings in line with required standards through effective application of the Total Preventative Maintenance system
  • Introducing improvements to improve reliability, compliance and efficiency
  • Management of engineering KPIs and strategy to generate improvements.
  • Reduce downtime & improve factory efficiencies by adhering to an up-to-date preventative maintenance program
  • Take responsibility for planning and executing Engineering Projects.
  • To promote and comply with legislative and business compliance standards including health and safety, environmental and technical.

The Candidate:

  • The ideal candidate will be an experienced Engineering Manager or Maintenance Engineering Manager with substantial experience within either the food & drink , FMCG or industrial manufacturing sectors.
  • Candidates will need highly effective leadership and motivational skills with relevant experience of managing and developing multi-disciplined teams whilst delivering projects on time and on budget.
  • You will also need a proven track record of influencing the site strategy and delivering change to raise standards and evolve the continuous improvement culture.

In return, you will receive a highly competitive salary and attractive benefits package with the opportunity to make a difference and be recognised and rewarded for your achievements.

If you are interested in the exciting opportunity, please apply today for immediate consideration.