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J565 - Engineering Manager - Food - North East

An excellent career opportunity has arisen for an experienced Engineering Manager who is seeking to develop their career with an award-winning food manufacturing company (FMCG) in the North East of England.

An excellent career opportunity has arisen for an experienced Engineering Manager who is seeking to develop their career with an award-winning food manufacturing company (FMCG). Previous experience in the feed or milling industry with experience in process and packaging equipment will be a strong advantage

The successful candidate will show significant visibility within the company, developing new ways of working to improve cost effective plant improvements and will manage a large team of skilled electrical and mechanical engineers.

The ideal candidate will be professional and astute with considerable experience in an engineering management position. Ideally you should either be a time /apprenticeship served professional or have started your engineering career through a graduate program, such as HNC/D. With a good knowledge of both mechanical and electrical engineering you will have progressed you career from a hands-on engineer through to supervision and then management.

The Role Responsibilities:

Lead a team of engineering supervisors and shift engineers to diagnose mechanical and electrical breakdowns, assessing the best course of action and conducting a root cause investigation to eliminate the likelihood of re-occurrence.

Project lead for all installations, overhaul of equipment and plant, working with suppliers to ensure they deliver on time, on budget and with minimum disruption

Lead the implementation of a factory wide PM system using the current Process Control System, and ensuring PM activity is carried out during factory downtime at the correct frequency to an agreed standard.

Effective manage an Engineering team including performance management, training and development

Ensure that all projects are engineered to scope, budget and relevant standard and regulatory compliance.

Fulfilling a key role within part of the site management team, being fully accountable and reporting on assets and ancillary plant downtime across site.

Lead all on site preventative maintenance activities.

Budgetary management/control, responsibility for the day to day management of the site repair and maintenance budgets

Implement safe systems work and managing 3rd party site engineering works, liaising with the operations team to ensure that plant critical repairs minimise plant disruption or managed out of hours.

Upholding GMP engineering standards across site, 3rd party technical customer audits statutory inspections are passed any non-conformances are closed out with root cause analysis to avoid repeat failure.

Continuous improvement of engineering ways of working to ensure improved equipment performance. A six sigma qualification would be desirable but not essential however knowledge of continuous tools and techniques is essential

Lead the implementation of autonomous maintenance deployment process across the site.

Responsible for maintaining and improvement of all engineering assets and developing an asset care strategy

Setup an effective Engineering planning function, leading the development of Job Libraries and codifying repairs

Remuneration:

An excellent remuneration package is on offer to the successful candidate to include a highly competitive salary plus bonus and company pension.

To apply for this new career opportunity:

Please e-mail your CV and covering letter (in Word or RTF format please, not PDF) to johndavies@delacyexecutive.co.uk

For more information please call: John Davies on Office: 01885 483440, DDI: 01885 485523, Mobile: 07980 859953

Please be assured that all calls are treated in complete confidence

Thank you.

De Lacy Executive is the agricultural recruitment specialist in the Agri-Business and Land-based Business Sectors and was established in 2000. We are experienced practical and supply trade agriculturalists who have developed an agricultural recruitment practice based on high ethical standards - we are approved members of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which oversees the UKs recruitment industry (REC Membership Number: 00082047).

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Summary

  • Ref: J565
  • Type: Engineer - Factory/Project, Engineer - Service and Maintenance (Machinery and Equipment), Manufacturing/Facilities/Production Manager
  • Salary: An excellent remuneration package is on offer to the successful candidate to include a highly competitive salary plus bonus and company pension.
  • Location: UK. Willing to relocate to most UK locations, YORKSHIRE/HUMBERSIDE, NORTHUMBERLAND/DURHAM,