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Engineering Manager

Salary: £60,000 - £70,000Start date: ASAPLocation: ChesterContract type: Permanent

Job description

Cordius is working with a highly successful and very well-known manufacturing company near Chester City Centre; the company is a global business and one of the UK’s leading building materials suppliers to builder’s merchants nationwide. Currently they are looking for an Engineering Manager to join their team and lead an effective engineering function within the company

Location: Chester
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000
Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm

The successful candidate will be accountable for infrastructure and machinery reliability and availability, as well as quality, safety and cost effectiveness of the engineering function within the business.

Responsibilities:
  • Continuous improvement of overall machine efficiency and effectiveness
  • Development and approval of preventative maintenance schedules, training and oversight along with an effective maintenance system
  • Diagnostics and repair of complex breakdowns
  • An effective and efficient inventory of spares
  • Safe and HSE compliant equipment, services and infrastructure and safe systems of work, working closely with and under the oversight of the HSE function
  • Selection and procurement of sub-contracted services, and oversight of contractors according to a safe system of work.  Relationships with a network of contractors
  • Recruitment, training, motivation and performance management of suitably qualified and experienced technicians in the engineering team
  • Development and implementation of a strategic and effective multi-year capital expenditure programme.  Post-investment appraisals
  • Cost control and cost effectiveness of the engineering function
  • Monitoring and reporting on the performance of the engineering function

Key Skills and Experience:
  • HND in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • Health & Safety qualifications
  • Time served
  • Competent with MS office and Project
  • Experience in lean manufacturing, competent with lean tools and techniques
  • Min 5 years in production or maintenance engineering within a heavy industrial environment
  • ISO 9000
  • Hands-on and able to lead from the front

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