Assistant Engineering Manager

Our client is a leading UK company supplying a wide range of consumer food products.  Due to significant investment and expansion in their mid-Ulster facility, they wish to appoint a:

Assistant Engineering Manager      

The role in brief:

  • Daily supervision of the engineering team, prioritising reactive work and scheduling preventative maintenance
  • Manage the engineering team in continuous process improvement activity across the site, for example lean projects, to include OEE, waste, energy and cost reduction.
  • Assist the site in the identification and delivery of performance and cost improvement projects in support of the business objectives.
  • Set a professional standard for the engineering team in conduct, behaviours and quality of work expected.
  • Management of the engineering store, procurement replenishment and establishing and maintaining a stock of critical spares.
  • To be responsible for the supervision of contractors
  • The management of the shift engineers holidays rota and sickness absence cover.
  • To be responsible for performance management of the team and compliance with all company policies.
  • Assist with management of training and development plan for team.
  • To work as a member of a team helping to implement and maintain all company working practices and Health, Safety and Environmental procedures.
  • To ensure utility meter logs are completed accurately and investigate any abnormal consumption.
  • To provide engineering support to the factory as and when required outside of normal office hours.

The person:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ recent relevant industrial experience. 
  • Demonstrate a successful track record of managing and leading an engineering function; minimum 3 years.
  • Excellent people management and development skills, with a positive, can do attitude coupled with strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Confident individual with good communication skills, and have the ability and skill set to develop and support the team. 
  • The drive to be able to make an immediate impact in this area.
  • Candidates must have a valid driving licence.

This is an excellent career opportunity to join a well-established, growing and progressive company with excellent scope for career development. The post offers an attractive salary and package 


You may call, in strict confidence, Conor MacNamara on 028 3025 2407 or 07968 160122 for more information and a full Job Description. O’Kane Resourcing Ltd acts as a recruitment agency on behalf of the client. By applying for this position, you accept the Privacy Policy which can be found at

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