Assistant Engineering Manager (1625)

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.  This includes full ownership of the creation and close out of each PM.
  • 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, ensuring they are working in accordance with our Health and Safety practices and procedures including the completion of all relevant paperwork.
  • 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 attend daily factory production review meetings and prioritise engineering tasks accordingly.
  • 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 cover as required for the engineering manager.
  • To provide engineering support to the factory as and when required outside of normal office hours.
  • To perform any other duty as directed by line management.

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, Greg Quinn on 028 3025 2407 or 07900 361608 for more information and a full Job Description.

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