Head of Engineering
Head of EngineeringWe are currently partnering with a blue-chip manufacturing organisation based in Manchester who are looking to recruit a senior Engineering Manager to look after a large site for the group.The BusinessMy client is a blue chip global manufacturing organisation with multiple sites in the UK and across Europe.
They are a £MultiBillion turnover business and have a fantastic record of developing talent in the organisation.The RoleTo ensure that our engineering and safety systems are used to improve the safety and wellbeing of our employeesLead the engineering team to continuously improve plant reliability whilst working within the agreed engineering budgetCreate, with support from the UK Operations Director, an improvement plan to help delivery of site financial budget aligned with the delivery of KPI's (waste, TOS, efficiency and planned tonnage)Work in partnership with the other key site functions, in particular Operations and CI to deliver the site objectivesImplement and embed engineering Best Practice as described in ME engineering manualProviding/support/maintain all legislative and compliance activity as requiredDemonstrate and role model winning behaviours to support site cultureSupport, motivate, develop and coach the team in order to recognise and reward performance and drive robust succession planning The PersonFormal qualification in electrical/mechanical disciplinesContinuous Improvement, qualified if possibleIOSH or NEBOSH TrainedProven experience of leading an engineering function, driving change management and improvement strategies in ideally a FMCG environment to improve overall site performanceExcellent understanding on equipment reliability with focus on CBMUse of continuous improvement tools and techniquesProven track record of developing high performing teamsExperience of working in a unionised environmentAbility to think strategically to enhance site/cultural performance
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