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Engineering & Maintenance Manager - Food Manufacturing

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  • Sector:

    Manufacturing and Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Carl Costigan

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  • Published:

    19 days ago

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a Global Leading Food Manufacturing business in the West Midlands. In this role you will have full responsibility and accountability for the Engineering function on site. They are seeking a natural leader who can hit the ground running and someone who is seeking to make an impact in their next role.

Your first action in this position will be to review the engineering department on site and identify potential improvements that can be made.

Key Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for leading and motivating the engineering team ensuring that all KPI's are hit.
Develop engineering procedures and ensure compliance with hygiene and other important standards
Lead and deliver on capital projects which will vary in size in order to deliver growth and improvements in the business
Plan and deliver equipment maintenance when necessary and ensure that all engineering tasks are carried out in a quick and cost effective manner
You will manage spend within Engineering & Maintenance
Work alongside other teams to identify and implement cost savings
You will manage the capital forecast which you will update on a monthly basis.

Key Requirements:

Ideally will be degree level educated in Engineering related discipline
Strong experience working within a Manufacturing environment (Food OR FMCG ideally)
Must be experienced working in an environment where Hygiene is highly important
Project Management Experience
Strong Influencer & Leader
Understanding/Qualification in 5s, Six Sigma or LEAN would be an advantage

Contact - Carl Costigan

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