Engineering Manager

Cardiff Permanent
  • Be part of an established site engineering team
  • Leading South Wales manufacturing company

About Our Client

Our client is a prominent manufacturing site situated on the outskirts of Cardiff, the facility is recognised for its state-of-the-art production capabilities and its role in helping client companies bring their products to market efficiently and at scale.

Job Description

As the Engineering Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Establish and maintain good and effective inter-departmental working relationships
  • Management, development and motivation of direct and indirect reports within the engineering team
  • Continuous monitoring of departmental business KPIs related to safety, quality, delivery, cost and people, ensuring the team is achieving targets and working towards surpassing them
  • Enhance competitiveness through leading and driving continuous improvement initiatives
  • Ensure all maintenance activities are carried out in accordance with company procedures and applicable regulations (COMAH site), including long term maintenance
  • Define and deliver the long term strategy for the site in terms of maintenance & equipment investments
  • Ensure the commissioning of new engineering projects (equipment, building work, …) is done safely, on time, on budget and with respect of company procedures and applicable regulations
  • Ensure new products are well assessed and introduced from an engineering point of view (change parts requirements, CAPEX, technical solution to make the product) in partnership with the Industrialisation team
  • Generate solutions through creative problem-solving
  • Be accountable for delivering remedial results relating to HSE and Quality CAPAs
  • Establish departmental long-term goals through forward-thinking

The Successful Applicant

As the Engineering Manager you will be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • Ideally Degree Qualified or equivalent in an Engineering or Chemical discipline.
  • You will be a natural leader with your experience gained in high speed manufacturing environments.
  • You will need to demonstrate experience of managing large engineering teams.
  • Multidisciplinary engineering skills (electrical, process, mechanical).
  • Has a rigorous approach towards enforcing discipline in the workplace.
  • Has a proven experience of effective and creative problem-solving.
  • Good team-building skills.
  • Has the ability to embrace and drive change to ensure continuous improvement and competitive advantage.
  • Experience in a COMAH (Control of Major Accident Hazards) site is a advantage but not essential.

What's on Offer

  • A competitive salary, pension, car allowance.
  • An attractive pension scheme.
  • A supportive and collaborative company culture.

If you are an experienced Engineering Manager looking for a new challenge, we encourage you to apply today.

Mark Hickman
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Phone number
+44 292 064 2034

Job summary

Job function
Engineering & Manufacturing
Maintenance, Reliability
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
Mark Hickman
Consultant phone
+44 292 064 2034
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