Lead Engineer (Mechanical)

South Yorkshire Permanent
  • Manufacturing Mechanical Engineering
  • Heavy engineering industry

About Our Client

Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing are working with a leading UK industrial business, based in S. Yorkshire, who have a reputation for supplying high-quality precision engineered products into a variety of customers, both within the UK and abroad.

Building on an impressive history, they are continuing to grow and are looking for a Lead Engineer, with a background in mechanical engineering, to assist them in driving the business forward.

Job Description

The Lead Engineer will form a crucial part of the engineering team at this S. Yorkshire based industrial manufacturing company. They will have responsibility for leading a team of professional engineers to ensure full support to operational production requirements.

Other day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Provision of reactive and preventative maintenance to a heavy engineering plant
  • Working closely with production colleagues to create a cohesive team
  • Liaising with the projects team to ensure OTIF delivery is achieved
  • Adhering to budget requirements
  • Developing high performing teams
  • Achieving agreed KPIs
  • Promoting best practice with regards to health and safety

The Successful Applicant

Successful candidates will have a strong mechanical engineering background and a proven ability to lead teams. You will provide inspirational management and possess:

  • A demonstrable background in engineering and leadership
  • A technical qualification, ideally HNC/degree
  • Experience of heavy manufacturing industries, ideally machining, casting or forging
  • A successful track record in training and developing talented engineers
  • Experience of managing repair services and resources within agreed budgets
  • A proven continuous improvement skill set

What's on Offer

Competitive salary and package

Lauren Wise
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