Engineering Manager

Whaley Bridge

£50,000 - £55,000

Permanent, Full-Time

12th April 2022

An opportunity has become available for an experienced Engineering Manager to join a market leading manufacturer based in Whaley Bridge, High Peak. Your role will involve leading a team of five Technicians and overseeing both mechanical and electrical maintenance on filling, labelling, and packaging equipment

What’s on offer?

  • £50,000 – £55,000 per annum + management bonus
  • Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm / 4:00 pm finish Friday
  • 30 days holidays (including banks) rising with length of service
  • Company product allowance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Onsite / offsite training

What will you be doing as an Engineering Manager?

  • Managing and coordinating planned preventative maintenance, installations and breakdowns of equipment
  • Creating, submitting, and tracking the relevant CAPEX documentation to ensure that all projects are delivered within budget and best overall value
  • Maintaining, servicing, repairing, operating and designing of production equipment and services
  • Assessing and communicating project status, escalating potential risks and delays to multiple teams and leaders
  • Carrying out audits and checking maintenance standards, stock control etc.
  • Owning end-to-end for large-scale manufacturing projects
  • Working with a range of engineering materials including stainless steel, aluminium, galvanised steel, PTFE, PVC, PVDF, titanium, PE, PP, chlorinated rubbers, epoxy materials etc
  • Leading critical path items, providing innovative solutions to resolve issues
  • Preparing and conducting weekly meetings with internal teams and external vendors to plan and track deliverables

What do you need?

  • Bachelor or master’s degree in engineering or related discipline
  • Working knowledge of engineering systems, PPM, CMMS, Permit to work etc
  • Knowledge of mechanical / electrical / pneumatic installations, chemical pipe systems, water pipes, air pipes, pumps, control systems, conveyors, motors, gearbox etc.
  • Proven technical leadership and project management experience in development and implementation of engineering projects
  • The ability to lead internal teams and manage vendor relations

 What’s nice to have?

  • Working knowledge using MS Excel, AutoCAD, and related software
  • Experience working with chemicals and professional hygiene products
  • Knowledge of legislative requirements on site LOLER, DSEAR, COMAH etc.

If you’re interested in joining a market leading manufacturer in the High Peak as a highly valued Engineering Manager, then apply today for consideration or speak to Gail at KPJ Group for more information.

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