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Advertiser: TEK Personnel Consultants Ltd

Job Title: Mechanical Maintenance Manager - Manufacturing
Rate:£50K to £60K Per Year
Description: Mechanical Maintenance/Engineering Manager – Manufacturing - 50,000-60,000

Are you a current Maintenance/Engineering Manager, with a strong Mechanical background?

Do you have a medium to heavy engineering background working with heavy applications and automated machinery with a pressurised production environment?

If so we may have the ideal role for you.


With multiple sites located across the UK and Europe, you will be tasked to oversee the Lancaster based production/manufacturing facilitie. As the Mechanical Maintenance/Engineering Manager you will have full responsibility and complete control of the maintenance and engineering function of the plant.

We have a strong, focused and solid team of maintenance engineers in place, to which we now require a leader to manage and implement new ideas to the business.

The basics:

Work Environment: Medium to Heavy Engineering/Manufacturing automated machinery, clean, warm, modern purpose built manufacturing facilities

Operation: 24/7

Location: Lancaster

Salary: 50,000-60,000
Benefits: Life assurance/Pension/33 days holiday
Core hours: Mon-Fri 6am-3pm/7am-4pm/8am-5pm – negotiable/flexible
Role: Permanent

Background required: Must have previous experience as a Maintenance/Engineering Manager, ideally within a medium to heavy engineering and manufacturing environment.

The ideal Mechanical Maintenance/Engineering Manager will have as many of the following in order to strengthen application:

* Previous experience managing and leading an engineering function within a automated manufacturing environment – medium to heavy ideally
* Competent at working in a management position reporting directly to the board
* Must be an influential Leader and have an understanding of the latest maintenance techniques.
* Good communication skills are essential to implement and achieve business objectives.
* An engineering qualification at degree / HND level or equivalent
* Must be PC literate.
* Competent at leading an engineering function of multi skilled engineers, working closely with Operational Management

Key duties/responsibilities:

* Establish Maintenance Engineering strategies to achieve the overall production reliability in line with the company goals, KPIs and budgetary objectives.
* Manage the reliability of the plant through the in house system ensuring improvement of equipment uptime through predictive analysis and assessment.
* Own and develop the PPM system ensuring checks and repairs are carried out on time and effectively by the shift engineers.
* Carry out Root Cause Analysis or critical plant issues suggesting engineering solutions for major downtime incidents.
* Monitor spares for critical equipment to ensure a fast response to breakdowns.
* Conduct equipment life span, obsolescence studies and develop appropriate upgrade / replacement strategies.
* Promote effective communication between internal / external teams
* Maintain a positive Health, Safety and environmental culture in all staff and contractors on site.
* Coach, mentor and support all team members to optimize their performance
* Provide appropriate training and development opportunities for the team
* Carry out performance reviews and disciplinary procedures are required
* Set and monitor objectives for the team to ensure all KPIs are met
* Manage and control departmental expenditure within agreed budgets
* Further details on the role will be discussed at interview

If you are interested in the Mechanical Maintenance/Engineering Manager role, please apply immediately due to the urgency of this role. If you have any questions at all please contact Matthew Brown/Steve Brown on 01332 360055

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Skills Required: Engineering Manager, Maintenance Manager, Mechanical Maintenance Manager
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date:
Contact: Steve Brown Contact E-mail: Click
Contact Tel: 01332 360055 Contact Fax: 01332 294004
Reference: 898923 Added: 06-10-2017
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