Assistant Engineering Manager

Candidate Source Ltd
11 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Job Description A nationwide, successful food manufacturer based in Shropshire is seeking an Assistant Engineering Manager who is ready to take a step upwards and who has experience of working in the food sector and who is able to manage multi skilled / disciplined teams of staff.
The company is part of a national food manufacturing business with sites across the UK. From this site, the production outputs have more than doubled over the past 3 years and as such there are plans to create a new site and extend the current facilities. There will be state of the art facilities and machinery in place and market leading training. The company is able to boast a rewarding career, market leading training and development and a competitive salary and package.

As the Assistant Engineering Manager, your duties will be to:

• Manage / maintain / monitor and improve upon the Key Performance Indicators and standards expected.
• Ensure that Shift Supervisors understand the production plans for the day and the implication of this for setting up the machinery, the start up checks, preparation and ensuring that the correct stores, ink, sleeves etc are installed in the machine ready for the production run.
• Communicate proactive planned preventative maintenance to the Shift Supervisors and ensuring they have a sound understanding of standards to be achieved.
• Record, monitor and manage effective budgetary control and ensure reporting of this to the relevant departments and Managers.
• Implement contingency plans to ensure issues do not re-occur and budgets are maintained.
• Attend and report any relevant issues at daily maintenance meetings, suggesting improvements and chairing meetings to ensure all the Shift Supervisors understand the action to be taken on the issues that are raised as a consequence.
• Attend the daily factory meeting and report any issues in a professional constructive manner, follow up any consequential action and delegate to the Shift Supervisors.
• Organise and allocate tasks, responsibilities, reactive and proactive requirements to the Engineering Shift Supervisors.
• Regularly monitor and evaluate current systems and procedures, identifying areas for improvement and make recommendations for change.

To be a successful Assistant Engineering Manager you will have the following skills and experience:

• Previously worked as a Supervisor, Manager, Time served engineer, Electrical Engineer.
• Ideally worked within the food manufacturing sector.
• Be a time served electrically biased engineer who has supervised teams of staff and an engineer who is ambitious.
• Highly motivated, have a motivational and all-inclusive management style and ideally always looking for better ways of working.
• Time served and 17th edition qualified.
In return, the Assistant Engineering Manager will receive a salary of GBP36,000 - GBP45,000 per annum.

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