Assistant Engineering Manager

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Assistant Engineering Manager

  • Location:

    Tyne & Wear

  • Sector:

    Engineering & Operations

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Are you an experienced engineering supervisor / manager within the FMCG sector? If so, we are working with a food manufacturing business based in Newcastle who has an opening for an Assistant Engineering Manager. You will manage the shift-based engineering teams operating on a continental shift pattern and will have engineering team leaders reporting into you. •Reporting to the Engineering Manager/ Engineering Maintenance Manager with the responsibility for The Shift Engineering Leaders and Shift Teams •Responsible for engineering permits to works including contractor control and monitoring when applicable. •To ensure PPMs are completed to a high standard utilising the Shire system for accurate planning and tracking. Challenge and improve the PPM with the shift teams. •To coach the teams and develop their knowledge, skills, and standards. •Completion of Piranha Reports for all work completed by yourself and direct reports. •Challenge engineering staff utilisation and completion rates for planned and unplanned works in line with the KPI •Take ownership of countermeasures that have been identified, plan and implement accordingly. •To develop the knowledge of the shift teams and call upon the functional support from the wider Engineering team. •Lead Root Cause Analysis into failures •To develop the relationships of shift leader and production mangers/leaders in the running and reporting of the shift •Support the engineering manager by developing and ensuring compliance to both engineering quality and safety standards. •Develop the training matrix for shift leaders and shift engineering teams. •Lead the engineering teams to take ownership and responsibility for tool box audits, workshop standards and compliance to all quality system audits Experienced required: •Previous experience working in a similar role at a similar level. •Ability to drive change. •Application of CI methodology •General awareness of site services •Maintenance systems (CMMS) •Appraisal systems (PDP’s) •Electrical & Mechanical process •Electro- Pneumatics systems/Hydraulics/Conveyor systems •People management •Preventative maintenance & techniques •Route cause analysis •Continuous improvement •Time Served Engineer •HNC, ONC or equivalent On Offer: •£50,000 - £55,000 •4on 4off – Days only •33 days annual leave Sound Interesting? If you would like to find out more information, please apply with your most recent version of your CV or call us and ask for Iain Shanley.