Engineering Site Lead

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Engineering Site Lead

Alexander Steele is delighted to be partnering once again with this wonderful business. Our client is a well established multi-site manufacturer. They have asked us to assist them in recruiting an Engineering Site Lead for their site based in Central Scotland. This is a key manufacturing site for the group, and due to some recent internal changes, this role is now a priority hire. This role would be a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Engineering Supervisor or Shift / Area Manager looking to take the next step in their managerial career. You would get a lot of support, and it offers excellent long-term career development and progression. Working Days, Monday to Friday & reporting to the Group Engineering Manager, your role would be to effectively manage Engineering resources ensuring continuous improvement and optimisation of plant and equipment. The Role To manage, develop and maximise team performance by utilising sound leadership and coaching techniques. Develop ‘Line Plans’ identifying key areas of ‘downtime’ and remedial actions necessary to negate re-occurrence. Ensure all plant, equipment and ancillary building services are maintained to the highest standard. Prepare team briefs and group discussions to improve communication and motivation. Be instrumental in using Manpower for Planned Preventive Maintenance Scheduling and unplanned equipment failures. Strive to forge strong bonds with operations, becoming more aligned and customer-oriented. Drive Engineering standards, particularly performance, Attitude, Workshop cleanliness, and job and tool audits. Deliver and support site legislative requirements focusing on Safety, Quality and Good Manufacturing Practices. Adopt a proactive approach to resolving issues and improving plant throughput daily. Understand weekly expenditure and benefits gained by adopting a ‘Value for money’ approach to Cost Centre Management. Liaise with the HR department to control and monitor absence and capability within the Engineering Team. Identify and manage cost-effective area improvement projects to gain a competitive advantage. The Candidate Recognised Mechanical / Electrical Engineering qualification. City & Guilds minimum. Proven track record of Front Line Management within an FMCG environment. Thorough understanding of PPM techniques Strong desire to develop and coach team performance. Working knowledge of Legislative standards within the FMCG environment. High level of numeracy and ability to analyse and interpret data. A proactive approach to Problem-solving. Ability to identify and implement process improvements.