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  • Location: Flint, CH6 5EX
  • Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 30 days ago

  • Sector: FMCG Services
  • Contact: Laura Pike
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01733 303 373
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Expiry Date: 26 May 2022
  • Job Ref: 608

Engineer Manager

Flint, CH6

£50,000 - £55,000/year

Hours of work – Monday – Friday 8:00am-4:00pm

Benefits include: Summer Fun Day events, Free Parking, 32 days Annual Leave, Pension Scheme, Zing Rewards- An online portal offering vouchers and discounts & Bupa Cashplan.

About the Role

Our client is a UK-wide company specializing in manufacturing prepared foods for the top UK grocery retailers such as The Co-Operative, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s and Aldi.

With three sites and approximately 3,500 employees, the company prides itself on a busy yet positive working environment, a culture of open communication, and a long-standing workforce – 60% of employees have given over 10 years of service. With 300 employees at the Flint site, it is a very fast-paced operation, with an impressive 500,000 ready meals being produced each week.

Main Responsibilities:

  • The daily management of the associated budget for site maintenance

  • Contracts have to be negotiated with Engineering Spares/Equipment suppliers

  • Minimum downtime across the site by using preventative planned maintenance schedules

Key activities:

  • Ensure that the company complies with the statutory requirements of health and safety legislation thus providing a safe working environment for all employees

  • Management of PPM’s

  • To control and organise labour within the department to minimise overtime

  • Manage Engineering Apprentices

  • Establish, communicate and control departmental budgets

  • Ensure that all engineering staff are fully trained

  • Have a plan of action that reduces site downtime, this must be drawn up in conjunction with the Senior Production Managers

  • Negotiate contracts with Air Service, Scales Service Companies

  • Work in liaison with Engineering Spares suppliers so that spares are being held by them and not ourselves

  • Any other ad-hoc exercises as directed by the General Manager.

Key Result Areas:

  • Ensure all breakdowns are attended reducing time lost to a minimum, also filling in all appropriate paperwork Work closely with all the Senior Production Managers to make the plant improvements that lead to quality and efficiency gains

  • To control and organise labour in terms of shift rota’s, holiday/absence cover in conjunction with the Human Resources Department to ensure that agreed targets are achieved

  • Promote a working environment charged with pride and enthusiasm which is fun and rewarding to our employees

Preferred Qualifications/Skills/Knowledge

  • Excellent communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

  • Previous Experience (required to perform duties satisfactorily)

  • Minimum 5 years or supervisory experience within the FMCG sector

For more information and to apply, contact Laura on 01733 303 373 or click 'Apply' today!

We look forward to hearing from you!