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Job Description

Ref: VR/04535

Engineering Manager

6 month contract


We are working with a leading paper supplier and they are looking for an Engineering manager to join them on a 6 month contract.

As an engineering manager you will lead the engineering department and provide cost-effective and efficient service to maximize performance of installed plant, equipment, site services and facilities where safety is front of mind.

Key Activities

  • Set and lead the site engineering strategy in a highly complex manufacturing environment aligned to the 5 year business plan
  • Drive the engineering organisation to world class via an effective asset care process across the site demonstrating an increased predictive and proactive  output and culture
  • Ensure site compliance to all required legislation and corporate standards as well as building robust structures that drive improvements in safety behaviours
  • Leader in key elements of the site safety obligations
  • Reduce energy spend and explore new technologies to reduce energy cost per tonne.
  • Always act and behave in a way compliant with all company guidelines and policies, especially those relating to values and behaviours, environmental health and safety, ethics and codes of conduct.
  • Support the behaviour of working with other sites, sharing best practice and collaborating with colleagues outside of own sphere of business.
  • Ensure full participation in the performance development review (PDR) process and maintain an up to date record of all training and development activities/programs.
  • Our organisation values are:

-               Act with integrity

-               Be open to change

-               Take Responsibility

-               Excel in what we do

-               Work together

Qualifications and Experience

  • The Job Holder requires to be qualified to degree level (Chartered Engineer or membership of recognised business Institution preferred) or equivalent in a relevant Engineering discipline, and have an experience at senior level in the maintenance of heavy rotating plant and equipment 
  • Ideally holds a current NEBOSH General certificate
  • Experience in heavy manufacturing (Paper, Steel, Glass, Board, etc) with diverse set of engineering challenges and responsibilities is a must for this role
  • Demonstrable success / experience driving Autonomous Maintenance/Preventative Maintenance/EEM pillars within a World Class Manufacturing framework
  • Must be able to demonstrate formation of a vision, have the courage to challenge the status quo and the discipline to see it through
  • As a proven leader, will be able to demonstrate a natural ability to bring the team and key stakeholders with him/her
  • Additional qualifications and experience in a second engineering discipline and a formal management qualification would be of benefit
  • Experience of leading in a unionised environment.
  • Experience and good understanding of high pressure steam systems, compressed air and power generation through gas turbines including the legislation.



TEL: 01322 293 286


Full Time


Engineering & Construction

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