Head of Engineering

Location
Chester
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
22 Feb 2018
Closes
22 Mar 2018
Ref
13900069/001
Contact
Tom Bostock
Function
Engineering
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent


This is a great opportunity for an experienced Head of Engineering / Chief Engineer / Engineering Manager to join a large manufacturing group.

Client Details

Our client is a well known brand and part of a large food manufacturing group. They have multiple sites in the UK and are currently driving the business forward with big plans for 2017.

Description

Responsibility for all site machinery including steam boilers, water treatment etc
Assist employees in diagnosing malfunctions in machine and equipment.
Suggest changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department and/or maintenance crews.
Analyse and resolve, repair, construction and/or equipment modification problems or assist employees and/or contractors in solving related problems
Interpret specifications, blueprints and job orders to employees and outside contractors.
Establish or adjust work procedures to meet project and production schedules.
Recommend measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of product.
Confer with managers and supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments relative to maintenance and construction projects.
Inspect, plan and evaluate use of space and facilities.
Plan, budget and schedule facility modifications including cost estimates, bid sheets, layouts and contract for construction and acquisitions.

Profile

Time served engineer

3 years engineering management experience

FMCG / Food / fast paced manufacturing experience

Ideally some lean manufacturing skill set

Job Offer

A highly competitive salary

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