Asset Care Manager (Engineering - Factory 1)

£39000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
17 Apr 2018
24 Apr 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
About the Role

The Asset Care Manager reports to the Factory Engineering Manager. You need strong engineering expertise and experience and professional engineering qualifications. The role has no direct reports, but you will achieve your results through influencing others with good and clear communication.
Utilizing your strong engineering expertise and skills, you will be responsible for ensuring all assets in your area are performing to optimum levels and assisting the Factory achievement of our OEE targets. Setting a positive example and owning your area, you will take the lead in identifying opportunities for improvement in people, processes and assets through coaching and development of the production and engineering teams.

Key duties:
Identify and rectify failure trends on all engineering assets within your area;
Apply Continuous Improvement principles with specific focus on eliminating faults, reducing downtime, minimising revenue spend and improving cycle times;
Acquire knowledge from OEMs, Suppliers, Factory Engineering Managers and other staff members to develop your expertise.
Own and manage relationships with OEM's;
Share your specialist knowledge/skills across your area, becoming involved in Factory-wide maintenance activities as required;
Conduct gap analysis and lead coaching and up-skilling activities for managers/engineers/operators/apprentices;
Using engineering skills, work with other members of the Factory Management team to improve performance against measures;
Ensure Health & Safety and Statutory compliance of all assets within designated area;
Control costs by identifying and implementing cost reduction/revenue improvement opportunities;
Support the Project Teams delivering trials and capital expenditure projects in your designated area;
Work with Operational Teams and the Factory Performance Manager to reduce change-over times, improve cleaning activities and maintenance programmes;
Involvement in investigations through customer complaints;
Using engineering skills be responsible for the elimination of waste, reduced environmental impact, consumption of energy and optimization of GMP.

About You

The Asset Care Manager has no direct reports but works very closely with the Factory Management team in your factory. You will need excellent communication and influencing skills as you need to deliver through colleagues working in production, engineering, technical, continuous improvement and the warehouse.
You will also need excellent analytical and problem solving skills helping you to identify issues and opportunities and to propose solutions.
You will need to have formal engineering qualifications ideally to HND or Degree level or equivalent. Importantly you will have experience of time served in engineering 'on the tools' and also have project engineering experience.
You will be a team player, enthusiastic, proactive and energetic and someone who is looking to progress their career to the next level

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