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Engineering Manager

The People Co. / Make Jobs
Co Down
£45,000 - £50,000
Closing date
26 Apr 2024

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Food Manufacturing

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Engineering Manager

Newry Co Down




  • ·        Putting Staff Welfare and Food Safety first in all decisions.
  • ·        Full responsibility for all H&S risk assessments linked to equipment or facility work carried out by external contractors or our inhouse teams.
  • ·        Full Responsibility for personnel management within the Maintenance team so that all rotas and shifts are adequately filled with trained, on-boarded staff members with clear job descriptions and roles.
  • ·        Full Responsibility to ensure that Engineering and Maintenance costs meet budgeted cost standards including external maintenance service providers and contractors.
  • ·        Implement and maintain key performance indicators for the staff members within the department that contribute to the overall business KPIs.
  • ·        Input to budgetary and capital expenditure plans for the manufacturing sites and equipment.
  • ·        Ensure that all factory rules and regulations linked to H&S, BRCGS, Food Safety and staff welfare are upheld by members of the Engineering Team and all service contractors within the factory areas.
  • ·        Work with the NPD team for factory trials and on boarding of new products, ensuring that all proposed products are screened for equipment suitability before launch.

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • ·        Three years management experience in an Engineering function.
  •          Qualified to a minimum of HNC level in an engineering discipline
  •          Proven experience of online preventative maintenance software
  • ·        Budget control of capital and maintenance expenditure.
  • ·        Apprenticeship trained and tested.
  • ·        Experience in dealing with external service providers and regulatory bodies.
  • ·        Ability to adapt to a fast-paced changing environment whilst proven experience of objective delivery.



Good, skilled people are at the heart of any successful manufacturing operation. Investing in the right people will ensure a safe and hygienic environment where manufacturing efficiencies are realised, and customer fulfilment demands are met. Through our Make division, we find people with the precise blend of experience required for our clients’ manufacturing roles. From health & safety officers to multi-skilled engineers and factory managers, our People can help.

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