Maintenance and Engineering Manager / Maintenance Manager

Experienced Maintenance and Engineering Manager required in Runcorn. This is a demanding yet rewarding role where you will add value, drive improvements from a performance, quality and cost perspective. You will be joining an experienced technical and maintenance team and will take responsibility for asset management, asset efficiency and maintenance and people development.

Key responsibilities:

  • Respect and drive safety rules to engineering teams – ensure compliance.
  • Execute business plan objectives and engineering strategy.
  • Directly responsible for providing technical support through engineering teams.
  • Organise projects, monitor progress, assess, and manage risks.
  • Manage complete project process for moderate size/complexity.
  • Develop relationships with internal customers and Support Functions.
  • Be a site LEAN champion – continually act upon improvement opportunities.
  • Lead by example and demonstrate effective and positive leadership skills.

Main tasks:

  • Enforce HSE rules as TOP priority.
  • Ensure effective management of engineering / maintenance practices
  • Integrate engineering practices and projects that support Business strategy
  • Continually propose and define new projects.
  • Recommend product / process investment and manage CAPEX process.
  • Contribute to the development of new products (manufacturability, feasibility).
  • Organise the necessary resources to ensure the realisation of project plans.
  • Optimise and monitor performance and efficiency.
  • Manage processes in accordance to LEAN principles.
  • Represent Manufacturing Engineering function within the SIM process.
  • Develop and implement a robust TPM process through MMS
  • Actively involve Operators to deploy TPM activities – define levels of activity.
  • Manage maintenance and technician teams in accordance with production
  • Requirements – set priorities and communicate.
  • Deliver on key KPI’s and introduce efficiency improvements
  • Manage stakeholder expectations with the ability to influence change
  • Responsible for employee training and competence levels
  • Assist R&D to introduce and develop new products, processes and equipment.
  • Utilise problem-solving techniques to aid improvement.

The Candidate

Key skills:

  • HNC,HND or Mechanical Engineering Degree
  • Experience in a Management Leadership role-would consider less for a talented/dynamic individual.
  • Experience in budgeting and cost control
  • Demonstrable experience in project management and delivery
  • Experienced in Lean methodology and Lean techniques
  • MMS knowledge desirable
  • Strong problem solving skills

On offer is a comprehensive list of benefits and a salary commensurate with experience.

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