Engineering Manager

  • Location
    Whitehaven, Cumbria
  • Salary
    £ 1 - £ 2 / Year
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Industrial and Manufacturing
  • External Reference
    JN-112020-156449


Main Duties



  • Drive the achievement of efficient performance of the maintenance department through line management and personal activity

  • Develop and manage the preventative maintenance system and support budget adherence to provide machine reliability

  • Lead the team and manage according to the companies Leadership standards, fostering a high performance culture

  • Contribute ideas/vision to enhance the efficiency of the business including advising Senior Management on production requirements and potential capital investment.

  • Support the plan of workload and set priorities for maintenance and contract personnel

  • Ensure a zero tolerance to unsafe practices is enforced

  • Maintain housekeeping standards of the highest level

  • Ensure excellent maintenance relations and efficient supplier relationships

  • Ensure that daily, weekly, monthly and annual targets are achieved


Key Skills & Knowledge



  • Significant engineering experience, ideally in a manufacturing environment.

  • Apprenticeship trained/HNC qualification in an electrical discipline

  • Ability to be both hands on and a leader at the same time.

  • Can be "tough-minded" when required and carries sufficient credibility and gravitas when dealing with business

  • Demonstrates empathy and patience when appropriate

  • Can manage budgets within cost parameters

  • Demonstrates key understanding of manufacturing needs in relation to efficiency's, quality and budgets

  • Effective and positive communicator

  • Must have good analytical skills with experience of sound decision making, personally and recommending action to senior management

  • Must be an effective "self starter"

  • Demonstrated experience of change management.


In return there is a highly competitive salary on offer plus benefits.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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Please apply with your CV to: Amy Moore