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Engineering Shift Manager
  • Preston
  • c£55,000 + benefits

Location: Preston Role Overview: As the Engineering Shift Manager, you will be a vital driving force behind the maintenance and operational efficiency of our client's food manufacturing facility. You will spearhead a team of skilled engineers and collaborate closely with other departments to ensure seamless production processes, uphold quality standards, and optimize equipment performance. Key Responsibilities: ·     Daily Meetings. Active participation of daily meetings and responsibility for allocated follow up actions.  ·     Responsible for the accuracy of all company information displayed on company notice boards within the Engineering meeting room for the designated area. ·     To plan the Preventative Planned Maintenance schedule for the designated area. ·     To plan PM and corrective works for nights and weekend teams to carry out through the planning meetings. ·     Ensure PM compliance per designated area. ·     Motivation of total team to meet production and engineering targets and efficiencies. ·     Ensure staffing levels are reviewed and managed on a daily basis and escalated to the Senior Engineering Manager with appropriate recommendations in place if required.  This will include holidays, absence and training cover.  ·     The purpose of this role is to ensure the smooth running of all machinery in the designated production area via the Lead Engineers and Multi-skilled Engineers. Plans, organises and co-ordinates the total activities and resources of their areas of responsibility. Responsible for the safety, quality and legality of all products and processes within the department.  Qualifications and Experience: Proven experience in engineering supervisory/team leader/management role within the manufacturing industry, with extensive leadership experience. Strong technical background with expertise in maintenance and reliability practices. Exceptional leadership and team management skills, with a track record of fostering a collaborative and high-performing engineering team. In-depth understanding of health and safety regulations, quality standards, and compliance requirements. Proficiency in implementing maintenance strategies, including predictive and preventative maintenance. Strong project management skills, capable of prioritising tasks and delivering results within deadlines. Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities, with the capacity to liaise effectively with internal stakeholders and external partners. Benefits: Competitive salary package, circa £55,000 per annum. Opportunity to lead and shape a skilled engineering team. Chance to work with a market-leading food manufacturing business. Supportive and collaborative work environment. Application Process: If you are an accomplished Shift Engineering Manager with a passion for operational excellence and a desire to contribute to the success of a prominent food manufacturing business, we invite you to apply. Please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience, quoting the reference CH/TNT/378. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive, we will only contact successful applicants. 

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