Engineering & Maintenance Manager

Job reference: 1615EM

Job function/discipline: Engineering

Basic salary: Negotiable

Closing date:

Engineering &Maintenance Manager

Salary – Negotiable

Location – Greater Belfast



Our client is one of the UK’s foremost providers of precision plastics injection mouldings, servicing clients across a wide spectrum of industries.  They would like to recruit a new Engineering Manager & Maintenance Manager, someone to deliver an effective engineering service ensuring best in class operations and performance in downtime, process and productivity, energy efficiency and facilities.


Key Responsibilities:



  1. Manage all site engineering activities and the provision of site services to optimize operational and financial performance
  2. Optimise manufacturing performance by ensuring all plant and equipment is properly set up, operated, cleaned and maintained to minimise downtime. Initiate immediate and effective corrective action when faults /problems and non-conformances arise.
  3. Devise and lead the delivery of a structured preventative maintenance program supporting the delivery of the overall site performance objectives.
  4. Direct, motivate and develop the engineering team. Develop the skills, competencies and flexibility of the engineering team.
  5. Prioritise engineering spend, demonstrating value for money spend, and a plan of delivery to operate to a budget.
  6. Lead the ongoing implementation and development of company 5S and environmental policy.
  7. Management of in-house tool room.
  8. Liaise & co-ordinate with Design, Sales & Production departments for NPI purposes.
  9. Design and implement a departmental strategy in line with company strategy and using the EFQM RADAR model, review and improve the plan on a regular basis.

The Person:

  • A qualification within Engineering (degree level preferred)
  • A track record within a  managerial Maintenance position
  • Technical experience of plastics manufacturing.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience managing the engineering, processing and maintenance function in a manufacturing facility.
  • Commercial acumen

This is an exciting opportunity for the suitable candidate to develop in a challenging role that is only limited by the candidates drive and ambition.

To apply please send your CV, via the appropriate link.

Alternatively please call Gerry May on +44 (0)28 9062 8877 for a confidential discussion.