About the job

Job Title: Engineering Shift Manager
Location: Irlam, Manchester
Salary: £47,452.85
Hours: 42 hours per week, 4 on 4 off days (6am-6pm)

The Candidate
· Recognised indentured apprenticeship or equivalent qualification followed by several years experience within a packaging industry
· Electrically biased
· Five years engineering management experience within a high speed manufacturing operation
· Proven track record of Team Working and building teams with a continuous improvement objective
· Experience of good manufacturing practice and modern manufacturing techniques and implementation of systems and procedures for improved manufacturing performance
· Multi-skilling and the ability to accurately diagnose and correct both mechanical and electrical faults on packaging machinery
· Able to communicate at all levels
· Ability to maintain a high level of discipline associated with the daily compliance of hygiene standards and the safe operation of factory equipment
· PC/IT skills sufficient to understand how IT can support and enhance manufacturing performance
· Ability to motivate and develop staff to their full potential
· Effective Communicator
· Practical Interpersonal Skills
· People Management Skills

The Role
· Effectively prioritise, co-ordinate and control all engineering related tasks, materials and human resources to ensure efficient continuity of production and flow of information throughout the engineering function
· In conjunction with the Production Management, ensure the continual availability and safe operation of efficient plant and machinery, across all shifts, by the effective implementation, operation and updating of the planned maintenance programme
· To recommend, support and introduce improvement initiatives to improve team performance and to develop a culture of continuous improvement within the team
· Assist in the selection, training and development of all engineering staff, ensuring on a day to day basis their control, motivation and discipline to obtain maximum efficiency and good employee relations
· To develop and monitor a continuous training programme which enhances department and people skills in line with IIP principles and to ensure best management practice in training and appraisal and ongoing development of engineering staff
· Deputise for the Site Engineering Manager in his absence and in the absence of production management undertake the role of "responsible person" for all activities within the factory operations
· Undertake any other duties, which may be required in relation to the engineering and production functions
· To ensure all documentation and record systems are maintained to high standards on a daily basis in accordance with ISO 9001:2008
· To maintain a high degree of both product and personal safety, particularly relating to mechanical matters, in accordance with Company, HSE, HMCE and HACCP requirements within a good manufacturing environment

The Company

PROMAN acts as an employment agency for permanent staff and an employment business for temporary workers. We recruit for roles based in Engineering, Technical, Warehousing, Manufacturing, Office, Logistics and Industrial.

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