Head of Maintenance Engineering

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Job Description

Experienced Maintenance Engineer with Supervisory experience required to provide exceptional management and leadership to a team of Engineers within a global based manufacturer in Plymouth. Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the successful candidate will lead all maintenance activities across the plant, to ensure the efficiency of production machinery. This is an exciting opportunity to join a manufacturer who has achieved market dominance at a period of continued growth. Key Responsibilities will include (but are not exclusive to): * Leadership and Management of a team of 16 multi-skilled Engineers working across a range of shifts. * Working closely with the Operations department in the achievement of challenging, daily production targets. * Planning, supervision and delivery of complex departmental and business improvement projects. * Effective management of key resources including plant, equipment and spares. * Effective management of key processes including TPM, Planned Maintenance and OEE. * Contributing to the development and ensuring the delivery of departmental strategies and objectives. * Delivery of departmental KPIs including machine availability targets. * Developing effective working relationships with external suppliers. * Improving team member's skill levels through effective appraisal and development planning. * Ensuring adherence to all legal and organisational health and safety requirements. Essential Experience, Qualifications and Attributes required: * Maintenance Engineering Apprenticeship / Qualified in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering at a minimum of Level 3 / HNC. * Extensive training and experience of maintenance and fault diagnostics in mechanical, hydraulics, pneumatics, electrics, electronics and PLCs. * Minimum of IOSH Managing Safely or equivalent. * Experience of working within and supervising Health and Safety systems within a Maintenance environment. * Supervisory experience within a fast paced, multi-shift manufacturing environment. * Leadership of an Engineering team. * Minimum of CMI Level 3 Supervisory Management qualification or equivalent. * Training and qualification in Lean business improvement techniques at level 3. * Implementation of Lean systems and improvement tools within a Maintenance environment. * Training and use of formal problem solving activities such as 8D. The successful candidate will be working straight day shift. If you are an experienced Maintenance Engineering Supervisor and are currently looking for a new challenge, please submit an up to date CV by using the 'apply' button below