Site engineering manager

2019-01-11 12:49:222019-02-19 Proactive Technical Recruitment
Job Type Permanent
Location Leeds, West Yorkshire
Area West Yorkshire, UK Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sector Manufacturing - Automatic Distribution
Salary GBP50000.00 - GBP52000.00 per annum + company car, pension, holi
Start Date 11/01/2019
Job Ref 15097MCF_1547210962
Job Views 39

My client is a leading supplier and systems integrator of highly dynamic, automated logistics solutions for warehousing, production, picking and distribution operations. The company designs, manufactures and installs a complete range of solutions, from small conveyor applications to complex, fully automated storage and retrieval systems.

My client currently have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Site Engineering Manager to join our fast growing and highly successful team with a new site set up for an automated warehouse. You will be task with everything from recruiting the engineering staff to total budget control.

The Site Engineering Manager provides overall management for the Resident client site. You Will be responsible for ensuring the smooth day to day running of the site and manage and support the resident engineering team, acting as a key escalation point when required.

You will drive the team forward with a right first time mind-set, using lean techniques as well as traditional maintenance techniques and ensure that a professional relationship with the client is developed and maintained at all times.

The Site Engineering Manager will represents my client in a positive manner that is reflective in their core values.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accountability and ownership to deliver the contracted KPI's
  • Contract management of customers facilities
  • Actively work with the site team to optimise the automation performance
  • Be operationally minded with all decisions
  • Manage customer expectations
  • Ensuring teams are trained and kept up to date on Health & Safety Legislation and safe working procedures
  • Build strong and long term relationships with the customer site teams
  • Identify potential cost saving opportunities within the existing customer sites though using lean techniques
  • Stay up to date with the technical aspects of the products
  • Support future LTS projects as and when required
  • Attend site meetings with the customer as and when required
  • Comply with current QA procedures and documentation
  • To provide effective feedback to my client and the Customer
  • Achieve standards of performance relating to customer satisfaction, technical efficiency and company image
  • Undertaking audits, reviews and corrective action, as required
  • Manage holidays, absence and overtime to meet the contract requirements but not exceed budgetary constraints
  • Responsible for teams appraisals, individual rewards/ acknowledgement, performance management and discipline
  • To be punctual and keep commitments made by the organisation to our customer
  • Form part of the LTS escalation strategy

Key Requirements:

  • Minimum ONC/HNC or Full B-Tech in an engineering discipline
  • Previous experience in an automated warehouse environment
  • Experience of managing a large team within a multi-site environment
  • Proven experience of working with and to quality and health & safety standards
  • Understanding of lean techniques and the ability to implement these techniques.
  • Experience of transferring and knowledge sharing
  • Excellent communication skills and customer focus
  • Operationally focused with the ability to work in a time critical environment
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office package
  • Prepared to travel regularly in the UK an Northern Europe

Proactive Technical Recruitment is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Proactive Technical Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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