Engineering Manager
Competitive Depending on Experience

Engineering Maintenance Manager

Ref: 766| Posted: 19th Aug 2019

Engineering Maintenance Manager

Our client based in Salisbury is looking for an experienced Engineering Maintenance Manager to join their team on a full time basis (Monday to Friday 9am-5pm).

As an Engineering Maintenance Manager your duties will include:

  • To manage, develop and maximise team performance, through the utilisation of sound leadership and coaching techniques.
  • Develop ‘Line Plans’ identifying key areas of ‘downtime’ and remedial actions necessary to negate re-occurrence.
  • Ensure all plant, equipment and ancillary building services are maintained to the highest standard.
  • Prepare team briefs and group discussions to improve communication and motivation.
  • Be instrumental in the effective use of manpower in relation to Planned Preventive Maintenance Scheduling and unplanned equipment failures.
  • Strive to forge strong bonds with operations, becoming more aligned and customer orientated as a result.
  • Drive engineering standards, in particular performance, attitude, workshop cleanliness, Job and tool Audits.
  • Deliver and support site legislative requirements focusing on Safety, Quality and Good Manufacturing practices.
  • Adopt a proactive approach to resolving issues and improving plant throughput on a daily basis.
  • Understand weekly expenditure and benefits gained through the adoption of a ‘Value for money’ approach to Cost Centre Management.
  • Liaise with the HR department to control and monitor absence and capability within the engineering team.
  • Identify and manage cost effective area improvement projects to gain competitive advantage within the business

If this sounds great, here’s what experience we are looking for:        


  • Recognised electrical engineering qualification & mechanical experience
  • PLC & controls experience
  • Proven track record of Front-Line Management within an FMCG environment.
  • Thorough understanding of PPM techniques
  • Strong desire to develop and coach team performance.
  • Working knowledge of Legislative standards within the FMCG environment.
  • High level of numeracy and ability to analyse and interpret data.
  • Proactive approach to Problem solving.
  • Ability to identify and implement Process improvements.


  • Manufacturing systems experience.
  • Project Management skills.
  • Management of financial budgets
  • Working knowledge of improvement techniques used to maximise and optimise plant performance and equipment.
  • Ability to produce detailed Engineering and Process Risk assessments.

If you have the required experience, I want to hear from you!

Just hit the Apply button to forward over your CV for the Engineering Maintenance Manager role.

First 2 Recruit Ltd is an Employment Agency who provide permanent and fixed term contract services and an Employment Business who provide temporary services as defined under the Employment Agencies Act 1973.  First 2 Recruit Ltd will collect the personal details which job seekers provide to us for the purposes of providing job seekers with work-finding services. In providing this service to job seekers we may need to transfer their personal details to our client companies.

Please note we regret that due to the high volume of CV's received we cannot give individual feedback to candidates, if you are not contacted within 5 working days of submitting your CV please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

First 2 Recruit Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to a policy of treating all its employees and job applicants equally regardless of race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, national origin, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, age or perceived age, marital or civil partnership status or disability.