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Engineering Manager

Manpower Ireland
Closing date
20 Jun 2024

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Engineering & Manufacturing Facilities Manager

The purpose of the Engineering Manager role is to manage, lead and motivate the Engineering team, to ensure our plant is the leading plant in our delivery of top quality and efficient production. The role of the Engineering Manager will also be to support a safe manufacturing process, while engaging closely with the production and quality teams.

This role will be responsible for both the day-to-day management and coordination of engineering support within the plant, as well as being a leader and key player for Engineering projects and plant improvement initiatives.

Duties and responsibilities as part of this role include:

  • To provide technical engineering leadership in product and process matters
  • To plan schedule all engineering work, ensuring continual prioritisation and re-prioritisation of work and activities, fostering a proactive culture within the team, while remaining reactive and supportive of adaptability.
  • Implement robust systems to enhance the reliability of manufacturing processes, participating in the continuous development of systems, including the revision of standard operating procedures (SOP's), scheduling and workflow development.
  • To engage in data-driven identification of areas for improvement and drive continuous enhancement in process performance.
  • Problem solve to solution level, with a structured approach, using the team, complete all associated planning and design validation activity required to achieve the desired outcome.
  • Deliver solutions to enhance product reliability and process capability.
  • Establish and maintain an effective engineering and maintenance management system (COSWIN), following best practices to achieve organisational objectives.
  • Lead projects to drive continuous improvement in key metrics in alignment with Lean, 6 Sigma, Design Robustness and Problem-Solving Principles
  • Ensure that engineering & safety standards, including all electrical standards, are maintained to legal and company standards.
  • Management and maintenance of all manufacturing equipment in line with industry standards and requirements, and in line with customer needs.
  • Work with manufacturing operations to improve and manage plant OEE, maintaining ownership of reporting on same.
  • Analysing operational results through the analysis of downtime, spoilage and efficiency, to manage engineering solution to improve the plants performance.
  • Identify areas of problems/opportunities in existing equipment.
  • Work with the Engineering team to develop and improve the procedural documentation for Engineering actions, tasks, maintenance activities and breakdowns.
  • Liaise with vendors in procuring and improving equipment and services.
  • Manage and improve the preventative maintenance system.

Skills Required

  • Ability to act decisively and act on Engineering matters arising.
  • Solution orientated - approaching challenges with a positive outlook.
  • Strong experience in systems & IT skills are essential.
  • Attention to detail to ensure Engineering objectives and solutions meet the needs of the business, while also considering the needs of the customer.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with your team, managers and external parties.
  • Ability to work under pressure and motivate others to meet deadlines & comply with policies and initiatives.
  • Ability to work in a logical, systematic manner.
  • Planning, Organisation and communication.
  • Ability to adapt and react to a fluid working environment.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelors Level Degree or equivalent in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering.
  • Minimum five years' experience in a management role - people and project management experience is essential.
  • Experience in a high speed manufacturing environment is required.
  • Proven experience in planning, problem solving, with knowledge of continuous improvement methodologies and delivery of same.
  • Strong communication, inter-personal and time-management experience is essential.

KPI's of the Role

  • Compliance and adherence to all legislative and safety obligations and regulations.
  • Plant OEE ratings and scores - effective management of all responsible contributing factors to OEE.
  • Delivery of Projects in line with timelines and planned outcomes.
  • Ensuring that all administrative records for the department are maintained and up to date.

Dont hesitate to reach out for more information on this great opportunity.


Company info
01 6455200
The Iconic Building
St Stephens Green
Dublin 2

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