Engineering Shift Manager job at ESB Recruitment

Engineering Shift Manager

Company: ESB Recruitment

Location: Tamworth UK

Date Posted:Mar 18, 2013

Strong ‘people manager’ required to join a new fully automated site on the outskirts of Tamworth. Responsible for management, direction and day to day leadership of engineering activities. Working closely with other support teams to optimise availability and performance of the facility, and its automation. The Engineering Shift Manager will also lead a continuous improvement (“CI”) culture on the shift with a pro-active focus. The role is shift based to support t a 24/7 operation. OPERATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES-          Day to day leadership of shift members including prioritisation and allocation of workload; deploying labour based on the demands and requirements of the task against the competency and capability of resource.-          Working closely with inbound, outbound, and other support teams on a daily basis to ensure direction of labour, and planned engineering activities fully support our Operation.-          Assessment of engineering team skills and assisting in upskilling and training of staff, including integration of first line maintenance of plant and equipment.-          Review and optimisation of shift cover.-          Support for administration and control of inventory and spares.-          Management and development of department processes; including shift handovers, briefs, and defect reporting/resolving-          Reporting and monitoring of data capture for automation and maintenance activities-          Maintain and improve performance to maximise efficiency of operation in line with KPIs -          Assisting in the management and development of planned maintenance system, asset register database, and equipment inventory.-          Ensure all health and safety issues are dealt with and administrated in a timely and efficient manner. Monitor the effectiveness of corrective actions and introduce preventative measures where appropriate.-          Reporting on and managing Hazards where identified, completing Accident and Near Miss reports as required, acting as a conduit for these issues identified by their team.-          Ensure work is being completed in a safe manner and completed to a safe standard. Ensure the right equipment is used, is safe and used in a safe manner.-          Attend and contribute to regular management meetings (some of which will be on scheduled days off).-          Support and propose innovative ideas to enhance the warehouse or engineering functions and improve the general running of the business.-          Deliver a high availability level within the operation to maximise our customer experience.-          Management of ‘new’ issues and situations when they occur, take ownership for the situation, establishing how to process based on assessment of the task and risk, applying experience and knowledge of the full team, developing a safe system of work as required. COMMUNICATIONSConduct daily briefings and ensure effective communications within the engineering department and between the Operational and support teams,Responsible for communication of issues/information to senior management. PEOPLE MANAGEMENT•              Proactive development of team members, •              Advise, lead and motivate team members, assess capability and identify and resolve training                and skill requirements.•              Involvement in disciplinary issues in conjunction with the HR Team.•              Involvement in recruitment and training of subordinate staff.•              Maintain and promote good employee relations on site, ensuring potential problems are          dealt with at an early stage.•              Build and maintain a strong working relationship with Key Operational customers, and all          other support function managers including HR, Projects and services•              Ensure effective deployment of labour resource based on capability, competency and                experience •              Succession planning for the team, including appraisal and personal development planning as  well as recruitment activities from time to time. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE •              Good technical ability relating to automation hardware and software, this may include, but                is not limited to: HNC Engineering or equivalent; Engineering Technician Apprenticeship; Or    Electrical and/or mechanical skills preferably gained in an FMCG background to at least NVQ       3•              Experience at a management or senior supervisory level within an automated environment•              Good organisational ability and the ability to plan and prioritise.•              Sound analytical skills with an eye for detail; good problem solving ability and a practical           approach.•              Excellent communicator with the ability to analyse and impart knowledge.•              Experience of a FMCG environment. •              Experience of working with Computerised maintenance management systems •              Flexibility of working pattern as and when required by business need.•              Numerate and PC literate including Word, Excel etc.•              Knowledge of Control Systems is desirable.•              Self motivated, consistent and able to work at pace.•              Experience within an Engineering Service Support role in an automated production environment.•              Ability to lead from the front, driving pace accuracy and standards. As part of this be    competent and experienced as an Engineer in own right, either mechanically or electrically,     although must be familiar and competent with both streams of engineering to enable       decision making.•              Ability to own/develop systems and projects within the department.•              Ensure site standards are high. An excellence approach to all activities and site standards is      energised within yourself and your team.   View full job description
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