Engineering Manager

Engineering Manager

Job Title: Engineering Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Rhymney, Caerphilly
Industry: Engineering
Reference: HQ849_1649168317
Contact Name: Naomi Gibbs
Contact Email:
Job Published: 05 April 2022
Job Description

Vibe Recruit's client based in Rhymney is looking to appoint an experienced Engineering Manager on a full time, permanent contract. Reporting to the Operations Manager, and leading a team of 15, the Engineering Manager will be responsible for all aspects of engineering and maintenance on site including buildings, services and manufacturing assets.

Role overview

To deliver a highly efficient Engineering service for the designated areas of the business. You will have a proven Engineering Management background, gained in a high volume, fast paced, 24/7 manufacturing environment. Able to demonstrate engineering improvement through the use of best practice and continuous improvement tools, and the ability to develop, coach and motivate a team.

Main duties

  • Deliver innovative cost-effective solutions to all engineering problems and meet all engineering targets
  • Develop Engineering plan to ensure that root/cause analysis and continuous improvements are carried out across the site
  • Work closely with the Production Management Team to drive tactical and strategic actions to achieve optimum availability of production capabilities
  • Manage all aspects of the engineering needs of the business
  • Managing the engineering budget and preventative maintenance plan
  • Responsible for ensuring that the Engineering team is fully utilised and developed whilst balancing the need for contractors
  • Responsible for driving change across Engineering
  • Ensure compliance with all quality, environmental and H&S standards
  • Assist in the scoping out and preparation of capital investment proposals that assist in the achievement of the operational strategic objectives
  • Ensure that all site projects are fully scoped out and implemented against timescales and budgets


  • Management experience in a 24 hour engineering environment
  • Experience within manufacturing is desirable
  • Experience of working within a fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Experience of H&S issues within a manufacturing environment
  • Experience of undertaking P.U.W.E.R Assessments, H&S Risk Assessments, writing Safe Working Procedures, Issuing Work Permits
  • Knowledge and experience of hydraulics, pneumatics, PLC and Inverter controls
  • Experience of delivering training to personnel (by presentation, 1-1, on-the-job)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills
  • Experience of disciplinary/grievance process
  • The ability to handle multiple priorities to ensure deadlines/objectives are met
  • The ability to form excellent working relationships at all levels and respect confidentiality
  • Be in a position to work 'on-call' hours in line with business requirements
  • Strong stakeholder management
  • Team working

A fantastic opportunity with a competitive salary and great employee benefits!

For more information, please contact Naomi on 07506 949615.

Vibe Recruit is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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