Engineering Manager

  • Job type

  • Location

    Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire
  • Working Pattern

  • Specialism

    Chemical And Petrochemical Engineering
  • Industry

    Manufacturing & Production
  • Pay

    Up to £90k plus benefits

Engineering Manager | Lenzing | Grimsby | Permanent

On a retained and exclusive basis, Hays Engineering is delighted to be partnering with Lenzing in Grimsby to appoint their Engineering Manager, due to pending retirement. This is an exciting role, giving the newly appointed Engineering Manager accountability for all Engineering activities for Lenzing's Grimsby site, including Mechanical, Power & Control, and Automation. You will lead on strategic objectives to maximising plant availability; achieving and improving functional SHE targets & performance; overseeing capital expenditure; making operational improvements; and providing related project support.

Principal Accountabilities:
  • Strategy Development: As a member of the Senior Leadership Team responsible for developing and delivering the overall strategy, you will set the vision for the Engineering Department, determine the objectives & KPIs that will enable the Mechanical, Power & Control, and Automation Teams to achieve business objectives through improved asset availability.
  • Strategy Delivery: You will be responsible for mid- & long-term planning and identification of CAPEX projects & maintenance services for strategic asset development; you will strengthen relationships with engineering contracting companies & suppliers to ensure support for maintenance activities and breakdowns
  • Regulatory Compliance: You will ensure the fulfilment of all legal requirements of the technical assets within operations in line with all aspects of SHE; and liaise with regulatory inspection bodies and company insurers
  • Team Leadership: You will manage, motivate & advance members of staff; develop suggestions for training measures; conduct agreements on objectives; and ensure effective personnel planning
  • Budget & Inventory: You will be responsible for the maintenance budget and for spare part inventory value
  • Sharing Expertise: You will collaborate with other Lyocell sites and with the Reliability community within Lenzing in Best Practice exchange
Our expectations for this exciting role
  • You hold an Engineering degree or equivalent, as well as either a NEBOSH General Certificate or an IOSH Managing Safely: Occupational Health & Wellbeing qualification
  • You have at least 10 years'+ Engineering experience in a continuous chemical manufacturing environment; and experience of developing & executing an Engineering strategy and vision.
  • You are proficient in collecting, analysing and acting on plant performance data, to drive the continuous improvement of reliability processes.
  • You have knowledge and understanding of maintenance and reliability tools, techniques and strategies, including FMEA, RCA, PPM, PdM and SAP PM Module.
  • You are able to solve complex engineering & process problems with a strong mechanical focus.
  • You have a 'can-do' attitude and a flexible approach; you can communicate effectively at all levels; and you are able to work to deadlines.
  • You will have the correct right to work in the UK, without restriction or expiry.
Lenzing Benefits
  • 25 days holiday, plus all Bank Holidays
  • Competitive salary, salary sacrifice options and company bonus scheme
  • Competitive Benefits including Pension, Private Medical cover, Income Protection, Life Assurance and well-being initiatives
  • Training and Development opportunities, including support for qualifications and professional membership
  • A culture of open communication and team work, where safety and sustainability really matter
  • The gross annual salary for this position will be up to £90,000.

If you are a highly experienced Engineering Manager with exposure to chemical, petrochemical or similar environments, please click apply now. Or if you would like to find out more, please contact Karly Clark-Director of Hays Engineering, directly on 07802200492,

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