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Engineering Manager

Job description

Engineering Manager

As the Engineering Manager, you will lead a team of engineers and technicians to support continuous improvement of efficiency and productivity of the plant through management of resources and technology to solve problems. This is a permanent job based in Co. Leitrim.

  

Responsibilities of the job:

  • Set and communicate operational performance standards to employees, driving continuous improvement in Engineering and Maintenance best practice.
  • Lead initiatives to reduce costs, continuously improving performance in constrained areas.
  • Support engineering team in management and execution of multiple plant critical projects.
  • Develop, monitor, and report project status of actual costs v budget goals.
  • Facilitate HR strategy in team staffing and retention to support plant productivity and quality goals as determined by customer requirements.
  • Develop and implement programmes related to quality, cost, and delivery.
  • Understand and support adherence to key regulations and standards: EHS best practice and statutory requirements, IATF16949, ISO 14001 standards. Guide team in meeting goals established for each.
  • Oversee and approve all vendor outsourcing and selection for machine and machine tools.
  • Provide leadership, mentoring, coaching and development to engineering staff.
  • Oversee site facilities management with direct responsibility for key services.

Experience and Education:

  • Engineering Degree or equivalent with 7+ years post graduate experience, including 3 years at Senior level.
  • Working knowledge of Lean Six Sigma practices and methods.
  • Strong knowledge of engineering best practice in high volume manufacturing environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite / CAD.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) in English; strong interpersonal skills.
  • Working knowledge of Equipment Safety Standards.
  • Working knowledge of jig and fixture design / equipment design / process design / error-proofing systems design.

For more information, please contact Emma on 091 455 307.

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