Engineering Shift Manager

  • Permanent
  • Leicestershire
  • Posted: 10th June 2021
  • Salary: £47000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Development & Progression
  • Duration:
  • Reference: BBBH6792
  • Industry:
  • Location: Leicestershire
  • Start Date:
  • Skills:

Are you an Engineering Maintenance Manager, or Engineering Maintenance Leader from a manufacturing background, offering strong leadership qualities with the capability of leading and developing engineering maintenance teams, at a UK industry leading manufacturing business in a thriving sector?

Due to continued and sustainable growth, supported with further investment we are seeking to appoint an experienced Engineering Shift Managers to lead maintenance activities by developing and ensuring prioritisation of the factory maintenance plan. The position offers a large degree of autonomy with the ability to influence change at a senior level.

This is an exciting opportunity where you will manage and lead a team of 4 skilled maintenance engineers covering all aspects of factory maintenance at their automated Leicestershire site. Working across 7 production lines you will take responsibility for implementing and prioritising maintenance activities, whilst developing the maintenance team through training, coaching and mentoring. You will be instrumental in leading and developing maintenance plans, supporting CI activities and PPM systems.

What’s in it for you as Engineering Shift Manager?

  • The opportunity to join a market leading manufacturing business, who are passionate about investing to drive improvements, including both capex and employee training at all levels
  • Negotiable basic salary + overtime at premium, pension, life cover, cycle to work scheme, and further additional benefits that you would associate with a business at this level
  • Opportunities for both personal and career progression, supported with accredited training, covering leadership & management, Health & Safety, plus up/cross skilling
  • The ability to apply your leadership skills within a business that is genuinely passionate about both it’s people and the want to continuously improve the way in which they operate. (A business that is keen to promote ideas, share learning and invest)
  • The ability to work a continental shift pattern without regular call outs, Hours of work: Days only shift pattern 5on 5 off, 4 on 4 off – 12 hour shitfs

What you need to apply:

  • An engineering qualification level 3 or above – Electrical or Mechanical
  • The ability to lead, plan and prioritise maintenance activities across a maintenance team
  • A proven track record of driving asset performance through TPM, pro-active maintenance & asset improvements
  • The ability to coach, mentor and lead maintenance teams
  • A strong appreciation of Health and Safety, along with legislative knowledge around hazard identification and supporting governance
  • Ability to develop and prioritise the factory plan for maintaining assets, including CMMS
  • An engineering brain with attention to detail, able to demonstrate / lead practical problem solving & key priorities
  • Able to adapt to and change culture (from reactive to pro-active), working effectively with peer group (production managers, site manager, maintenance planner, stores etc)


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