Maintenance Engineering Manager

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  • Location:

    Bedford, Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Project Manager

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £50000 per annum + life assurance, private healthcare

  • Contact:

    Alisna Magar

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

An R&D manufacturing & engineering consultancy now have an exciting new opening for an Engineering Manager to lead the Electrical, Mechanical and Site Maintenance teams to ensure compliance with statutory requirements & delivery of maintenance programs. This is a completely new role for the company and ideally you will possess strong leadership credentials including inter-personal, people-management and influencing skills as well as being able to work under pressure ensuring tight deadlines are met.

Within this role you will:

  • To be responsible for the safe and efficient management of the Infrastructure operations resources.
  • To deliver a published Planned Preventative Maintenance programme defined by the Chief Engineer and monitor improvements using Infrastructure Performance Management metrics.
  • To share fault reporting data and responses within agreed times and standards (unplanned maintenance).
  • To support Design and Manufacture Workshop machine maintenance and associated power supplies, as required
  • To deliver longer-term Infrastructure investment programmes for capability improvements.
  • To lead and manage the appraisal system and objective setting for the team members.
  • To ensure the skills and capability of the team meets the current and future needs of the business including compliance with statutory SHE training requirements.
  • To manage the team's apprenticeship programme and ensure supervision and coaching of trainees.
  • To ensure the effective sourcing, selection and management of suppliers/ service providers for supporting Infrastructure delivery requirements in conjunction with the Procurement Manager.
  • To ensure all team members operate safely, are trained and competent and adhere to H&S requirements of the areas and that relevant risk assessments and work instructions are in place.
  • To communicate and co-ordinate regularly with Experimental Aerodynamics, other operational teams and stakeholders. Formal route is via Plant meetings to agree tactical delivery priorities and Sales and Operational Planning meetings to agree medium-term delivery issues.

Ideally you will have:

  • A minimum of HND (or equivalent) in a technical/engineering discipline.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in a technical project-based and/or maintenance environment.
  • Knowledge of mechanical and electrical engineering procedures, tools and staff skills required in order to assign appropriately-skilled resources to meet project requirements.
  • Excellent computer skills (MS-office and IT-based maintenance packages).