Engineering Shift Manager - Days (Packaging Manufacturing)

Job Title: Engineering Shift Manager - Days (Packaging Manufacturing)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Irlam, Greater Manchester
Salary: Up to £47452 per annum + Excellent Contractual Benefits
Reference: J910005_1631281107
Contact Name: Kelly Newell
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 10, 2021 14:38

Job Description

Engineering Shift Manager (Packaging Manufacturing)


£47,452 Plus FANTASTIC Contractual Benefits

We have an exciting opportunity available for an Engineering Shift Manager to join our team based in Irlam, Manchester. This is a full time permanent role, working 42 hours per week, 4 on/ 4 off 12 hour day shifts (6am-6pm)

Your Role as our Engineering Shift Manager

As our new Engineering Shift Manager you will ensure the effective and efficient maintenance and operation of plant, machinery and services and the proficient management of engineering staff on shift (8 engineers), to enable the production unit to operate within budget and to production targets and product quality standards.

Key responsibilities you will hold

Effectively prioritise, co-ordinate and control all engineering related tasks, materials and human resources to ensure efficient continuity of production and flow of information throughout the engineering function
In conjunction with the Production Management, ensure the continual availability and safe operation of efficient plant and machinery, across all shifts, by the effective implementation, operation and updating of the planned maintenance programme
To recommend, support and introduce improvement initiatives to improve team performance and to develop a culture of continuous improvement within the team
Assist in the selection, training and development of all engineering staff, ensuring on a day to day basis their control, motivation and discipline to obtain maximum efficiency and good employee relations
To develop and monitor a continuous training programme which enhances department and people skills in line with IIP principles and to ensure best management practice in training and appraisal and ongoing development of engineering staff
Deputise for the Site Engineering Manager in his absence and in the absence of production management undertake the role of "responsible person" for all activities within the factory operations
Undertake any other duties, which may be required in relation to the engineering and production functions
To ensure all documentation and record systems are maintained to high standards on a daily basis in accordance with ISO 9001:2008
To maintain a high degree of both product and personal safety, particularly relating to mechanical matters, in accordance with Company, HSE, HMCE and HACCP requirements within a good manufacturing environment

Previous Experiences to being our Engineering Shift Manager

Recognised apprenticeship or equivalent qualification followed by several years experience within a packaging industry
Electrically biased
Five years engineering management experience within a high speed manufacturing operation
Proven track record of Team Working and building teams with a continuous improvement objective
Experience of good manufacturing practice and modern manufacturing techniques and implementation of systems and procedures for improved manufacturing performance
Multi-skilling and the ability to accurately diagnose and correct both mechanical and electrical faults on packaging machinery
Able to communicate at all levels
Ability to maintain a high level of discipline associated with the daily compliance of hygiene standards and the safe operation of factory equipment
PC/IT skills sufficient to understand how IT can support and enhance manufacturing performance
Ability to motivate and develop staff to their full potential
Effective Communicator
Practical Interpersonal Skills
People Management Skills

Benefits of becoming our Engineering Shift Manager

- Annual bonus scheme - Discretionary based on KPI's
- Training and development
- Health Shield - After 12 months service
- Health checks (diabetes/blood pressure, stop smoking advice etc.)
- Occupational health advice
- Pension - company contribution in line with AE
- Generous holiday entitlement
- Company day holiday
- Vouchers and wine at Christmas
- Staff Discounted Shop
- Free on-site car parking

How To Apply

Please click on the link to apply ensuring all of your contact details and information are thoroughly up to date.

I look forward to receiving your application.



Kelly Newell
Manufacturing Divisional Manager

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