Engineering Manager

Location Coventry
Job Type Permanent
Salary £50000 - 55000 per year Overtime, Pension, Training, Bonus
Reference SW/CTEM

Engineering Manager – Monday to Friday

Up to £50K - 55K

25 days Holiday 1

10% - 15% Bonus


The Company

Present in Europe and globally, they are a leader in most of the 22 countries in which we operate, employing 40,000 professionals at 400 production centres; this is a great opportunity to join a company that supports their people!

Our client specialises in sorting of a variety of products for the healthcare and industrial industry. They are looking to recruit Engineering Manager to work in their automated production facility in Coventry. Building on decades of industry expertise, they use state of the art design and manufacturing facilities to provide first-class adaptive engineering solutions for an extensive range of healthcare organisations.  Due to regular expansion 1 million worth of expansion in the last year.

This a great opportunity for a maintenance manager or engineering manager looking to progress and improve there a career into an operational role there is clear path to become site manager within 3 years.

With yet more ambitious growth targets for this financial year the company have purchased additional machinery to expand their production capacity yet further. This is alongside other continuous improvement projects across their various sites.

The Role

The Engineering Manager will be responsible for two key areas within the business. Firstly it will be to oversee the various Projects and Continuous Improvement projects. This will include managing timescales, allocating engineers, arranging of external contractors and managing budgets.

Secondly, the Engineering Manager will be responsible for managing all maintenance functions across the site including both reactive and planned preventative maintenance. With 8 engineers available. It would be the Engineering Manager’s task to delegate work to each engineer depending on the nature of the fault (electrical or mechanical), urgency of problem and availability of engineers.

Alongside the above there would also be various responsibilities this will include the planning and co-ordination of installations, testing, operation, maintenance and repair of facilities and equipment as per Production requirements, and the management of continuous improvement projects. You will develop, propose, and agree functional budgets, monitoring, managing and controlling all activities in accordance with the agreed functional budget, and investigating and resolving any variances. 

  • Working together with senior management team to ensure targets are met.
  • Manage 3rd party contractors, putting in place expected working standards for work to be completed.
  • Assist the project teams with short and long-term projects, providing engineering technical expertise.
  • Look at ways to reduce cost across the site, including utilities management.
  • Manage the team by KPIs and conducting regular performance reviews.
  • Work closely with production and H&S to establish strong relationships.

To be successful in your application you must have the following skills or attributes:

  • Must have previous experience working at Engineering Manager or maintenance manager level.
  • Must have previous experience of managing a maintenance function
  • Experienced in managing your own budget and full understanding of Profit and Loss.
  • You must have worked in an engineering, manufacturing or FMCG related environment.
  • Engineering qualification Electrical or mechanical
  • Aspire to step into an operational role such ops manager or site manager


        50K - 55K plus an upto 15% bonus

  • Excellent on-boarding programme
  • First class training and paid education to enhance your engineering knowledge
  • Autonomy to implement new and enhance the engineering function

ATA Recruitment is committed to creating a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
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