Engineering Manager

Location Northamptonshire
Job Type Executive
Salary £52500 - 60000 per year £5000 car allowance + matched pension + life assurance + 25 days holiday + 8 stats
Reference KMENGMGR/1

Engineering Manager

  • £52,500 - 60,000
  • £5,000 car allowance
  • Phone and laptop
  • Matched pension + life assurance
  • 25 days leave + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Days – Monday to Friday

Location: Northamptonshire region



An Engineering Manager is required to work for a market-leading manufacturing business with a solid track record in business growth. They have weathered the storm of the 2008 recession and the COVID-19 pandemic which is a testament to their strength.

This organisation is going through a planned phase of change and to meet key targets, they require an improvement within the engineering function and to change from a reactive to a proactive maintenance organisation.


The company is keen to speak with Engineering Managers, Chief Engineers or Maintenance Engineering Managers who have a proven track record in engineering change and engineering maintenance management that are dynamic and proactive in their approach.


For further information on this confidential assignment, please email an up-to-date CV and contact number to


Role – Engineering Manager:

  • Full accountability for all maintenance and engineering activities across the site – people, processes and plant
  • Ensure H&S and compliance procedures are followed and maintaining zero LTA
  • Develop and implement a robust PPM/TPM and review and improve maintenance engineering shift patterns
  • Accountable for delivering the engineering strategy against the annual budget
  • To provide effective leadership, coaching and mentoring to maintenance engineering team
  • Skills matrix analysis and a review of all maintenance engineering processes and procedures
  • Identify skills gaps, rising stars and lead all employee engagement initiatives
  • To develop the maintenance engineering capabilities across the site and lead all CapEx and business improvement projects
  • To work closely with internal stakeholders to ensure engineering and maintenance functions are reliable, effective and efficient enough to support the wider business needs
  • Introduce and implement lean and continuous improvement projects and outline ways of reducing cost


Requirements - Engineering Manager:

  • Engineering Manager, Maintenance Engineering Manager or Chief Engineer
  • Experienced in maintenance and maintenance engineering activities within a manufacturing environment
  • A suitable engineering qualification – mechanical, electrical or automation
  • Demonstrable track record in managing and leading engineering teams
  • Experienced in change management projects


How to apply:

Please click “apply” or for further information or please contact Kristi Hopwood at ATA Search by emailing an up-to-date copy of your CV to

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