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  • Job reference: RMS0221334

Engineering and Maintenance Manager

  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Location: Duxford, Cambridgeshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 13/01/2020
  • Duration: 2 weeks
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The Role:
Our client, an American multinational manufacturer and marketer of chemical products, is looking for a new Engineering and Maintenance Manager to join their site in Duxford, Cambridge.

Main Responsibilities:

* Lead and develop the Maintenance and Engineering team through effective mentorship and coaching.
* Be responsible for maintenance and repair of our production assets and the site's infrastructure
* Lead and deliver the site's CAPEX projects whilst developing the long-term CAPEX plan
* Develop and deliver technical improvements for the site.
* Ensure compliance with regulatory, statutory and Process Safety standards.
* Coordinate and select contractor activities on site
* Lead the development of departmental performance through effective use of KPI's
* Work together with our technical purchasing team to deliver cost-effective solutions for the site
* Participate in audits and act as an auditor for ISO 9100 and 14001


* This position requires a degree in a suitable Engineering discipline, for example Mechanical or Electrical.
* Significant work experience in an Engineering Function, ideally Chemical Sector experience, or equivalent gained in manufacturing environment.
* Experience in all EHS requirements and an appreciation of Process Safety.
* Strong communication skills, with the ability to motivate and develop a team of Site Engineers.
* Proven record in project management and delivering improvements.
* Knowledge of business tools & processes, for example SAP.
* Understanding of commercial priorities and cost control.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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