Description: A senior engineer with proven manufacturing and continuous improvement experience required to optimise and sustain facilities and planty layout improvement within a busy manufacturing operation.
Salary: to c£35k+ benefits
Our client is part of an established Group that specialise in the provision of bespoke materials handling solutions to a diverse range of customers and industry sectors worldwide. As a result of continued success and an ongoing programme of strategic growth, they are now seeking to recruit an experienced, enthusiastic and self-motivated Production Services and Facilities Manager to complement their established and professional Production and Manufacturing team.
Reporting to the General Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining and improving the busy manufacturing facility based in Northampton, ensuring that all plant and building maintenance, repair and service work (including that undertaken by contractors) is completed on time and to the highest standards whilst adhering to relevant regulations and with due regard to health and safety.
You will also ensure that documentation including maintenance and service records are in place and accurately maintained, and will be involved in all Facility related projects that will include assistance with jigs, fixtures, working areas and new part introduction and plant layout and configuration as necessary, and will also be responsible for all relevant Health and Safety infrastructure including performing manufacturing risk assessments as required.
Core responsibilities will include ensuring the regular service and repair of key equipment - encompassing cranes and lifting equipment, LEV, heating, fire and intruder alarms, compressor and vehicles as well as Site (building) maintenance including all doors, lighting, electrical and decoration, in addition to performing regular checks on the Health and Safety infrastructure including fire appliance and first aid equipment. You will maintain a schedule of service and inspection requirements on an ongoing basis and present all records in an easily accessible format for review as required, and these will include PAT Testing, Allianz Inspection and fire alarm records as well as any other service and inspection records as necessary.
To be considered for this varied and challenging opportunity within a genuinely fantastic organisation committed to the highest levels of customer satisfaction and product quality, you will essentially demonstrate extensive knowledge of electrical and mechanical engineering along with excellent communication skills at all levels and the ability to work effectively both autonomously and as part of a team. You will be used to both working on your own initiative and organising and dealing with associates and contractors and will adopt a flexible, forward thinking and methodical approach to your work with high regard to safety.
In return, an attractive remuneration package and benefits are available – as well as the opportunity to join a genuinely enthusiastic and friendly environment and team that looks after their staff as well as their customers.