Engineering Manager

Recycling and Resource
£55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
11-01-2022 03:55 PM

Engineering Manager
Polymers Recycling

12 Month FTC
Up to £60,000 + Package


Our Client is one of the UK's leading provider of Environmental solutions, offering a full range of Waste and Energy Recovery services through a vast and growing network of Plants and Facilities across the country. As such they are looking for an Engineering Manager to join their Polymers Recycling Facility on a 12 month fixed term contract in Skelmersdale. This role will be leading and supporting their Engineering and Maintenance function across the team, strengthening the current strategy on-site.

Roles & Responsibilities

As the Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Leading and developing all maintenance and engineering strategies across a fast-paced recycling facility.
  • Working closely with the Maintenance Manager to develop and lead a strong planned maintenance structure, optimising and utilising current assets from performance data.
  • Working to build a strong basis for maintenance procedures across the site to set the standard for future maintenance strategies.
  • Assist alongside the Operations Manager, Unit Manager and Area Manager to influence and assist in key decision-making processes for engineering functions across the site. Working to provide financial and performance reporting where necessary.
  • Other duties as required.

Skills & Qualifications

We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Strong track record developing maintenance strategies and engineering functions in process, production or manufacturing environments.
  • A good understanding of lean concept and optimisation strategies within a production focussed role.
  • NVQ 3/ HNC/ HND or equivalent in an engineering subject or a relevant field.
  • Demonstrable experience working to strict health, safety and compliance standards.
  • Full UK Driving Licence

This role is working on a 12 month fixed term contract, please only apply if this is suitable.

Salary & Package

  • Up to £60,000 + Package
  • Benefits Package
  • Opportunity to work on a key Polymers Recycling Facility

How to Apply

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring 02392 222 964 and ask to speak to Gemma Nixon who can tell you more.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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