Engineering Manager


Engineering Manager

Engineering Manager

Location: Hawes, North Yorkshire

Salary: £36,000 – £39,000

Closing Date: Wednesday 01 November 2017

The Wensleydale Creamery is an award-winning, independent traditional cheese-maker and specialist blender of cheese with ingredients. It uses traditional methods to handcraft cheese to time-honoured recipes, using milk from local farms, as well as being innovative with the development of new cheese recipes and formats, plus other dairy products.

We now have an opportunity for an experienced Engineering Manager to lead the team at Hawes and identify and improve key engineering KPIs to ensure all equipment and machinery is maintained and increases productivity.

This is a key position in which you will control and perfect existing processes, as well as use your expertise to introduce new processes in an environment of continuous improvement. You will be responsible for ensuring all reactive and planned maintenance is completed to our high standards and support improvements to meet the business objectives. You will evaluate technical specifications, budgets and results and identify and manage any unpredictable work patterns. With excellent, leadership skills and an open and flexible management style with natural communication abilities, you will possess a ‘can do’ positive attitude and behaviour to lead the team and manage any related HR issues.

We are looking for a self-motivated individual with experience in project and budget management who can drive performance improvement and proactively lead the team. With a strong technical background in a food / manufacturing environment, you will hold an engineering qualification and will have a good understanding of H&S legislation. Due to the nature of the role, you will have a flexible approach to working hours and hold a full, UK driving licence.


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