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Title:  Engineering Manager - Blowmoulding

City:  Manchester
Department:  Engineering

Manchester, GB, M17 1TU


Müller UK & Ireland is wholly owned by the Unternehmensgruppe Theo Müller which employs over 24,000 people throughout Europe.

In the UK, Müller develops, manufactures and markets a wide range of branded and private label dairy products made with milk from more than 1,700 British farmers.

The Müller brand is ranked at No.7 in The Grocer’s Top 100 list of Britain’s Biggest Brands, and is also the 7th most chosen brand in the UK.


We are currently recruiting within our Blow Moulding function for an Engineering Manager to join the team at our Manchester site. The successful candidate will Lead Blow Moulding Engineering to deliver a best in class Engineering and Technical service, supporting the safe delivery and improvement within manufacturing. Provide effective leadership with strategic implementation of a cost effective plant/equipment reliability, covering statutory and mandatory compliance .


Key responsibilities:


  • Lead Blow Mould Engineering team in delivering value add, cost effective engineering performance, with appropriate direction and site support
  • Ensure Engineering team operate fully within Health & Safety compliance standards
  • Provide guidance/support of team performance with coaching/mentoring & motivating.
  • Effective communication through team of engineering, site and group objectives
  • Management / direction of contractors and suppliers                                                                              
  • Ownership of the Muller Engineering Excellence improvement roadmap for the site
  • Prioritisation, implementation of blow mould efficiency improvements, continuous          improvement projects, capex project prioritisation with budgetary implementation               
  • Management of site Engineering budget (controls on spend and overheads)                                                                                     
  • Delivery on time in full of Continuous Improvement projects to support performance                                                                                      
  • Team Operation meets Health and Safety, risk assessments and safe systems of work                                                                                                     
  • Development and management of an effective planned, preventative, reactive and remedial maintenance system including CMMS                                                  
  • Develop a culture of effective preventative maintenance with a view to improving asset reliability and reducing reactive costs                                                                                                     
  • Machine / Equipment availability to meet manufacturing performance targets                                                                                                    
  • Coordination and direction of team workload to meet business needs                                                                                                  
  • Drive prompt recognition and corrective actions for underperforming areas                                                                                                      
  • Deliver on Engineering Excellence strategy and improvements
  • Full compliance of Engineering to meet Muller Health and Safety Standards, following safe operating procedures, systems and permits to work
  • Responsibility in ensuring Engineering teams operates fully within business accreditation standards covering areas of BRC and ISO                                
  • Support Site Audits in delivering (maintaining) BRC and ISO accreditation standards                                                                                           



Skills and Experience:


  • Time Served Engineer/graduate HNC qualified
  • IOSH Managing Safely                
  • Lean/continuous improvement methods                      
  • 5 years post apprenticeship experience in Engineering role                                    
  • Leadership experience                                     
  • FMCG background and exposure                                   
  • Knowledge of CMMS controls                                          
  • Engineering compliance/legislation knowledge                                          


The Process


If you have the skills and experience in the above areas and would like to be considered for this role please apply at www.mullercareers.co.uk



Contact Details:

F.A.O. Retained Recruitment, Müller UK & Ireland, Shrewsbury Road, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 3SQ

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