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Engineering Manager


Greater Manchester (£) Competitive
permanent Job Ref: 6283


Engineering Manager

A world-leading chemical coatings business is currently seeking an Engineering Manager to join its Upper Tier COMAH manufacturing site based in Bolton. As the Engineering Manager you will play a vital role in driving safe work practices optimizing reliability process safety planned maintenance and driving continuous improvement and change management.

Engineering Manager Responsibilities

  • Ensure the health and safety of all Bolton personnel contractors and visitors through the adherence to and implementation of safe systems of work
  • Drive the site towards a high level of planned maintenance through the use of historical data and Condition Based Monitoring.
  • Providing Technical support and guidance to the Engineering Team.
  • Leads and Champions Management of Change and Commissioning processes to ensure equipment is handed over to relevant parties in a safe and fit for purpose condition.
  • Drives Engineering Continuous Improvements to increase Production volumes and enhance site safety to exceed the standards expected from an Upper Tier COMAH site.
  • PHA Facilitator and champion.
  • Key function for the site during COMAH interventions and inspections.
  • Ensuring the Engineering Team have the required training and Competencies to fulfil their duties.
  • Drives the Engineering department to consistent and safe methods of work through Risk Assessments and procedures.
  • Manages the Engineering budget to ensure budget is achievedand manages the Capital process and Financial Planning Program.
  • Champion of Rx.(Reliability Excellence)
  • Interrogating the Rx data to identify opportunities for Maintenance Improvements.
  • Processing MIRA actions Incidents and Near Miss reports.
  • Champions and drives Process Safety Management.

Engineering Manager Requirements

  • NEBOSH would be advantageous.
  • Engineering Apprenticeship would be advantageous.
  • Engineering degree and/or Incorporated or Chartered Engineer registration.
  • Extensive experience of Management within in a highly regulated manufacturing environment.
  • In depth knowledge of Management of Health and Safety At Work Act 1974.
  • Electrostatic hazard awareness.
  • Experience with HAZOP/PHA.
  • Experience of Computer Maintenance Management Systems CMMS
  • Experience of RAMS and high hazard (i.e Hotwork) PTW issuing/approving.
  • Regulatory understanding including PSSR LOLER PUWER HASAW 1974 COMAH.
  • Working knowledge of ATEX and DSEAR.
  • Commissioning and Management of Change.

Role: Engineering Engineer
Package: Competitive Salary, Bonus, 33 Days holiday,  Free Parking, Pension,  Discount scheme
Hours: Mon-Fri Permanent role
Sector: Manufacturing / Engineering / Chemicals / COMAH
Location: Bolton

Job Ref: 6283