Engineering Process Leader, Jobs, Glasgow, 2403
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Engineering Process Leader - Glasgow

Salary depending on experience / qualifications - Manufacturing and Engineering
Ref: 2403 Date Posted: Thursday 02 Nov 2017

HR Consultancy is currently recruiting an Engineering Process Leader, based over a number of sites in throughout West Central Scotland. 


The role is initially offered on a 12-month fixed term contract basis, but is likely to extend beyond this / become permanent. 


The successful candidate will lead and co-ordinate the activities of the engineering craftsmen, in line with customer requirements and overall business goals, provide project management support and to maximise operational equipment availability, process improvement and leading-edge engineering techniques and maintain business compliance across all sites, comprising of both internal and external policy, procedure, legislation and planned maintenance activities.


Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Ensure support is delivered to the operational areas to achieve production targets.
  • Lead the process to identify and implement opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Provide support for CAPEX projects and manage spend to meet operational requirements and business goals.
  • Take personal responsibility to drive the implementation of engineering improvement programmes and leverage the computerised maintenance management system to deliver world class maintenance performance.
  • Provide expert technical support to Southern Operations.
  • Contribute to the preparation and control of budgets.
  • Ensure the smooth implementation of improved technologies.
  • Ensure compliance with all legislative requirements, including HMRC, COMAH, Risk Management policies and procedures.
  • Ensure appropriate housekeeping standards are maintained.
  • Take responsibility for self-development and identify development needs of craftsmen to continually improve performance.
  • To be responsible for Permit to Work Authority and Control of Contractors within Southern Operational sites
  • Responsible for management of Planned Maintenance Systems and utilisation of multi-skilled technicians



Qualifications / Experience Required:

  • Engineering qualification, with electrical bias and experience in leading and directing an Engineering support function.
  • 17th Edition and CompEx qualified with good knowledge of DSEAR regulations. 
  • Must have experience working in a COMAH compliant site and good knowledge of COMAH regulations.
  • Experience using and managing a CMMS and a Change Management Control System. 
  • Ideal background will include significant change management experience in a customer focused environment.
  • Must hold a current and clean driving license.
  • Experience of managing a multi-discipline engineering team (mechanical and electrical) and the ability to provide the leadership, which directs and focuses the contribution of others to meeting the business needs.
  • Must demonstrate a pragmatic, insightful approach to problem solving and continuous improvement techniques and 5S awareness.
  • Will possess the drive, tenacity, enthusiasm and desire to achieve excellence in engineering support.
  • Provide engineering support which will add value to the business.
  • Will demonstrate a wide knowledge and experience of engineering functions.
  • Demonstrate commercial awareness.
  • Communicate effectively at all levels inside and outside the Company.
  • Working knowledge of PLC/SCADA systems
  • IOSH or NEBOSH would be beneficial but not essential.


In return, our client offers a highly competitive salary along with a great benefits package. 


To apply please forward a copy of your CV.