Engineering Manager / Maintenance Supervisor

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Other High Technology Manufacturing

Location: Avon, Bristol area

Hours: Monday – Friday (8am to 5pm)


  • Well recognised for offering an outstanding service to its clients.
  • A highly successful and market leading manufacturing business.
  • An organisation driven by change and improvement.


Reporting to the Plant Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Managing, mentoring, motivating and developing a team of mechanical and electrical engineers.
  • Working with the site management team to ensure machine uptime objectives are achieved.
  • Operating within an 85% leadership and 15% hands on role.
  • Implementing 5s techniques to improve organisation within the workshop.
  • Creating and implementing a spare parts control system.
  • Playing an active role within site Health & Safety.
  • Ensuring all plant equipment is maintained efficiently.
  • Managing a monthly maintenance budget.
  • Working as part of the site management team on all capital expenditure projects.
  • Managing outside contractors whilst on site.
  • Creating and implementing preventative maintenance systems, condition monitoring programs and predictive maintenance schedules.
  • Minimising the time lost through equipment breakdowns.


The ideal candidate will have past experience managing and supervising a team of engineers or technicians within a manufacturing environment, however my client will consider Lead Technicians or Supervisors from the Military or Rail industry.

To be considered for this fantastic opportunity, you MUST have:-

  • A proven track record in engineering and may have completed a time served apprenticeship or HNC/HND in an engineering discipline.
  • An IOSH Health & Safety qualification (beneficial not essential).
  • Excellent organisation and planning skills.
  • An ambitious personality and be driven by continuous improvement.
  • Ability to improve standards and change team culture.

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