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Job Description

Job Title: Engineering Manager

Business: Strip Products UK

Location: Shapfell, Penrith

Salary: Circa £40,000 - £50,000, negotiable on experience

We currently have the requirement to recruit an experienced Engineering Manager into our Shapfell based site. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work autonomously in this varied and challenging role at our profitable site.

Tata Steel's limestone quarry and lime kilns, located in Cumbria, have been producing quicklime and limestone products of the highest quality since 1962.

The Role

As the Engineering Manager, your role will be to control, manage and direct site-wide engineering activities. In this capacity, you will be responsible for the cost-effective major and minor maintenance for all mechanical and electrical equipment, and for ensuring an efficient operation.

You key accountabilities will include, but not be limited to the following:

To ensure the Engineering department achieves optimum plant availability, measured against CAMF (Company Asset Management Framework) standards and against overall operations’ lime volume and quality. Recommends and directs actions to improve equipment, correct adverse deviations or replace failing assets.

To plan, direct and monitor annual engineering expenditure in accordance with defined budgets (overall spends of up to £1M p.a.). Ensures maintenance programmes are completed to time and budget.

To plan and manage engineering-based capital developments for the site, to achieve improved plant performance, availability, cost-efficiency and asset performance, on projects up to £2M. Ensure plans are completed on time and to budget.

As required for above, the job-holder manages staff to achieve major, minor and capital engineering developments successfully. Establishes and maintains high standards in discipline, safety and housekeeping by monitoring and reviewing performance. Promotes and develops engineering staff to achieve high standards from the department in innovation, CI, daily management, CAMF activities and team-working.

Ensure all legislative requirements (including but not limited to electrical, mechanical, process / gas safety, engineering equipment including for example lifting regulations) are fully satisfied; ensures statutory and mandatory requirements for safe plant operations are fully controlled; ensures regular monitoring and maintenance of both environmental and safety control equipment takes place. Where required acts as Plant Responsible Person (e.g. for lifting operations, plant electrical safety); to fulfil these duties requires a degree of specialist knowledge in several areas.

Regularly monitors Senior Craftsmen / Supervisor’s performances, and career development, identifies and arranges training, and develops viable succession planning.

Keeps abreast of new technology / techniques in process development and product quality improvements.

The Candidate

To be selected for this opportunity, you will demonstrate yourself to be a self-starter with the ability to lead and manage an engineering team on an island site.

Educated to degree level in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering (or equivalent), You will require a significant and broad range of engineering knowledge and skills, acting as Plant Responsible person for a range of engineering functions. This will ideally have been gained through experience in a similar role and in a heavy engineering environment.

In addition to this, you will need to have both the experience and the ability to effectively manage and control a team and resources / budgets.

Strong communication, and established influencing skills will be paramount to your success.

The Benefits

Tata Steel UK offers their employees significant benefits packages. For this role, you will benefit from:

A market competitive salary of circa £40,000 - £50,000 per annum

35 days holidays per annum, inclusive of bank holidays

Quarterly Bonus – subject to business performance

One of the UK’s leading defined contribution pension schemes (10% employer contribution / 6% employee contribution)

Private Healthcare Scheme (Individual cover)

Employee discount scheme for companies including Vodafone, Nissan, Jaguar Land Rover and also various local services

 You may be also interested to know that we have an extensive list of lifestyle benefits including free onsite parking at all of our sites and an employee assistance programme, as well as discounts with local and national retailers and services.

The Business

Tata Steel is one of the world’s top ten steel producers. The combined group has an aggregate crude steel capacity of more than 28 million tonnes and approximately 80,000 employees across four continents. We’re part of the Tata Group, one of the largest, most diverse conglomerates in the world with businesses in the UK including Tata Steel, Jaguar Land Rover and Tetley Tea.

Closing Date for Applications: 11:00pm on Sunday 17th November 2019

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