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Plant Engineering Manager

Location: North Shields

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 166862

Our international manufacturing client based in North Shields is looking for a Plant Engineering Manager to join them on a permanent basis.

Job Role

  • Provide engineering professional and technical leadership in the plant, ensuring  that all engineering activities enhance business objectives, product quality and plant operation / performance

  • responsible for leading the engineering and facilities maintenance teams totalling over 30 engineers, team leaders and technicians covering proactive and reactive maintenance as well as driving preventative maintenance through mechanical and electrical engineering

  • Responsible for cost control analysis and making recommendations for what we can change and develop and improve the facility

  • Lead the team to ensure a proactive focus and develop a culture with a strong drive for results.


  • Experience working with and leading a maintenance team ideally in a process environment in chemical manufacturing or heavier engineering

  • Good organisation and planning skills

  • Led teams through significant periods of change

  • Developed planned and preventative maintenance systems

  • Experience managing costs and budget control

  • Exposure to modern TPM practices