Plant Engineering Manager (Newcastle)

Factory Engineering Manager (Newcastle) – £50,000 – £60,000

An exciting and rare opportunity to join an established company going through a modernisation process with the opportunity for change management in an engaging environment. Full autonomy as the Factory Engineering Manager in charge of a strong team of Engineer & Team Leaders.

The Company:

A well established and long-standing brand across the UK and globally with a strong regional presence. With significant investment, the site is undergoing a large modernisation process introducing increased automation across the facility.

The Position:

We’re looking for a Factory Engineering Manager for their Newcastle Facility. Fully autonomous with significant leadership skills, either as an Engineering Manager or a dynamic individual looking to make the next step in their career. A large emphasis on Project management and change management to include analytics and KPI’s.

  • £50,000 – £60,000
  • Excellent annual bonus and benefit scheme.


  • Experience within a process and change driven environment.
  • Time Served or qualified in an Engineering discipline, ideally electrical bias.
  • Change management experience to include lean manufacturing.
  • Strong project management experience to include budget management.
  • Experience of managing PPM and TPM.
  • Experience of PLC automation would be an advantage.


  • Provide engineering and technical leadership in the plant, ensuring people health and safety, product safety and environment meet company standards.
  • Ensure continuous improvement and manufacturing excellence become part of the culture of the plant.
  • Drive a change culture across the plant to develop and implement an up-to-date proactive, planned and preventative maintenance system.
  • Lead the engineering and facilities maintenance teams covering proactive and reactive maintenance.
  • Responsible for cost control analysis and budget control.
  • Develop and lead the team, establishing new KPIs and ways of working.

The Location:

Based just outside of Newcastle, this role has good commuting links from both sides of the water following either the A1 or A19.

Why Should You Apply?

  • A highly competitive Salary and Bonus structure.
  • A growing business with significant change ongoing providing a strong and rewarding challenge.

Job Reference: BBBH3812_1547055003

Salary: Negotiable

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