Site Engineering Manager

Employer: Unilever
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LS14 2AR
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Job Title: Site Engineering Manager 
Location:  Coal Rd, Leeds LS14 2AR

Unilever Supply Chain Overview:

Our Supply Chain teams play a vital role in getting our goods to consumers; from sourcing raw materials to manufacturing and delivering the end product. You could be finding a new way to get 12,000 litres of ice cream across the desert without it melting; or designing a more efficient distribution network to enable us to store and deliver our products sustainably to our customers.Our Global Supply Chain includes approximately 100,000 employees who work with over 70,000 suppliers and 1.5 million farmers.We manage a logistics network that transports acrossa distance of over1.5 billion km a year.In the UK & Ireland, we are home to the production of PG Tips, Magnum, Pot Noodle, Persil and many more.Looking forward, we want to embracethe digital revolutionin order tobuild a more agile, integrated and synchronized Supply Chain. Be part of the most successful purpose-led business in the world and see the true impact that you’re having in the work you do. There’s always a new challenge to tackle and our people have the opportunity to make a big impact every day on a local level, across Europe and the world.

Role Purpose: 

We are looking for a results driven Engineering Manager to manage the Engineering function at our busy Leeds deodorants factory.  As a key member of the site leadership team you will manage and improve the performance of the technical teams alongside being responsible for the day to day operational running of the factory.

Role Summary:

 You will be responsible for approximately 100 colleagues across the Engineering function, covering Maintenance, Site Services and Project Management

  •  Line management of Multi-skilled Maintenance Technicians.  Develop, deploy and implement plans to ensure the best utilization of assets in the site as well as supervise and give guidance on the maintenance of such assets. This includes development of the Asset Maintenance Strategy. 
  • Manage the technical teams responsible to deliver, infrastructure and services on site. 
  • Support the innovation implementation of the site, looking for best alternative/options of design to manufacturing. 
  • Create and implement plans to continuously improve site infrastructure needs such as energy, water, treatment, steam and all infrastructure services, contracts and contractors. 
  • Coach, develop and train across the site on technical and technology issues
  • Responsible for a team of Project Engineers, you will be required to Develop & Manage the Site Capital Expenditure budget
  • Work in partnership with Operations Managers to improve site and line efficiency and reduce waste through continuous improvement by applying WCM principles
  • Develop, build and make available in the organization the Product, Process and Packaging expertise’s relevant to the asset base. 

 About You: 

  • You will have previous experience in both Maintenance and Project Engineering in a FMCG / manufacturing industry
  • You will be a natural leader and coach, able to influence and inspire those around you
  • You will have a deep knowledge and experience of maintenance systems 
  • You will be a results focused leader and have previously delivered on capital projects
  • You will have experience of change management and be comfortable working at pace
  • You will have worked in a World Class Manufacturing / Lean / TPM / Continuous Improvement

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