Maintenance Front Line Manager

Newtownards – Down

Maintenance Front Line Manager, Newtownards.
Our client, a prominent FMCG business with an exceptionally good reputation is looking to recruit a talented Maintenance Front Line Manager for its growing business in Co Down.  Business “has best in class” reputation with exceptional standards in place and the role will appeal to someone where integrity and professionalism are at the forefront of everything they do.  Turnover in the Engineering team is exceptionally low.
Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Front Line Manager will lead and manage a team of engineering maintenance shift technicians and service operators to implement the site asset care strategy and deliver agreed team KPI’s.
The role will ensure a rapid response to equipment breakdowns, on-time completion of planned maintenance and adherence to standard operating procedures including those relating to health & safety and food hygiene/safety.  
Essential Criteria:
    • Time served apprenticeship with proven experience and hands-on Engineering experience in a food manufacturing/FMCG environment.
    • Experience in similar role / line management.
    • Strong ability to lead and motivate others.
    • Excellent people skills with the ability to support teams and drive change.
    • Willingness to continuously develop.  
    • Willing to take ownership for performance of self and team.  
    • Demonstrates an active commitment to and involvement in a process of continuous improvement in manufacturing process.   
    • GCSE Maths & English at Grace C or above (or equivalent).
    • Relevant third level Engineering qualification.
    • Experience in training and developing a technical team.
    • Experience in continuous improvement methods.
    • Experience of asset care strategy/ delivery.
    • Experience of setting, monitoring and delivering agreed team KPIs.
Days role – Monday to Friday
NB: Candidates must already be eligible to work in the UK.
To apply please forward your CV (in Word format) to
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The consultant managing your application will be a MEng or MSc qualified Engineer with experience in industry.  They are professionally qualified to advise on your technical suitability for this role or other vacancies. For a confidential conversation on this or any other roles in the pipeline please contact Sean Metrustry (Director) at TechMet.