Engineering Manager

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Engineering Manager

  • Post Date:18th June 2021
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AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We’re experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we are active in over 150 countries and employ around 34,500 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high-performance products and services our customers expect.

£52,000pa + Benefits including pension and private health schemes, life assurance and more.

Felling, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear

A Mechanical Engineer with experience of working in a chemical manufacturing or chemical process environment, you are ready to develop your career in a business that offers roles with breadth, depth of scope and impact. Look no further than this Engineering Manager role with AkzoNobel. Home to world class products, we have been awarded Top Employer status and are recognised globally for being first with ideas, driving innovation and delivering innovative products all of which allow us to build successful partnerships with customers. We are now looking for an Engineering Manager to act as the Responsible Mechanical Engineer for the on-time delivery and continuous improvement of engineering and maintenance activities at our Felling production site.

As Engineering Manager, you will head the team executing planned preventative and reactive mechanical maintenance. You will ensure plant equipment is safe to operate and available for production requirements as well as contribute to the project design phase and delivery of strategic engineering projects. Important will be the ability to prioritise work as well as deliver a safe operating environment while making sure work is carried out in accordance with legislative requirements, HSE, quality and company procedures. You will implement maintenance strategies that will support safety and reliability improvements, cost reductions and ensure compliance. You will also develop direct reports through coaching and a structured development and training programmes. Critical to this role will be the vision to identify opportunities and deliver continuous improvement of our engineering safety systems.

As an experienced Mechanical Engineer, you must have worked in similar manufacturing environment, ideally in an upper tier COMAH site. Qualified with an HNC in Mechanical Engineering, you will have a proven track record in project management and the ability to encourage a project team and manage engineers effectively. Comfortable overseeing multiple projects and prioritising requirements, you will possess strong interpersonal and communication skills.

BEng in Mechanical Engineering with experience of AUTOCAD and NEBOSH certification would be an advantage.

Who are AkzoNobel?

Customers around the world use our trusted brands and products. Some of them are household names, others are more specialist products, but everything we make is likely to play an essential role in your daily routine. We are experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in colour and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. Our products transform homes and interiors, make buildings better, keep transport moving, and the wheels of industry turning. We have four clear and simple values: Customer Focused, Deliver on Commitments, Passion for Excellence and Winning Together. These values provide the ‘how’ for successful strategy implementation.

If you want to be part of an organisation that is truly passionate about what they do and how they do it then we would love to hear from you.

Please note: In the event of a high candidate response to this vacancy we may close the application period earlier than the date shown.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

We may consider flexible working for this role.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Requisition ID: 5512