Plant Engineering Manager - Sheffield and Nottingham
Royal Mail Group
Sheffield, GB
1d ago

Job reference number 198801

Plant Engineering Manager - Sheffield and Nottingham

Competitive salary plus a benefits package including car perk scheme, private medical insurance options and generous annual leave allowance


Sheffield Mail Centre (S9 2XX) & Nottingham Mail Centre (NG9 2RR)

We are now recruiting for an Engineering Manager at our Plants in Sheffield and Nottingham (one role to cover both Plants).

Royal Mail is a business with a proud heritage. Every day we deliver 56 million items to around 29 million addresses. Our brands - Royal Mail and Parcelforce are amongst the best known in the country.

We are increasing our revenues and have a team of nearly 150,000 people. But what really sets us apart isn’t what we’re doing now, it’s what we’ll be doing in the future.

We are going through a radical transformation to improve our business, grow our revenues and exploit the opportunities in the market.

  • This is wholesale change, affecting every part of our business and everyone within it. That doesn’t necessarily mean it’s easy;
  • it will be challenging, it will be exciting and it will be unique in its scale and variety.

    We have an exciting opportunity for the right person as we are now recruiting an Engineering Manager to join our senior leadership team and help us deliver exceptional levels of engineering maintenance.

    We offer a competitive salary and benefits, flexible working patterns and to you will be encouraged to develop new skills.

    As a very large employer we have opportunities for you to develop your career within engineering or operations.

    The Role

    A key role in the senior leadership team, responsible for leading the maintenance technicians, delivering the maintenance strategy and compliance with standards and legislation.

    The Engineering Manager is accountable for delivering key business performance indicators including OEE and asset availability within financial constraints.

    Responsible for continuous improvement initiatives delivering; safe, reliable, cost effective and efficient automation performance that underpins our operational workplan and customer experience.

    Key aspects of the role include :

  • Ensure compliance to legislation and Royal Mail policies and standards.
  • Shape the local maintenance strategies to drive continuous improvements.
  • Line manage the technical team and provide leadership and direction for the entire automation team, developing the capabilities of machine operators, technicians and apprentices.
  • Fully participate as a senior member of the Plant Leadership Team.
  • Main liaison between the machinery manufacturer’s technical team and Royal Mail.
  • Support engineering continual professional development and the talent pipeline.
  • Drive day to day automation performance and ensure achievement of automation KPIs.
  • Efficiently manage the engineering staff and non-staff budgets.
  • Effective inventory management of engineering stock ensuring efficiency and sustainability.
  • Drive, plan and implement continuous improvement activities to enrich and sustain quality automation asset performance.
  • Qualifications and experience

  • A BTEC Level 4 HNC qualification in an engineering or scientific discipline.
  • Professionally registered accreditation to the Engineering Council governing body through membership of a recognised institute at incorporated or chartered level or demonstrating evidence of Continual Professional Development towards the accreditation.
  • Qualified in machinery directive (PUWER CE assessor) or willing to undertake the level of development to achieve the qualification.
  • IOSH Managing Safety certified and sound practical experience of managing safety in an automated plant environment.
  • A high level of leadership, communication, influencing and stakeholder management skills.
  • Ability to coach, develop and build an effective team.
  • Knowledge of maintenance strategies and cost base models for asset management.
  • Experience of managing and leading a team of maintenance professionals.
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems using continuous improvement tools and techniques.
  • Knowledge and practical skills of working within an operational / production environment delivering exceptional customer experience.
  • High level of analytical skills and making effective decisions to drive efficiency.
  • About Us

    At Royal Mail we connect companies, customers and communities across the country, delivering a one-price-goes-anywhere’, universal postal service to more than 30 million addresses.

    As one of the UK’s leading companies, we are focused on being recognised as the best delivery company in the UK and across Europe.

    We are an inclusive employer with equality, diversity and fairness at the heart of our values. We welcome applications from individuals from all different backgrounds and are committed to promoting fair participation and equality of opportunity for all of our job applicants.

    For more information on Royal Mail Group and our values please click here : https : / / / content / About-Us / ?locale en GB

    Closing Date : Thursday 17th June. Please note, this advert may close early if the appropriate number of applications has been reached.


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