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Engineering Manager

03/12/21 Kildare Neg

Permanent full-time

Engineering Manager

Quorum Search has partnered with a leading Kildare multinational food organisation to recruit an experienced Engineering Manager for their state-of-the-art production facility.

The Opportunity:

This is a significant career opportunity offering an attractive rewards package together with career advancement opportunities. The comprehensive package offers a basic salary and benefits package.

The position is responsible for managing the maintenance team to deliver the Maintenance and Capital program on time and in full.

The Engineering Manager is responsible for the upkeep of the facility, utilities, production equipment and automation, ensuring uptime is maintained to a high standard.


  • Build organisational capabilities at the individual level to drive engineering performance with a high level of employee ownership, through an environment of continuous improvement, coaching, teamwork, delegation, performance reviews, and cross-training.
  • Manage the engineering activities on a day-to-day basis managing all of the inputs to ensure production meets the forecast volumes and financial budget while meeting the Safety, Customer, and Quality requirements.
  • Ensure that engineering issues are identified and managed to achieve KPI's and SLA’s are aligned to the company’s strategic objectives and requirements. Monitor and report performance against targets.
  • Develop a maintenance and engineering strategy through the use of preventative, predictive, and RCA techniques including engineering standards for the site.

Experience Required:

  • Five years proven experience as an Engineering Manager where you have been responsible for the engineering planning, CAPEX, quality, personnel, costs, and all outputs..
  • Third level Degree qualification in Mechanical or Electrical Disciplines.
  • Extensive Maintenance leadership experience in an FMCG environment (Food, Drink, or Dairy Industry)
  • Detailed knowledge of manufacturing equipment, of safety requirements in the maintenance and repair of machinery.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead people and obtain results through teamwork, motivation, and real employee engagement
  • Excellent HR practices skills have good judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Can deal with employees on a one to one basis
  • Strong decision-making skills and a results-driven approach.
  • Ability to manage multiple conflicting demands and to prioritise accordingly.

Quorum Search Partners are the largest team of Food Industry Recruiters in Ireland, recruiting the very best food industry talent across Ireland and internationally.

Please apply by sending your CV to Ray Powell at or call for more information.

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