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Engineering Manager

10/02/23 Dublin Neg

Permanent full-time

Our client, a Leading Food Producer for more than 150 years in Ireland, is seeking an Engineering Manager to join their team in North Dublin.

Responsible for managing an Engineering Supervisor and 5 Technicians.


To ensure the smooth operation of the site by developing the engineering strategy and then leading the implementation of that strategy. You will be expected to maintain best-in-class factory uptime whilst ensuring that all practices, systems and equipment on site are in accordance with the latest Health & Safety requirements.


Full-Time, Permanent Position. 

Salary is Negotiable, Depending on Experience.
7% Pension Contribution after Probation Period.

Role Description:

The successful candidate will take full ownership of all aspects of engineering on site and report to the Manufacturing Director. Responsibilities will include:


  • Coaching, development and management of a multi-skilled, team of engineering staff.

  • Developing and implementing a preventative maintenance programme and continuously reviewing and improving the effectiveness of that programme.

  • Setting tangible, measurable performance objectives for the engineering team and assessing individual performance against same.

  • Deliver the requirements of BRC, continuous improvement and other quality and safety standards within the engineering function.

  • Deliver best-in-class machine uptime.

  • Advancing the sustainability agenda within the plant.

  • Working closely with colleagues on the Operations Management team to achieve the overall goals of the team.

  • Liaising, from time to time, with local authorities, environmental agencies and insurers to achieve optimal outcomes for the company.

  • Developing, monitoring and reporting on spend versus budget for the Engineering function.

  • Project Management of capital expenditure items across the site.


Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • The successful candidate will be educated to Degree Level in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering or an Electrical Trade Qualification. They will have a problem solving mind-set.

  • Experience with Programmable Logic Control functions. 

  • Five years plus of proven people management experience at a senior level.

  • Familiarity with food process best practices.

  • Experience in project management.

  • High level of numeracy.

  • Strong PC based skills.

  • Comfortable and experienced in negotiating prices and services.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • A mind-set adapted to both problem-solving and innovation.

At Quorum Search Partners we respect your privacy. Your CV is sent to us in complete confidence and will never be forwarded to a third party without your consent. 

Please apply by sending your CV to Laura Duffy at or call for more information.

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