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Section Engineering Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters.  We want to get to know you.  If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer. 

We are currently looking for a Section Engineering Manager to join our friendly team based in our Mountsorrel Quarry, Leicestershire.

Here at Tarmac, we are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Role Responsibility

Reporting directly to the Engineering Manager, you will maintain continuous production and improve efficiencies safely through effectively implementing preventative maintenance schedules and responding in a timely manner to breakdown repairs.  You will ensure continuous improvement methodologies are applied that improves the operational scorecard. 
As well as, you’ll provide an effective link between the Operations management and the Engineering team. Delivering high-quality service to all sections of the quarry.   

Key Responsibilities;

  • Contribute to and assist in the implementation of improvement plans agreed with Engineering Manager or other members of the senior leadership team 

  • Ensure business development project work as identified by the Engineering Manager is undertaken in an effective manner and completed within budget and on time 

  • To assist the engineering department in achieving its budget targets through the efficient use of materials and replacement parts 

  • Take ownership of the PPM system and ensure effective use of resource to deliver 100% adherence to schedule against the PPM schedule 

  • Effective time management and prioritisation of activities 

  • Undertake direct line management of your engineering shift team  

  • To follow the correct accounting/authorisation process when ordering replacement parts 

  • Maintain and improve standards of hygiene and housekeeping in all areas of the Quarry including the engineering office and workshop 

  • To ensure emergency breakdown repairs are executed in a timely and efficient way on all production equipment. 

  • To ensure both you and your direct staff have received all the necessary training and development to enable effective capability within the team to work on all production equipment and to undertake tasks in a safe manner.  

  • To assess team development needs and action accordingly. 

  • To assist in the specification and installation of new equipment for the site 

  • To develop and improve the knowledge and skills of apprentice engineers. 

  • To ensure supervision and safe operating procedures for visiting contractors  

  • To maintain Health & Safety rules and regulations and ensure all Safe Systems of Work are signed off and complied with 

  • To identify potential hazards/risks to the Health & Safety Manager/responsible person upon discovery and be proactive in ensuring corrective actions are completed in a timely and cost-effective manner 

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate proven managerial experience working within an Industrial, Factory environment as a Mechanical Engineering Manager, Section Engineering Manager or similar. As well as possess good communication skills and have a real desire in developing both engineering and managerial skills.

Specific Requirments;

  • ONC/HNC Desirable 

  • Recognised apprenticeship preferably a higher-level standard 

  • Mechanical, Pneumatic and hydraulic systems knowledge 

  • Knowledge of continuous improvement techniques 

  • Challenge people, hold them accountable for job completion and quality of completion 

  • Computer literate. Familiarity with computer software (word, excel, etc) 

  • Demonstrate problem-solving capabilities 

  • Good presentation, communication and skills 

  • A positive, proactive can-do attitude 

Why Tarmac

We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits. 

Some of the range of benefits on offer to employees include: 

  • Bonus scheme 
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement 
  • Contributory pension scheme 
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc. 
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice. 
  • Training and development opportunities 

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future?


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