Engineering Manager
Geraldine, Canterbury, Full Time, Engineering
Please Quote Reference Number 71528
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  • Nestled at the foot of the Four Peaks Mountain Range in Geraldine - South Canterbury, Barker's has been on the corner of the original family farm since 1969. With the constant desire to explore new and innovative ways of doing things, we never stopped respecting, fostering and growing our business.

    With 230+ employees at our busy head office and factory, the job opportunities are diverse and exciting.

    We are now seeking an experienced Engineering Manager to join our Manufacturing team on our Geraldine site. With some exciting developments in 2019 and ambitious expansion plans, we are seeking an applicant who is an experienced people leader and who has a proven track record in managing large complex projects.

    This position will be responsible for maintaining and enhancing engineering standards that enable production departments to meet their current and future objectives in a timely and cost-effective manner.

    It will also be responsible for:
    • Management of a high performing Engineering Team
    • Capital project spend and implementation
    • Site utilities
    • Preventative Maintenance Programme
    • Optimisation of our production lines to improve production efficiency
    To be considered for this role you will:
    • Have Food Manufacturing experience
    • Previous experience working with LEAN principals and tools
    • Experience managing budgets
    • Proven track record in coaching and developing an Engineering team
    • Proven experience with TPM systems
    In addition to this, you will have the ability to drive change operating with a "sense of urgency". You will be a role model in demonstrating a focus in Health & Safety, Food Safety and Quality. A pragmatic, hands on and people focused approach is also a must!

    In return we offer our employees a dynamic and supportive culture with training and development opportunities.

    Does this sound like you? If so please apply now through the online application form.

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