Senior Engineering Manager

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Site Engineering Manager (Material Handling Systems) – Logistics

Location: East Midlands with UK travel

Salary: £70-95,000 + benefits

Our Global Consultancy Client is seeking a special After-Sales Site Engineering Manager with a pedigree established within Logistics and or Materials Handling Systems.

You will provide necessary residential maintenance engineering / support services needed to maintain and minimise downtime and failures of the equipment installed at their Client sites. This role will complement and support the Clients' internal teams to service the equipment as needed post Go-live. in a large scale Distribution Centre environment.

The role:

Supporting the project and site management teams during the install, start-up, and post go-live support of a Client project.

Provide lead by example mentorship managing small teams (internal and/or Client stakeholders) during engagements.

Leading teams and supporting high levels of performance and conducting work efforts as needed; prioritising conflicting demands/needs necessary to maintain uptime.

Developing and managing the CMMS programs including configuration of assets within the CMMS

Managing and tracking spare parts and warranties and follow-up accordingly with OEM’s

Managing project financials – budget, timeline, expenses, staffing.

Establish maintenance intervals and project schedules.

Fostering good communications between internal teams, building general contractors, permitting and inspection officials, sub-contractors, and the Client.

Managing project level Client relationships and overall project efforts.

Establishing and maintaining accurate equipment and service logs.

Prepare maintenance work orders are required

Offering and presenting overall site maintenance and engineering continuity point of view during project efforts and deliverables.

Developing and supporting internal business systems and processes.

Reading and thoroughly understanding the contractual deliverables, and ensuring they are referenced accordingly; understanding the various shared savings contracts and their budget implications.

Expanding the core maintenance service function from the ground up within existing client sites using a "sleeves up" approach; defining and developing the teams, systems, and process necessary to position ourselves as best in class and a differentiator in the market.

Assist in defining and managing EMEA aftermarket strategy, offering and go-to-market model, including client targeting, offering alignment, pricing, channels, and process.

Establishing the value proposition with alignment to the broader Consultancy brand identity.

Develop deep relationships within our Client’s base of customers while acting as the first point of call for service needs. Find creative ways to build client value through knowledge of their operations and innovative ways to drive improvements through services.

Develop a best-in-class Client Support organisation to meet the needs of growing client sites based in the EMEA region and aligned globally.

Structure and oversee efforts to appropriately scale service offerings, infrastructure, practices, and team resources in line with market demands and growth. Create "ease of use" interactions through digital tools and technologies.

Define and lead internal efforts to support continuous improvement using methods such as Lean (always building versus maintaining)

Monitoring budgets on a weekly basis utilizing the budget reports and investigating significant line item variances.

Ensuring that appropriate meetings are held to keep the project on track, to keep team members informed, to anticipate possible problems and to learn from past mistakes (i.e. Weekly/Bi-Weekly Team Meetings and Post Project Review Meetings).

Assisting the Sales Team with preliminary schedules, Sales calls, site reviews and Installation Plans for retrofit sites.

Coaching, leading, and managing others

The person:

MEng or BEng educated and experience in a related field plus 10 years of previous related experience in Supply Chain Automation and Engineering, developing and leading aftermarket business; or an equivalent combination of education and experience

4+ years in site/project management in a distribution centre environment

Extensive experience working with CMMS systems

Ability to document all essential items in clear, understandable language

Advanced or specialist proficiency related to character and integrity, organisational and business leadership, talent development, and achieving results

Self-motivated and ability to work with limited direction

Well-developed interpersonal, time management, and problem-solving skills

Ability to work and collaborate effectively with a team and support high levels of performance

High level understanding of financial analysis and budget tracking

Strong business acumen and attention to detail

Excellent written and oral communication abilities, facilitation and problem solving skills.

Ability to employ persuasion skills with discretion and consideration

Management and leadership skills

Documentation and process driven

Strong interpersonal, organizational, time management and problem-solving skills

Majority of time spent in the East Midlands. Must be flexible to travel domestically and potentially to other EU countries.

To apply please email your CV

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