Engineering Manager

      Report directly to the NSW Director, authority across 5 manufacturing sites 

•      Market leading manufacturing delivering to the biggest names in manufacturing and logistics 

•      Opportunity to transform a maintenance engineering function across multiple locations 

Client Details

A truly market leading manufacturing business with 5 sites across NSW requires a Head Of Engineering to fully devise, implement and manage their transformation from reactive to preventative maintenance. Controlling a $4m budget and circa 12 team members this a unique opportunity to own the engineering strategy for a major manfacturing business enjoying continued growth. 


Reporting directly to the NSW Director the Head Of Maintenance Engineering the role holder will devise maitenance strategy for 5 NSW sites with a further 3 regional plants. You will manage engineering activities accross  NSW manufacturing sites to achieve the optimal maintenance program with regards to Safety, Quality of work and cost. Controlling the budget and being granted huge autonomy the successful candidate will have a major opportunity to dramtically impact the business' bottom line. Specifically you will:

- Implement maintenance strategy to ensure the safety of all mechanical and electrical equipmen
- Lead and develop maintenance across all plants within the region ensuring Continuous Improvement and Safe Working is central to everything the teams do
- Devise, schedule, implement and manage the TPM process across the region
- Manage internal stakeholders such as Plant Managers, Safety Leads and Warehouse Leads to ensure the program is received positively
- Analyse maintenance, external spend on contracts and the matrix structure, ensuring a world class structure is implemented
- Identify areas for improvement, opportunities for cost reduction an implement action plans accordingly
- Monitor, report and correct all root cause issues (operator, process of equipment) 

This is a brand new, highly visible and seriously exciting role for an engineering maintenance leader to shape and manage Engineering activities across multiple sites for a market leader. 


To be successful in applying for this role you will be trade qualified and ideally hold a tertiary degree in an engineering related subject. You must have:

-Trade qualification and has worked as a maintenance engineer (ideally with skills and understanding of welding and fabrication)
-Have an extensive background within a machinery intensive manufacturing environment
-Have transformed a maintenance department from a reactive operation to a truly TPM led environment 
-Have worked with MEX and preventative maintenance and have managed a team of at least 5, ideally accross more than one site
-Be a real people person with the gravitas to build relationships across multiple sites and functions

Job Offer

Circa $130,000- $135,000 + Super + Use of Company Vehicle 

Matthew Walker, Associate Partner, 02 9195 2381