Engineering Manager


  • As a key member of the Leadership Team, contributes to the overall strategic planning and day to day management of the operation leading to the development of a World Class Manufacturing Operation.
  • Lead, develop and coach the Engineering team with overall responsibility for hiring, performance enablement and development of the team.
  • Involved in process innovation and design for new processes or equipment to match new products requirements in line with RSC and RCG initiatives and future growth projects.
  • Support the Strategic Framework in line with Digitize the System projects
  • Works with other multinational companies and vendors on new technologies and automation developments to keep the plant up to date.
  • Management of all Capital Project and associated work systems, design review, change control, Project Management.
  • Responsibility for the Site Master Plan, a 5 year strategic plan for the assets and systems of the largest concentrate plant.
  • Working with the Operations Team on resolving all customer related issues to ensure achievement of leading edge customer satisfaction.


  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in a high tech, large volume, manufacturing environment, typically beverages, pharmaceuticals, food or healthcare.
  • 3 years’ experience in a senior management position as head of engineering function
  • Management of multi-disciplinary technical / engineering teams.
  • Major Capital Projects (specification, design, installation, commissioning, cost control, purchasing, contract, planning & scheduling, risk analysis & avoidance).
  • Fully familiar with all regulatory and Best Practice with respect to Construction, Design & Management, Atex Regulations, HASWA, Pressure Regulations, Permit Procedures, Building Regulations, HAZOP, COSHHE, COMAH, Electrical Regulations, Seveso etc.
  • Process Control and Automation knowledge of PLC, Device Net, Control Net.
  • Management of an IT Hardware and Operating system complex environment desirable.
  • Management across a multi-functional and global organization.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including influencing, listening, team work and building value based relationships.
  • Excellent planning, analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills, with ability to manage and prioritise multiple conflicting demands.


  • Degree Qualified in Engineering
  • Chartered Professional Status preferable.

Your Recruitment Consultant is Sean Winstanley

Sean Winstanley
Sean joined Arcon Recruitment in early 2018 as our Specialist Technical Recruiter. Originally from the UK, now settled in Ballaghadrereen, Sean brings a wealth of recruitment experience in the IT / Technical arena. Sean has developed excellent skills account managing international, high profile clients solving their recruitment dilemmas.