Engineering Manager - South East, Auckland

Job title : Engineering Manager - South East, Auckland
Location : Auckland
Job type : Permanent
Contact name : Kerry Rowlands
Job reference : KR71326

My client are an established, heavy industrial maintenance and manufacturing contractor providing specialist, integrated maintenance, fabrication and projects services. Reporting into the COO this role will form an integral part of the business and will be a key link in achieving the company vision to be the No#1 provider of skilled personnel for maintenance shutdowns, fabrication and capital projects. A new, strategic role, created, following a sustained period of growth you will be tasked with implementing business improvement initiatives aimed at driving a high performance and continuous improvement culture. Although aligned heavy industrial industry experience is beneficial if you have significant performance improvement, business administration, financial or change management experience within a technical engineering, industrial or similar environment you will be considered! The purpose of the role is to provide operational management and leadership to the business by implementing technical and developmental training opportunities to staff, supporting delivery of the strategic company plan. If you can you show a successful rack record of managing a profit and loss business unit successfully and want to leverage this into a unique, succession planning, executive opportunity, this role is not to be missed!

Te āheitanga: The opportunity

  • Plan, organise, direct and deliver operational activities of engineering departments to embed a high performance culture

  • Varied role with focus across H&S, Quality and Continuous Improvement

  • Support development of trade staff (Fabrication, Machining, Welding, Hydraulics) through operational management, mentoring, training / education and leadership

  • Provide performance feedback loop to identify individual development needs, growth opportunities and recognise achievement

  • Be integral to implementation of strategic plan, provide influence, identify opportunities to streamline processes and increase business unit capabilities

E kōrero ana mōu: About you

  • Tertiary qualified in Engineering or Industrial Trade

  • Formal business or management education with a proven track record of personal and professional development

  • Background managing a business unit or profit and loss centre within a complex heavy industrial, manufacturing or related industry

  • Inspirational leader who can inspire and build high performing teams

  • Experienced with change management to deliver

  • Strategic, analytical thinker with developed problem solving skills

  • Developed commercial acumen, financially literate and experienced managing budgets

  • Safety first approach with an understanding of H&S requirements and legislation for staff working in large industrial and hazardous environments

O rātou painga: On offer

  • Unique leadership role within an established, leading industrial services contractor

  • Exceptional opportunity, integral to next phase of growth for company

  • Chance to make a difference to some great staff by developing company culture, people, processes and systems

  • Put your own stamp on implementing company vision to achieve strategic long term goals

  • Competitive salary in $140-$150 + benefits + performance incentive options

As an equal opportunities employer, my client welcome applications from diverse backgrounds and are keen for the successful person to break the ceiling of what is possible with Engineering Management. Your will be given a relatively blank canvas where innovation is actively encouraged! As an established business they know how things can be done, your role is to assess objectively and develop and implement ways to do things better! To be considered you MUST have current, long term and unrestricted work rights for NZ and be based locally or with imminent arrival. The successful applicant will be subject to drug, alcohol, medical and MOJ checks as part of pre-employment.

To be considered send your CV to quoting reference KR71326 or contact Kerry Rowlands for further information on 09 951 5006 / 021 917 913.