Associate Engineering Manager

Location: Cork, Republic of Ireland
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: about 1 year ago
Role type: Permanent
Industry: Life Sciences & Engineering Practice, Engineering Leaders and Specialists
Contact name: Anna Carey
Contact email: anna.carey@hrmrecruit.com

Job description

Our client is one of the worlds leading food and beverage companies, selling in over 200 countries across the globe. They are so well established that their food and beverage brands are consumed over one billion times a day. Due to continuous expansion, a new position for Associate Engineering Manager has arisen at their Co. Cork facility.

The Position:

  • Responsible for the overall execution of the Ireland sites' Capital Plan (including scope, contract strategy, resource requirements, communications plans, safety and quality management, risk management, budget and schedule management) for the Ireland area sites
  • Provide technical leadership as required across all 3 Ireland plants required to deliver the key site initiatives
  • Manage site project engineering resource required to deliver the engineering agenda
  • Responsible for delivering the engineering and procurement standards, including technical and commercial aspects, supplier relationships and performance management of key capital programs
  • Responsible for identifying and resourcing the capabilities needed to deliver technically complex solutions
  • Responsible for the safe execution, the budget and the schedule of the capital program
  • Identify and develop strategic supplier relationships to support effective management of the global and local capital requirements
  • Develop and leverage best practices from divisions as well as from other industries to deliver world class performance in plant and equipment design, project implementation and construction management
  • Implement sustainable engineering practices and programmes ensuring sustainability in plant design and operation
  • Lead the interface and communication with individual plants to ensure seamless handover of projects to plant operations

The Person:

  • Several years process industry experience in engineering with extensive capital project management experience particularly in the management of a multi-disciplinary portfolio of complex projects.
  • Degree qualification in Chemical, Mechanical, Civil or Electrical Engineering
  • Experience required in the following areas:
    • Process plant technical standards
    • Project concept development
    • Business case and capital approval
    • Design, Procurement and Installation
    • Construction, Commissioning and Validation
    • Environmental, health and safety management
    • Contractor and Construction Management
    • Project risk management
    • Schedule and cost control
    • Change Management
    • Ability to define and lead projects and direct/motivate project teams
    • Demonstrated ability to function effectively in stressful, fast-paced situations, with the personal leadership to influence and positively motivate self and peers
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, proven ability to work at all levels in an international organisation


* Attractive package on offer for the successful candidate
* Long-term career progression

To learn more about this role apply online or contact Anna Carey on +353 873928655 for a confidential discussion.


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