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Engineering Manager

Branch: Ashburton

Category: Engineering

Type: Full-time

Closing Date: Nov 30, 2020


We're looking for a motivated person to join our leadership team as Engineering Manager at our Ashburton site. The purpose-built factory processes potatoes, peas and sweetcorn, 10 minutes north of Ashburton.

Reporting to the Plant Manager and supported by the maintenance teams (mechanical, electrical, boiler and planning/admin), you will be responsible for providing strategic leadership, expert engineering knowledge and experience to our site.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring plant reliability & managing plant shutdown activity
  • Managing contractors and improvement projects
  • Managing factory energy and natural resources use i.e. steam, water, power and air
  • Supporting department heads while creating a high performing, safety conscious, and motivated team
  • Trouble shooting, root cause analysis and continuous improvement
  • Budget control and parts management

The successful candidate will have:

  • Staff management experience and the ability to communicate effectively with all staff
  • Excellent record keeping and organisational abilities
  • Ideally a Mechanical Engineering qualification and/or considerable experience in this field
  • Experience with steam boiler operations and ideally hold relevant qualifications

  • A good understanding of health and safety responsibilities and the ability to assist in creating high awareness and compliance with safe operating procedures

We will offer you a competitive salary, including a vehicle and an opportunity to develop your career within a leading NZ company.

Talley's operate a drug free environment. All candidates will be required to under-go pre-employment and random drug screening.

Applicants will need to be legally entitled to work permanently in New Zealand