Our Client based in Cork is looking for an outstanding Engineering Manager – Maintenance Engineering (3D printing) who will manage this ground breaking technology at a new state of the art facility in Cork.

Salary: 64 – 85K plus 12.5% bonus, medical insurance, pension.


Responsible for providing technical leadership to the additive operations team. A core element of the role is to manage the development of the engineering competencies of the team. The role will involve developing engineering best practice and coaching and mentoring Operations & Maintenance Engineers & Technicians on engineering best practice. The work will also involve process development and the design of new solutions to improve the efficiency and cost of existing production processes. A key part of this role will be supporting the development of medium and long term operations strategies to ensure the optimum operations performance over time:

  • Be responsible and accountable for the development of the best engineering strategy to deliver the Operational objectives of the Additive business.
  • Lead a team of assigned engineers and other functional professionals to deliver specific project objectives which support the operations strategy.
  • Work closely with the Cork Additive Management team to ensure optimum business results in the short, medium and long term.
  • Be responsible to manage the engineering competencies of assigned engineers and partner with the Operations manager to ensure consistent development across the business unit ME’s.
  • Develop and complete IDP’s and performance reviews with assigned engineers to provide structured development opportunities to improve performance and engagement.
  • Drive continuous improvement through the greater integration of IT systems through out the plant (use centrally generated reports, maximize the efficiency of IT technologies etc.)

What you will need

  • A level 8 Degree in an Engineering discipline.
  • Masters/ Black Belt desirable.
  • 10 years relevant experience in a technical engineering role.
  • 3 years experience within manufacturing operations in a leadership role.
  • A recognized qualification in Lean Manufacturing and proven experience practicing Lean tools.
  • Business understanding of operations and their impacts is essential.
  • High level of PC skills.
  • A demonstrated ability to coach and guide others.
  • Strong communication skills with both Internal and external agents.
  • An ability to facilitate a team of engineers to deliver a specific objective.
  • Flexibility essential with strong project management skills.
  • Self-starter with demonstrated efficient work methods, analytical & problem solving skills and ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.
  • Proven successful leadership/management of engineering team in an aggressive, dynamic, and results motivated environment.

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