Clark Recruitment are delighted to be partnering with their client, a leader in the FMCG industry based in Dublin 12 to recruit an Engineering Group Manager. This is a full-time permanent position. 

As an Engineering Group Manager you will be:
  • Reporting to the Operations Director.
  • Consistent with a hands-on approach, and ownership for results, on-call for critical issues is essential
  • Develop and implement preventative maintenance schedules, and on an ongoing basis evaluate the effectiveness of the PM program.
  • Coach, develop and manage a team of multi-skilled engineers to best effect.
  • Responsibility for Health & Safety coordination and to lead site Safety Initiatives, including Safety Action Team.
  • To Champion Quality
  • Set challenging performance goals for the team, monitor individual effectiveness, identify skills gaps, and implement programs to address.
  • Work within BRC / ISO9000 and show continuous improvement initiatives with that framework.
  • Deliver best in class machine uptime and efficient factory maintenance. On call re plant breakdown.
  • Liaise with Local Authorities, environmental agencies and insurers, to best effect for the company.
  • Can demonstrate and communicate concepts clearly and credibly.
  • Show ability to be innovative and have excellent trouble-shooting skills.
  • Develop budgets and deliver performance within the agreed budget. Control cost of outside contractors to a minimum.
  • Project Engineering management – identification, delivery, and post completion audit.
  • Identify “green” initiatives consistent with the work which has been championed to date.

Knowledge / Experience / Skills

  1. Driven leader with attention to detail and strong team ethos.
  2. A strong ability to adapt and learn.
  3. A problem solver with an analytical approach.
  4. Project delivery expert with excellent functional knowledge.
  5. An individual with a collaborative nature.
  6. Excellent communicator with strong IT skills.
  7. Excellent knowledge of good engineering practices and procedures.
  8. Ability to think strategically.
  9. Strong focus on costs, budgets, and
  10. Ability to work effectively within a food processing environment.
  11. Innovation and continuous improvement focused.
  12. Clear, strong understanding of new automation technologies and equipment.
  13. Understanding of capital projects execution, cost control and scheduling.
  14. Focus on sustainability initiatives and energy management.


  1. Engineering / Automation3rd level Engineering Qualification
  2. PMI PMP Project Management
  3. IMI Diploma High Impact Leadership
For more information about this excellent opportunity, please phone Niamh Gaffney on 045881888 or email your CV to


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