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Engineering Manager (Automation)

Engineering Manager (Automation)

Job Title: Engineering Manager (Automation)
Location: Sligo
Salary: On Application
Start Date: 2021
REF: 10841
Contact Name: Heather McGowan
Contact Email: sligo@icegroup.ie

Job Description

Our Client

Our Client based in Sligo is recruiting for an experienced Engineering Manager to lead and support a team of technicians. In this role, you will report to the site Operations Manager and play an important part in the Snr. Management Team. 

Personal Profile

  • Engineering background with relevant technical qualification

  • Relevant experience in a manufacturing environment

  • People management experience 


  • Ability to work well under pressure 

  • Excellent problem-solving skills 

  • Positive people person with proven organisational skills 

  • Forward-thinking, open to change 

  • Excellent attention to detail 

  • Able to take ownership and accountability for results 

  • Tenacious in delivery 

  • Takes pride in improvements 

  • Self- starter 

  • Hands-on approach

Job Requirements & Responsibilities

  • Management of a diverse team to ensure maximum efficiency achieved

  • Ongoing performance reviews to maximise individual potential 

  • Effective coaching of team members 

  • Planning training for team 

  • Provide technical assistance and direction to their team 

  • Plan resourcing requirements, balancing priorities with constraints 

  • Champion a quality approach to all output (Right First-Time approach) 

  • Ownership for site Health and Safety 

  • Implement Good Manufacturing Practice 

  • Overall management of department budget 

  • Identify and implementation of process and cost improvement opportunities

  • Liaising with customer representatives when on-site during ongoing progress reviews and testing 

  • Actively contribute to the management team and various companywide improvement initiatives

Apply now with your CV!