Engineering Manager

Job title : Engineering Manager
Location : Queensland
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Contact name : Tim Barraclough
Contact email :
Job reference : 1503599
About the Company
This company is a market leader in the meat industry and has a national footprint, whilst boasting state of the art facilities and a focus on sustainability. They require an experienced Engineering Manager due to a structural change.    

About the Role
The purpose of this role is to provide strong leadership and strategic direction within the Senior Management Team, overseeing all engineering, continuous improvement, and maintenance operations for the plant. The role ensures that all maintenance activities are conducted in accordance with established policies and standards, supporting the Maintenance Manager and team, and to drive initiatives to optimize plant efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
Key responsibilities include developing and implementing long-range plans, ensuring regulatory compliance, managing capital projects, and maintaining high standards of health, safety, and environmental sustainability. The role is critical in fostering a culture of continuous improvement and operational excellence, ensuring minimal downtime and reliable plant operations.

Skills & Experience
To be successful in the position, you will have the following or similar:  

  • Engineering Degree or trades qualifications.
  • Demonstrated capability in developing and managing significant capital and R&M budgets
  • Capability of leading and managing teams in delivering successful outcomes
  • Strong project management experience
  • Highly desirable lean manufacturing experience, Lean Six SIGMA Green/Black belt
  • Significant Food manufacturing experience
How to Apply

To apply online, please click on the apply function. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Tim Barraclough on