Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Engineering Manager


Job Description:

Orion have an exciting opportunity for an Engineering Manager at a leading manufacturing company based in Oxford.

We have partnered with a thriving manufacturing business in Oxford that is on the lookout for an enthusiastic and highly experienced Engineering Manager to join their team.

If you're electrically biased, have a strong background in for team management, and thrive in a fast-paced environment, this could be the perfect role for you!


Engineering Manager Key Responsibilities: 

  • Managing a team of 8 Engineers in a multi-faceted production environment.
  • Have key input in continuous improvement projects to increase efficiencies & reduce downtime.
  • Manage key accounts
  • Managing the entire Engineering Budget
  • CAPEX projects
  • Effectively manage workflow and team resources to optimize productivity.
  • Hands-on support when needed
  • Strategic planning


Desired Experience: 

  • Electrical bias - Must have a strong understanding and background in electricals. Qualifications like HND/HNC required. 
  • Technical knowledge '' PLC's
  • Strong leadership and management experience.
  • Experience in a fast-paced heavy industrial manufacturing environment.
  • Proven experience in team management and leadership within a fast-paced setting.
  • Managing CAPEX projects
  • Understanding of lean methodologies
  • FMCG & High-volume manufacturing.
  • Experience in a hands-on Managerial role.
  • Motivational skills with a talent for team building and upskilling.
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in working with PLC's such as Siemens & Mitsubishi.
  • Background in plant machinery maintenance, ideally within the FMCG sector.
  • Strategic planning to drive a company to excellence.


Perks and Benefits: 

Competitive salary of £60,000 - £62,000 DOE + annual bonus of up to 10%


Work Schedule:

Monday to Friday, 8 am to 6pm


If you're looking for a new opportunity, click and apply now! For more information, feel free to reach out Katie Maisey at Orion Electrotech Aylesbury via email at [email protected].


  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Manufacturing