Plant Engineering & Performance Manager

Royal Mail Group

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Job reference number 48813

Plant Engineering & Performance Manager

Salary £36,233 Plus 10% bonus potential and generous annual leave

Full time


Aberdeen Mail Centre



Royal Mail is a business with a proud heritage.  We deliver to 29 million addresses 6 days a week. Our brands – Royal Mail and Parcelforce Worldwide – are amongst the best known in the country.  But what really sets us apart isn’t what we’re doing now; it’s what we’ll be doing in the future.   We are investing heavily in World Class engineering and processing techniques to make us more competitive in the future. This is a unique opportunity to work in a high-class engineering operation, benefiting from the very latest technology systems.


About the role


A key role in mail processing plants, the Plant Engineering and Performance Manager holds responsibility for leading the engineering technical, system and automation performance teams, you will report directly to the plant manager.


A core member of the operational management team at the Aberdeen Mail Centre, you’ll ensure that our many technical assets meet the needs of the business each day and comply with our demanding policies, standards and strategies.


It’s an exciting challenge. One that will see you involved in everything from handling budgetary, Health & Safety responsibilities, continuous improvement and delivering technical training alongside leading a team of maintenance engineers and actively supporting their professional development.


About you


Having already worked within an engineering environment you will have knowledge of asset maintenance strategies  and cost base models for asset management, along with knowledge of the engineering structure and how to influence automation KPI’s.


You must have a proven record of people management skills and be able to lead a team of highly skilled professionals as well as communicate effectively at all levels within the plant.


Having proven experience of driving change through continuous improvement you will have working knowledge of associated methodology’s and tools.


You will have a qualification in engineering or scientific discipline (BTEC Level 4/ HNC or equivalent) or accreditation to the engineering council governing body. 


Experience in a unionised environment would be an advantage.


This shift is typically a day shift; however there is a need for flexibility to work across all days and shifts if required



About Us Five centuries in business has made Royal Mail more than a household name. We connect companies, customers and communities across the country, delivering a ‘one-price-goes-anywhere’, universal postal service to more than 29 million addresses across the UK.


Our market is changing, but as a FTSE 100 organisation we are focused on achieving our vision of being recognised as the best delivery company in the UK and across Europe. We want to be more commercial, flexible and efficient and are employing our strong brand and a range of new products and services to achieve this.


We are an inclusive employer with equality, diversity and fairness at the heart of our values.  We welcome applications from individuals from all different backgrounds and are committed to promoting fair participation and equality of opportunity for all of our job applicants.



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Closing Date: Thursday 17th November 2016



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