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Engineering Manager

  • Job reference: 932558
  • Location: Orkney, Orkney Islands
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Operations Managers, Transport and Logistics
  • Date posted: 21/01/2021

932558 - Engineering Manager

We are currently working with our client to secure the services of an Engineering Manager

The main purpose of this role is to effectively manage the engineering function in the depot whilst following and enforcing company guidelines, policies and procedures. To assist and enable the delivery of the business objectives and standards of customer service and operational objectives.

Duties include

  • Responsible to the Chief Engineer for the correct management of the engineering budget.
  • Directly responsible for the performance of the engineering functions of the depots, staff recruitment, training, discipline and management.
  • To ensure the daily service (PVR) delivery is met and achieved within the timeframe set.
  • To ensure site maintenance and security are kept up to date and maintained correctly.
  • To provide operational data for budget purposes, to monitor performance against budget and investigate, recommend and implement service operational tactics to maximise delivery potential.
  • To proactively monitor and manage breakdowns and comprehensively collect the data from each for analysis.
  • To ensure all aspects of the Engineering Guidance Manual are fully adopted and implanted with in the depot.
  • To be responsible for the collection, maintenance and distribution of data and records to meet statutory and company requirements.
  • Audit control vehicle ownership documentation in line with company policy


  • Technical qualification within the engineering
  • Experience within a similar or the same industry
  • Excellent man management skills.
  • Keen team player.
  • Good business acumen
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Excellent understanding of the operating systems and a functional use of Microsoft program
  • The ability to inspire and teach where required excellent communication skills

This is a permanent position

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.