Engineering Manager (Remote)

Salary: Competitive Salary
Job Type: Full time
Experience: Senior Level

Building Adhesives Ltd

Engineering Manager (Remote)

Engineering Manager | Building Adhesives Ltd | UK

Building Adhesives specialises in the development, manufacture and distribution of ceramic tile adhesives, grouts, silicone sealants and ancillary products for a wide range of applications.

Founded in 1962 as a development centre for the British ceramic tile industry, Building Adhesives is a wholly owned subsidiary of ARDEX GmbH, Germany. Its main activities are based in Stoke-on-Trent in the UK. The UK activities comprise R&D facilities, administrative centre and UK manufacturing activities.

Products are sold under the BAL and Dunlop brands. BAL is the market leader in the UK professional tiling market and renowned for its stringent product quality and excellent technical and training services, whilst Dunlop offers a comprehensive range of tiling products for a wide spectrum of building applications which are distributed through the merchant sector.


Reporting to the Head of Operations the Engineering Manager will be responsible for a small team of multi skilled maintenance engineers to ensure the production plant and facilities are maintained to meet all regulatory requirements and to achieve a machinery availability for production of >95% of scheduled requirements. The role also includes project engineering/management of all internal capital projects on site.

Qualifications/education required:

  • Qualified to degree level, or equivalent in a related Engineering discipline (Mechanical or Electrical Engineering)

Experience required:

  • Project Management skills (inc. budget control, design conception to commissioning and hand over)
  • Ideally AutoCAD experience
  • Departmental budget control
  • Demonstrable analytical skills with sound problem solving ability
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, able to impart knowledge effectively to others
  • Excellent organisation skills, able to prioritise

Duties & Responsibilities:

Duties and responsibilities for the role will include:

  • Installation and commissioning of new equipment
  • Maintenance, examination and testing of existing equipment, ensuring correct operation and safe working
  • Minimising downtime by ensuring a rapid response to breakdowns and identifying the cause of the problem to implement preventative measures to eliminate re-occurrence
  • Control planned preventative maintenance and asset care on equipment using the PPM computer system
  • Control and ordering of spares and equipment required
  • Communicate any problems to relevant key contacts
  • Maintain up to date records of plant examinations and inspections, carried out by own team and third-party contractors required to meet the legal requirements of the business
  • Control and deployment of engineering team
  • Contractor Control activities on site, Permits, inductions and record keeping
  • Good working knowledge and understanding of automated processing plant
  • Similar roles in a manufacturing/processing industry background

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent


  • Company pension
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: On-site – Stoke-On-Trent

Application deadline: 29/09/2023

If you would like to know more, please apply and we will get back to you.

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