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Engineering Assistant Manager

Pin icon WA8 Widnes
Pound Sterling icon £35,000 - £45,000 dependent on experience
Clock icon Permanent
Calendar icon 2 May 2024
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Join the growing Plasmor Limited team as Assistant Engineering Manager in Widnes.

Earn a competitive salary of £35k - £45k and enjoy a host of benefits, including up to 27 days annual leave, profit-sharing, and career growth opportunities. Don’t miss out – apply online today…

Assistant Engineering Manager
Widnes, WA8 0SQ

  • Full time (40 hours per week), permanent
  • £35,000 - £45,000 dependent on experience
  • 3+ years’ relevant industrial experience required, preferably in automated production

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK

Plasmor Ltd stands as the UK’s premier independent Concrete Building and Paving Block manufacturer. With a rich history dating back to 1959, we are synonymous with quality, service, and innovation in the building industry. Our commitment to engineering excellence and cutting-edge technology has positioned us as pioneers in our field.


  • Competitive salary of up to £45k based on experience.
  • 22 days paid annual holiday increasing by 1 day per year up to 27 days. Plus statutory holidays.
  • Profit-sharing scheme (discretionary payment being based on company performance).
  • Annual service bonus.
  • Government-backed auto-enrolment pension scheme.
  • Opportunities for career development and advancement.

About the Role:

We're seeking an Assistant Engineering Manager for our Widnes site. The ideal candidate will possess primary experience in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, educated to HNC level with a minimum of 3 years relevant industrial experience, ideally in automated production.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and coordinate maintenance of automated concrete production machinery and raw material processing equipment.
  • Lead the maintenance team and oversee the Planned Preventative Maintenance scheme.
  • Drive process improvement initiatives and manage small-scale projects.
  • Procure spare parts and manage stock.
  • Contribute to site Health and Safety protocols as a key team member.

The role involves physical activity like lifting heavy machinery parts, navigating ladders and walkways, using hand/pneumatic tools, and wearing PPE, including respiratory gear for some tasks.

The Ideal Candidate:

The perfect fit will:

  • Possess technical expertise in mechanical, electromechanical, and electrical systems.
  • Demonstrate problem-solving skills and creativity.
  • Prioritise tasks effectively and work well under pressure.
  • Communicate effectively and thrive in a team environment.
  • Exhibit a proactive and improvement-oriented mindset.

If that sounds like you and are ready to take on a fresh challenge with our thriving business, don’t hesitate to apply…

How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any supporting documents.

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.

Other suitable skills and experience include Engineer, Engineering, Engineering Manager, Engineering Assistant Manager, Assistant Engineering Manager, Maintenance Engineer, Production Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Automation Engineer, Industrial Engineer, Process Engineer, Facilities Engineer, Plant Engineer.