Plant Engineering Manager

Date: 6 Jun 2024

Location: Shotton, North West including North Wales, GB

Company: Tata Steel

Job Description

Job Title: Plant Engineering Manager

Department: Building Systems UK

Location: Shotton (CH5)

Salary: Up to £55,000 + Bonus

Closing Date: Thursday 20th June 2024



Building Systems UK is a leading manufacturer and solutions provider of steel roofing, cladding and structural floor decking systems for the UK construction market. Our comprehensive range of products have helped to build some of the most iconic and recognisable buildings in the world.


We are an enterprise of Tata Steel, the largest steel company in the UK.  The combined Tata Steel Group has an annual aggregate crude steel capacity of more than 33 million tonnes with approximately 80,000 employees across four continents. We’re part of the Tata Group, one of the largest, most diverse conglomerates in the world with businesses in the UK including Tata Steel, Jaguar Land Rover and Tetley Tea.


Sustainability is at the very heart of what we do and we are dedicated to managing our operations responsibly and to continuously improving our performance. Innovating for tomorrow, making a positive impact today. We have a publicly declared ambition to achieve Carbon Neutrality on or before 2045, five years before the UK legislative requirement and plan to reduce our carbon intensity by 80% by 2035 based on a 2018 baseline. You will be joining a team of professionals manufacturing and delivering world class products to the construction and manufacturing goods sector. 


Our mission is to ‘shape the future of sustainable buildings’ and we are working hard to deliver our vision for the future today which is to ‘enhance the lives of our colleagues, customers and society by enabling the creation of sustainable spaces where we live, work and play.’


If you are looking for a challenging & rewarding role in our world class organisation then we would like to hear from you.


What you will do

We are seeking two highly skilled and experienced Senior Engineers, with either a strong Process Safety or Chemical Engineering experience, to join our team. Reporting to the Works Engineering Manager for Building Systems UK, you will be responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of a team of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers and Technicians.


Your primary focus will be developing efficient processes, executing effective strategies, and ensuring the timely completion of projects.  You will be responsible for managing budgets and overseeing their successful execution throughout the year. Collaborating closely with the wider technical and manufacturing teams, you will ensure that preventative (and reactive) maintenance projects are delivered on schedule and within budget, maintaining a high level of quality and adherence to organisational objectives.  


A key part of your role will be to help build and grow either Chemical Engineering or Process Safety Engineering competence both within the engineering team and across other departments too. You will develop and test chemical processes and collaborate with our chemists to enhance processes and equipment.  Confidence in delivering training to manufacturing operators as well as engineering team members as part of their personal development plans is key. As part of the engineering team, you will contribute towards annual operational financial budgets and assist in the procurement and management of engineering spares and consumables.


Have you got the skills?  Are you a strong communicator, an analytical problem solver, with the motivation and passion to drive engineering excellence?  


If you think you have what it takes to take on this new role within Building Systems UK, then we want to hear from you.  


What you will need

We are looking for candidates that can demonstrate:

  • A proven track record
  • Strong Commercial awareness
  • Strong supervisory skills and effective management experience of diverse engineering functions
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety systems and processes
  • Process Safety or Chemical Engineering background
  • Technical Qualifications in Engineering i.e. Bachelor’s degree
  • Knowledge of Engineering practices and Chemical Engineering / Process Safety processes


Interested in the role? find out more about Building Systems UK here.


For more information or for an informal discussion please contact:


What we can offer you

Tata Steel UK offers their employees significant benefits packages. For this role, you will benefit from:


  • A market competitive salary
  • 35 days holidays per annum
  • Annual Pay Review
  • Annual Bonus Scheme – subject to business performance
  • Private Healthcare Scheme (Individual cover)
  • One of the UK’s leading defined contribution pension schemes (10% employer contribution / 6% employee contribution)


We also have an extensive list of lifestyle benefits including free onsite parking at all of our sites, an employee assistance programme as well as Employee discount scheme for companies including Vodafone, Jaguar Land Rover and also various local services.

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