Engineering Services Manager

Dublin (City), Leinster
On Application
02 June 2017
30 June 2017
Position / level
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company:

Our client, an exciting Irish operation with significant growth plans, currently have a requirement for an experienced Engineering Services Manager based in Dublin. This is a permanent role and an excellent opportunity to build a long term career for the right candidate. This role calls for someone with considerable experience in a heavy process Engineering environment.


Reporting to the CEO, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Manage the company’s Maintenance & Services function which includes a team of approximately 35 craft workers, general workers and support staff.
  • Manage a range of external services suppliers and consultants.
  • Ensure that the requirement of customers depending on organisation plant and equipment are understood and met.
  • Ensure that best practice preventative and predictive maintenance methodologies are routinely implemented.
  • Ensure all plant, equipment and services required for business operations are available.
  • Ensure that there is redundancy and back-up to provide business continuity in critical areas.
  • Manage the procurement of both services and works in accordance with EU and Irish procurement law.
  • Manage tender competitions ensuring that tenders are evaluated objectively and contracts subsequently awarded without exposure to legal challenges.
  • Ensure M&S staff are trained to respond in emergency situations.
  • Ensure energy efficiency is continually improved.
  • Ensure Costs are controlled and reduced, where possible.
  • Ensure that all plant and equipment is maintained and operated in compliance with all relevant regulations including legislative and industry standards.
  • Ensure that environmental control measures are established and maintained for the operation and maintenance of all plant and equipment.
  • Initiate capital projects where required and ensure they are managed through the company’s established PM gateway process.
  • Ensure the operation and maintenance of all plant and equipment is risk assessed; that SOPs are in place and are reviewed regularly; and that appropriate training designed, delivered and recorded.
  • Management of a skilled workforce and support staff.
  • Management of external advisors and contractors.
  • Maintenance of relationships with customers and operators.
  • Maintenance of relationships with EMT colleagues and with Board and Board sub-committees.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Third level degree engineering qualification
  • Be a Chartered Engineer
  • Significant experience in process industry is essential including:
  • Electro-mechanical and electro-hydraulic drives
  • PLC control systems
  • Pipeline and pumping systems for petroleum or similarly hazardous fluids
  • Environmental monitoring systems
  • Energy management systems
  • Proven experience in managing, organising and motivating staff is essential.
  • Excellent presentation skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to think clearly and solve problems.
  • Proven ability to maintain strong and positive working relationships with colleagues, sub-contractors, service suppliers, customers and regulatory bodies.

Should you have the required background and skills required for this role, please contact Sarah Doyle for further information on or call 01 661 0444.

Please submit your CV in Microsoft Word format.