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Engineering Projects & Facilities Manager

Job Description

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

Are you an experienced Engineering Project Manager? Can you deliver capital investment projects to deadline and budget? Do you have strong people management experience?

If the answer is yes - then look no further. Church & Dwight UK Ltd have an exciting opportunity for an Engineering Projects & Facilities Manager to join our team based in Folkestone, Kent, on a permanent basis.

Based at our manufacturing site in Folkestone, this role is responsible for managing capital investment projects for all of our UK operations, ensuring the delivery of solutions that meet initial objectives, and meet safety and budget considerations. Communication is key and the role holder is responsible for managing the implementation of the projects into the business, clearly communicating progress to relevant stakeholders and senior management.

Additionally, the Engineering Projects & Facilities Manager has an on-site Facilities team of 4, who are responsible for the delivery of facility services for the UK sites and statutory compliance of all facilities and infrastructure assets.

Responsibilities include:

Capital investments

  • Preparation and submission of the business annual Capital Plan

  • Preparing investment projects and gaining approval

  • Execution of Capital Projects ensuring accurate delivery in terms of spend and time

  • Recommending investment opportunities

  • Keeping spend within the total annual approved budget

  • Communicating key project activities to senior management and where necessary to the whole workforce

  • Updating site records/drawings reflecting changes

Asset Management

  • Ensure that all capital equipment is managed to the guidelines, which includes but not limited to:

    • Additions to the Asset Register

    • Asset relocation notification

    • Asset removal/Idle Assets

    • Asset disposal/sale

Safety Responsibilities

  • Ensures that Safe Systems of work are used at all times

  • Ensures that HS&E Department are involved during all phases of any work

  • Contractor management


  • Ensure the engineering team maintain all sites in a safe and clean order

  • Manage the revenue budget

  • Communicate when budgetary constraints impact on delivery of services

  • Responsible for planning applications and building regulation applications

  • Responsible for all security activities including the provision of physical protection and manned guarding for all sites

Skills and knowledge required:

The ideal candidate will have experience of an Engineering Projects Management role, having been responsible both for the delivery of capital projects (to budget and deadline) as well as for the management of people.

  • Engineering apprenticeship qualification in either an Electrical or Mechanical discipline and a level of further education

  • Project Management Qualification and/or extensive experience in managing engineering projects

  • Extensive knowledge of equipment and suppliers

  • Management / Leadership skills with excellent communication skills

  • Be autonomous, action-orientated and pragmatic with a commitment to deliver results

  • Proactively seek improvement, is a solution provider and a problem solver

  • Embrace and accelerate change in a fast-paced environment

  • Thrive on challenges and keep a healthy attitude under pressure

  • Adapt to changing priorities as needed and escalates issues before they become problems

In return, we offer an attractive remuneration package including a performance related bonus, car allowance, highly competitive pension, life assurance cover and 24 days annual leave.

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Church & Dwight strives to create an environment where everyone feels free to bring their authentic self to work every day.

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We care - about our people, our products, our consumers and our environment. To honor these priorities, we’ve built our culture around the tenants of courage, determination and team spirit. We’re united by our small company feel and inspired by opportunities to make our mark.

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As an equal opportunity employer, Church & Dwight is committed to providing access and opportunities to individuals with disabilities. Applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact 877-809-8449 or email their resume and cover letter to Please note that these options are available only to those needing an accommodation because of a medical condition or disability. All email submissions should include “Accommodation needed” in the subject line as well as information related to the specific position you are interested in (requisition number, job title, location, etc.). Church & Dwight will not respond to inquiries made to or 877-809-8449 that are not related to accessibility of the online application system by persons with medical conditions or disabilities. To review Church & Dwight’s Equal Opportunities Employer Policy, click link below.

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