Shift Manager (Engineering)

Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Excellent remuneration and benefits
13 Mar 2018
13 Apr 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

We have a fantastic job for a Shift Manager - Engineering to join our clients manufacturing site – in West Yorkshire. You will report to the Site Engineering Manager and you will be responsible for driving performance of the Engineering team on shift in a fast-paced manufacturing environment. This will make demands on your management, communication and organisational skills as you seek to balance the need to minimise machinery downtime whilst identifying ways to improve performance without impacting on quality and Engineer engagement.

This role is working 4 on 4 off, 2 days, 2 nights 7am to 7pm, 7pm to 7am.


You will work with the site Engineering Management Team to plan & prioritise work to minimise machinery downtime & ensure maximum use of resources. You’ll lead and support the asset care programme and demonstrate its behaviours and have a hands-on approach to repair and optimise the reliability of all equipment assets. You'll Co-ordinate maintenance priorities with the Maintenance team and ensure this is planned in advance, to avoid production disruption and working closely with the site production team. You'll undertake Crisis Incident Management, Accident and Near Miss investigations and ensure standards of discipline are maintained, handling infringements in line with company discipline & grievance procedures. In addition, you'll have a hands-on approach to repair and optimise the reliability of all equipment assets.

About You

You’ll need to be qualified to NVQ level 3 (or equivalent, ONC mechanical/electrical engineering, BTEC level 3 in mechanical & electrical/electronic engineering) with a proven track record in an engineering and fault-finding role gained from a FMCG environment (ideally the food industry). You'll have a proven track record of delivering strong results through a team in a people management role. You’ll also have a good understanding of HACCP principles and ideally IEE qualification up to 17th edition wiring regulations would be advantageous.

Interested? Please contact Chris Clarke at AIM Recruitment on 0115 923 4651 for a confidential conversation.

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