Engineering Manager

North West England
£40000 - £50000 per annum + Additional Benefits
09 May 2018
06 Jun 2018
Carole Hearn
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Job Title: Engineering Manager

Location: North West/Lancashire/Greater Manchester

Salary: up to £50k + benefits

The Candidate:

Time served/HNC or equivalent

Experience of working within a food or FMCG factory

Experience of managing engineering teams in food manufacturing


The purpose of the role is to effectively manage the engineering team. Responsible for the safe and effective deployment of a food safe maintenance program, ensuring that health and safety and food safety are paramount in how the team delivers the program.

To support the Production Manager and Production team to exceed planned output targets and reduce waste in areas daily.

  • Implement and manage a performance management system for the engineering team, ensuring they are motivated and trained to deliver at the highest levels to support the production team

  • Working with the engineering and production teams assist in the execution of PPM activities

  • Lead the engineering team ensuring the efficiency and availability targets are met

  • Increase OEE and line efficiencies through the effective leadership of a team of multi-skilled personnel to improve plant start up performance.

  • Manage the departments costs within agreed budgets, with areas of overspend reported on in a timely manner.
  • To work with the Technical manager to improve the factory GMP standards in all areas

The Company:

My client is within the food and drink sector with an enviable presence. They are continuing to grow year on year.

To apply for this exciting role, please send a copy of your CV quoting ref CH/3825 or for a confidential discussion, please call me on 0161 832 7463 or 07792 466140.

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