Engineering Supervisor

04 Oct 2018
01 Nov 2018
Lauren Allanson
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

This is an excellent opportunity for a talented individual to be accountable for the safe, reliable operation of the plant and effectively manage the team of Shift Maintenance Engineers. The role covers a wide range of preventative, predictive and reactive maintenance

Client Details

FMCG Manufacturer


  • Ensure all work is carried out safely, efficiently and accurately by the shift engineering team through KPI's

  • Act as the sponsor for safe operations in the on-site engineering function, requiring close cooperation with the EHS coordinator and site management team

  • Ensure permit to work requirements are followed at all times

  • Use predictive maintenance techniques such as thermo-graphic imaging and vibration analysis as well as experience, skill and judgement to make regular assessments of the plant condition

  • Introduce a maintenance Management System to log faults and report potential problem areas, extract fault information, generate work orders and log completed work

  • Implement equipment reliability improvements and develop new maintenance methods and techniques

  • Ensure the plant runs effectively at all times and investigate causes of downtime and implement action plans for improvement

  • Develop the skill base of the engineer team to ensure all team members reach their full potential


  • Minimum of 5 GCSE's grade A-C (including Maths and English) or equivalent secondary qualification

  • Relevant Engineering qualification HNC/HND

  • Thorough understanding of EHS and ensuring a safety culture - formal EHS qualifications such as IOSH/ NEBOSH would be advantageous

  • Diagnostic trouble shooting and Root Cause Analysis

  • Advanced understanding of predictive maintenance techniques, vibration analysis, thermography and ultrasound is strongly preferred

  • Proven track record of managing capital engineering/ maintenance projects

  • Use of a computer based maintenance system, preferably MAXIMO

  • Clear communication skills (fluent verbal and written English) with the ability to communicate with colleagues on different levels in the organisation

  • Experience leading and motivating a team of professional engineers with the ability to conduct training

  • Ability to be hands on and work in detail at an operational level when required

  • Understanding of Continuous Improvement techniques and how they are applied

  • Able to take ownership and accountability for actions

  • Self-starting with personal drive and motivation to proactively identify issues and deliver solutions to problems

  • Able to work effectively under pressure and be comfortable with ambiguity

Job Offer

In return for your expertise and commitment, they will provide a fast paced stimulating environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. They also offer a competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the world's leading companies.

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