Gü c/o Veritas

Engineering Maintenance Manager

Bishop's Stortford
£Attractive Basic Salary, Car and Benefits Package
16 Oct 2018
16 Nov 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Gü was launched with 3 products in 2003 and now with a current portfolio of over 40 top notch products that are eaten somewhere in the world every 2 seconds.  A fabulous story of pure genius and a brilliant team of people with ambitions and people with ambitions and plans to take Gu into more categories and eating occasions. “Is ordinary out of the question? Is spectacular up your street? Deliciousness part of your DNA? Then you’ve got what it takes… and we want what you’ve got. And yes. This is the company you’ve dreamed of working for… Gü Puds (also known as Noble Desserts Holdings Ltd) is a company on a mission to blow the minds of pleasure seekers everywhere. Ever since we first sneaked Gü onto the shelves of a local supermarket, we’ve been pouring our hearts into making these victories more widespread; from a little-known secret to a global taste phenomenon on the tongues of millions.

Today, from our London HQ in West London to the sunny shores of France, we’re taking the world by storm. With sales of over £60 million we are continuing to grow globally, taking Europe by storm. To us, it’s a labour of love. A journey of joy. Every atom of cheesecake, mousse, tartlet, molten middle, and soufflé is a little victory for us. Delicious, explosive victory. The fact is, we love our job and you can taste it.”

As Engineering Maintenance Manager you will be tasked with the running and continuous improvement of the Maintenance & Engineering Department. You will likely be a strong people-manager with a comprehensive engineering background within an Industrial FMCG or Food Manufacturing environment.

Role Description:

Deliver overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) of 70% and budgeting performance.

  • Deliver OEE improvement program (+5%);
  • Manage maintenance budget, overhead spend, and engineering headcount;
  • Project management of site including design, delivery and budgetary control of large capital spends on both building and plant;
  • Responsibility for plant design, specifications, procurement, budgeting, installation, commissioning and maintenance planning. Develop and deliver maintenance program for site, production lines, freezers, etc.;
  • Spares management and site control;
  • Environmental issues and H&S;
  • Continuous improvements;
  • Managing the existing maintenance team, development and recruitment of additional Engineers as and when required; and
  • Oversee rental/machine contracts.

About You

  • Commercially astute;
  • A resilient and credible leadership style;
  • A pro-active stance towards health & safety, risk management, legislative and audit compliance is essential;
  • Self-motivated and focused;
  • Excellent problem solving skills;
  • Able to mentoring junior members of the team;
  • An effective communicator and networker (both internal and external);
  • A decisive person;
  • Highly technical and analytic; and
  • Strong and proven people management skills.


All third parties applications will go through our in-house resourcing team, no agencies please

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