East Midlands
£Competitive Salary
05 Dec 2018
05 Jan 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Engineering Manager

Food Manufacturing

Location: East Midlands

A brand new and exciting opportunity has arisen for an Engineering Manager to join a progressive East Midlands based business in the food sector. The role has been introduced due to consistent growth, and will involve building a team of engineers, driving continuous improvement and implementing lean methodologies with the overall aim of meeting the company’s business plans and exceeding KPI targets.  

Accountabilities Include (but are limited to)

  • Develop a multi skilled maintenance team capable of utilising new technologies.
  • Improve key engineering KPI’s, downtime, productivity, expenditure, OEE
  • Ensure all equipment and machinery is effectively maintained to a level that sustains and improves capabilities.
  • Introduce maintenance strategies that progress and support improvements to meet the site and business objectives.
  • Ensure all reactive and planned maintenance is completed to the standards required and signed back to production in a proficient and timely manner.
  • Initiate and manage change by providing supportive and strategic leadership which will maximise plant performance.
  • Develop a culture of continuous improvement and create a fully integrated engineering department.
  • Ensure training and briefing of all staff and Procedures, Works Instructions and Company Information is controlled.
  • Take overall responsibility and project manage any engineering assignments within the factory.
  • Continually review and develop a flexible engineering structure which supports the changing needs of the plant and the demands of the business.

Personal Requirements:

  • A passion for striving for high performance
  • Commitment to further personal development including training to a recognised qualification.
  • To have excellent people skills and the ability to influence effectively.
  • Experience within a Manufacturing environment
  • Strong analytical and decision-making capability.
  • To be capable of managing and implementing change
  • To be capable of project managing initiatives effectively
  • Previous management experience
  • Previous experience of working in Ambient food manufacturing
  • Degree educated (or equivalent)

If you have the background and experience described please do not hesitate to apply for this role. Please contact me direct on 01132 054970 or by emailing at Alternatively, if you are not looking for your next challenge but know of someone who may be interested, please feel free to share my contact details.


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