Head of Engineering

Greater London
up to £80k plus bonus and benefits
05 Feb 2019
05 Mar 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Head of Engineering

Are you interested in driving Engineering performance across a large manufacturing site, making a difference and developing your career with a multi-site food manufacturing business?

Posted by: Silven
Job Title: Head of Engineering
Location: Greater London
Salary: to £80k plus bonus and benefits


  • Do you have a proven track record of delivering results as an Engineering Manager in a fast paced food manufacturing environment?
  • Have you experience of managing large capex projects, in excess of £1m at least?
  • Have you experience of driving maintenance strategy across a large manufacturing site?
  • Have you managed in a unionised manufacturing facility?
  • Are you motivated by challenge?
  • Have you an engaging management style and can you demonstrate evidence of strong leadership in your current and previous roles?
  • Have you experience of change management?

If you can answer “yes” to the above questions, please read on..


  • Reporting to the Operations Director, this role sits on the site's senior management team and is responsible for a large Engineering department within this manufacturing facility.
  • The Engineering department consists of Project Engineers, Engineering Planning & Stores and a large Maintenance team.
  • You will be responsible for engaging the Engineering team to deliver on Engineering KPI's as well as the budgets for labour & materials, as well as capital expenditure.
  • You will develop and deliver a cost effective Asset Care system for the site.
  • You will deliver engineering strategy development.


  • This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-known food manufacturing business and be a key player in making a difference to their site in Greater London.
  • This company is ideally looking for a career-minded Head of Engineering that will be pushing for the next level within a few years..or sooner.

To apply for this exciting role, please send a copy of your CV quoting ref JP/HOE131 to john.pollard@silven.co.uk or for a confidential discussion, please call me on 01618327463.


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