Greencore Group

Engineering Controller - Northampton & FTG

Manton Wood
18 Jul 2019
15 Aug 2019
Ms Harpreet Bharj
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Do you have experience in capital management, Asset Care and Compliance?  Are you an enthusiastic and passionate individual looking to improve and drive engineering performance? Are you looking for a new engineering challenge within the food industry?

We are currently recruiting for an Engineering Controller to based in Manton Wood looking after our Food to go division. 

Package description


Main responsibilities

  • Aligned leadership- Design & deploy Greencore Manufacturing Excellence (GME) in Engineering – to include Capital Management, Asset care & safety. Ensure plans in place to drive function to best in class.

  • Develop the Group Engineering policies & procedures, ensuring they are clearly communicated & implemented across the Group, in line with best practice & legislation.

  • Performance Routines & KPIS – Ensuring have a defined set of measures across the business to support strategy, being reviewed at correct frequency by correct people at desired quality.

  • Aligned Lean Interventions – ensuring teams are equipped with relevant improvement tools/processes to achieve strategic goals. Ensure Blueprints are in place for Key processes &Ways of Working.

  • Ensure there is a defined spares strategy & work with central purchasing to optimise the costs of parts & services, continually improving the quality of service & performance from the suppliers.

  • Aligned org model- Ensuring Resources are aligned to strategy and we have a defined organisational design, based on scale & complexity, to support Engineering excellence. Ensure plans in place to develop functional capability & labour / skill sustainability.

  • Supporting Systems & Technology - Lead & manage the development & application of Engineering systems across the Business Unit, ensuring a common functionality & develop capability of users to enable best practice performance and working in line with strategies.

  • Facilitate and coordinate the Engineering forum ensuring best practice is shared & Group wide initiatives are progressed through local teams. Driving standardisation and accelerated improvement delivery.

  • Promote the sustainability and energy reduction agenda and across the engineering community to reduce environmental impact- ensure all sites have improvement plans in place.

  • Ensure legislative compliance for the Business through periodic audit and benchmarking to enable consistency across the Group and lead the teams in gap closure and improvement activity.

  • Monitor and review team capability, ensuring all staff are clearly focused on their key objectives and developed to maximise their potential


Ideal candidate

  • HND/Degree or equivalent calibre

  • Proven track record of leading an Engineering department & defining & deploying strategy across multiple sites.

  • Understands business, particularly FMCG, financial and operational indicators. 

  • Able to use engineering metrics to support and progress the business

  • Experience of leading Manufacturing Excellence preferably in an FMCG environment.

  • Knowledge of full Asset care strategies and processes and ability to define strategy based on business needs.

  • Experience in driving a safety culture in Engineering / Operations

  • Change management- experience of leading complex change

  • Experienced in successful system deployment across multiple sites.

  • Computer literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).












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