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Engineering Team Leader

Silven Recruitment Limited
Greater Manchester
£40000 - £44500 per year Shift/Working hours: 4on/4off, 12-hour shifts (days and nights)
Closing date
25 Feb 2021

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Engineering Team Leader


Greater Manchester


**Shift/Working hours: 4on/4off, 12-hour shifts (days and nights)


Job Reference: GG/8551


The Company


The UK’s leading food solutions business, supplying all major food retailers, wholesalers and foodservice companies with a wide range of quality products.


The Role


As a key member of the Engineering Team, you will play a critical role in coordinating and prioritising the daily/shift work activities for both internal and external engineering resources, resulting in safe execution of the overall engineering work plan. Specifically, you will:


  • Ensure assets are ready to produce products that are of an excellent quality, despatched on time in full to the satisfaction of our customers.
  • Ensure a robust and clearly communicated safe system of work is applied for all activities taking place within that day/shift across site.
  • Ensure value for money from the way in which engineering budget is spent - Take ownership for efficiency savings and improvements.
  • Ensure that any events resulting in downtime of over 15 minutes are investigated ensuring that root cause investigations are followed through and documented.
  • Ensure that the internal engineering team have a clear focus on skills development relevant to the needs of the factory.
  • Always act with integrity to build a culture of professional engineering and proactive equipment-focussed continuous improvement skills.




  • Accident Reduction & Safety Management.
  • Recording downtime and costs against assets
  • Equipment Downtime by Department.
  • Housekeeping & Standards – Audit Ready.
  • Team Skills Development & Technical Value.
  • Value for Money & Efficiency Savings.
  • Continuous Improvement Projects.


Next Steps


To apply for this role, please contact Gilbert Gregory at Silven on either 07487 732 962 or quoting reference GG/8551.



The Silven team is full of passionate, committed and personable people, who have built their careers recruiting into their specialist markets.

We’ve developed many long standing client and candidate relationships along the way; mainly because we delight in helping companies to realise their plans and in assisting candidates to advance their careers.

If you are a client or candidate seeking advice and a service based on experience and knowledge of your market, we’d love to hear from you. Contacting us could be the best thing you do today.

Find Us
0845 0036872
Clarence House
4 Clarence Street
M2 4DW
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