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Engineering Manager

Veritas Partners
Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
competitive basic salary + benefits
Closing date
5 Jun 2021

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Engineering Manager, Monday to Friday, Gainsborough

Reporting to the Operations Director, the successful applicant will be responsible for all engineering and maintenance activities carried out on the site.

Duties will include ensuring that plant and equipment is maintained in a timely and efficient manner, establishing priorities and directing and co-ordinating all of the engineering activities on site. This includes any external contractor activities carried out on the site.

The jobholder will be responsible for the Engineering team on site which includes a Maintenance Controller, an Engineering Team Leader, a Reliability Technician, a Mechanic, an Administrator and a team of 6 Engineers, working across 3 three shifts, who respond to production breakdowns, carry out planned preventative maintenance, maintain the effluent plant, prioritise fault finding and carry out general repairs.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate controls for budgets, cost, health and safety and environmental requirements.

Previous management experience, a good general education, City and Guilds or equivalent in Electrical Engineering together with a sound knowledge of mechanical systems are essential for this position.

Previous experience within a food manufacturing environment is desirable. The successful applicant will also have excellent interpersonal skills and will be computer literate. 

Why Noble Foods? 

t`s a chance to be part of an innovative, fast-moving business with a £600m+ turnover – and very humble beginnings. Our story started in 1920 when William Dean sold eggs door to door from a basket. A hundred years later, we`re providing major stores and businesses with a range of much-loved brands. They include Big & Fresh, Heritage Breeds, Purely Organic and The Happy Egg Co., Britain`s market leader.

Noble Foods also includes the Gü Puds Group, creators of drop-dead gorgeous desserts. Our Milling Division manufactures around 750,000 tonnes of feed every year from five feed mills, supplying poultry and pig feed to livestock producers throughout the UK, as well as being able to supply home mixers with straight raw materials. To our Poultry Division where we process spent hens, chickens and broiler breeders to meet the highest standards required by our customers and the RSPCA, so concern for hen welfare is central to everything we do.  

We offer a range of appetising benefits plus training and development in return for your hard work:

  • Pension
  • Special staff prices for eggs (a reduced rate per dozen)
  • Staff offers on chicken
  • PerkBox – a range of discounted items including cinema tickets and a free drink of your choice per month from a High Street Coffee retailer
  • Enhanced holiday scheme, which increases with length of service
  • Sick Pay Scheme above statutory minimum, increasing with length of service (after qualifying period)

If you wish to apply for this role please click on the apply button with a copy of your up to date CV in word format quoting ref number 2962/159fmj. All direct or third party applications will be directed to our outsourced resourcing Partners, Veritas Partnership Ltd.

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Veritas is a specialist recruitment consultancy with an impressive client base across the FMCG, Consumer and Corporate sectors. Experts in Sales, Account Management, Marketing, Category Management and Brand Marketing our philosophy at Veritas is to provide open, honest and comprehensive solutions to candidates and clients alike.

Operating on a national basis and with over 50 years experience across the management team we completely understand the current market and are perfectly positioned to advise on your recruitment needs, no matter how specific they may be. From Executive Search to Managed Advertising and contingency services, Veritas provide a first class career management service that is proven to deliver on expectations with both fluidity and professionalism.

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0118 903 4914
Seddon House
Gas Lane
RG10 9LX
United Kingdom
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