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Interim Head of Engineering, London, Food Manufacturing

Focus Management Consultants Ltd
£450 - £500 per annum + Expenses
Closing date
22 Jul 2021

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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If you are looking for your next interim Engineering Manager / Head of Engineering contract? Get in touch with me today!

My client is looking for an experienced Interim Head of Engineering to join the business for three months to cover the site until the permanent candidate joins in October 2021.

You will be working for a fast-growing, family-owned food manufacturing company. Their turnover is in the region of £30m and they are supplying products to all the major retailers and exporting to over 20 countries. They are an award-winning company with a range of products, and they pride themselves on sustainability, their packaging is 96% recyclable.

Reporting into the General Manager, this role will have full autonomy to lead and manage a team of Engineers. You will be responsible for the planning, coordination and execution of maintenance works and ensuring all production lines start at the beginning of a shift. Leading the engineering team, you will ensure the efficiency and availability targets are met. You will look to increase OEE and line efficiencies through the effective leadership of a team of multi-skilled personnel in order to improve plant start up performance. You will also follow up on engineering activities during any equipment downtime effected by weekend work.

To apply you must have a strong engineering background, working as an interim for 5+ years in the food manufacturing industry at Chief Engineer, Head of Engineering or Engineering Manager level.

You will have strong leadership and managerial skills and be a competent decision maker under pressure. A familiarity with KPI driven environments and effective measurement of the key metrics will also be important.

My client needs someone ASAP, so if you are available immediately, please get in contact.

This role is outside of IR35, day rate, plus expenses.

Get in contact ASAP as my client is looking to interview week commencing 28th June.

REF. NCM895943


Since 1990, Focus Management has been changing the face of food and drink recruitment. 

During this time we have excelled to become the sector's leading recruitment consultancy in both UK and international markets.

If you're a candidate looking for food industry jobs, you've come to the right place. If you're a food or drink business looking for new talent, let's talk.

We have a wealth of experience working closely with a diverse range of food and drink manufacturers, food retailers, ingredients companies and food service businesses. In addition to placing candidates into Manufacturing, Technical, Engineering, Product Development, Sales, Marketing, HR, Supply Chain and Purchasing functions, we have built entire teams for some of the largest blue chip food companies in the world today.

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