Site engineering manager

DR Newitt
£65,000 + £7000 car + 15% bonus
Closing date
24 Dec 2021

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Food Manufacturing
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Site engineering manager






I am working with an exceptional client of mine who are established and highly regarded within the industry. My client strives for excellence and are looking to add another member of staff to the engineering & operations department. Their strength is not only in the products, but also in our people and our values. They will retain the honesty, integrity and trust instilled in their brands by ground-breaking founders as they embark on the next chapter of our success




Job: Site engineering manager


Salary: £65,000 + £7000 car + 15% bonus


Package:  Single cover health care + 3-6% pension or 6-9% pension






  • To develop and implement a strategy that will ensure the Engineering function is effective, low cost, well-motivated, flexible, and continually adapts to changing circumstances.
  • To ensure continued improvement in engineering skills through a structured development programme.
  • Ensure compliance with legislative, and European directive requirements.
  • Ensure systems for stores to minimise inventory levels and working capital.
  • Maximise utilisation of our skilled personnel. Integrate craftsmen and line operators into teams by deciding on the most effective maintenance structure.
  • Implement project management systems and develop business standard specifications. To ensure a structured and systematic approach to capital procurement projects ensuring specified equipment installation is delivered on time and within budget.
  • Create, implement, and manage both maintenance and capital expenditure budgets for the factory, to achieve factory and business targets including supplier optimisation and minimal inventories, be responsible management of the asset register and asset disposal.
  • Develop plans for replacements plant, processes and systems as required by business objectives and plant condition.
  • Ensure departmental compliance to Health & Safety and environment legislation





  • HNC/HND qualification within an engineering discipline
  • Background in engineering within a large multi-site manufacturing organisation
  • Excellent trouble-shooter with the ability to resolve problems effectively
  • Experience of delivering major engineering change projects
  • Experience of managing multi-million budgets
  • Exceptional communication skills with demonstrable record of influencing at all levels within an organisation
  • Confident decision maker who understands the commercial implications of decisions



If this position sounds as if it could be of interest, then please apply here and Jamie Lunn from D R Newitt will be in contact to discuss further



Job vacancies from DR Newitt DR Newitt provide recruitment services to the UK, Ireland, Middle East and Worldwide FMCG market, including manufacturing, engineering and technical jobs. Established as a recruitment agency in 2002, DR Newitt’s experience of working with customers in these core markets enables us to be a key partner in the job supply chain.DR Newitt delivers permanent, contract and interim recruitment services via specialist divisions for:

  • Executive Management Jobs
  • FMCG Jobs
  • Food Jobs
  • Engineering Jobs
  • Manufacturing Jobs
  • Jobs in Pharmaceutical & Healthcare
  • Scottish Jobs

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