Engineering Manager - FMCG

Silven Recruitment Limited
Greater Manchester
£60000 - £65000 per year
Closing date
5 Feb 2022

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Engineering Manager - FMCG

£60,000 – £65,000

Greater Manchester


Job Reference: GG/10300


A leader in their field, the company provides end to end solutions across a large number of sectors.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Engineering Manager to join the team at the company's Greater Manchester site, reporting to the Operations Director.


The Engineering Manager is responsible for managing, improving and driving forward all engineering and maintenance aspects of the Manchester business


Main Duties:

  • Drive the achievement of efficient performance of the maintenance department through effective line management and personal activity
  • Lead the team and manage according to the company’s leadership standards, fostering a high performance culture
  • Develop and manage the preventative maintenance system and support budget adherence to provide machine reliability
  • Contribute ideas/vision to enhance the efficiency of the business including advising Senior Management on production requirements and potential capital investment
  • Support the plan of workload and set priorities for maintenance and contract personnel
  • Ensure a zero tolerance to unsafe practices is enforced
  • Ensure excellent maintenance relations and efficient supplier relationships
  • Ensure that daily, weekly, monthly and annual targets are achieved
  • Maintain housekeeping standards of the highest level


Key Skills & Knowledge:

  • Minimum of 5 years' engineering experience, ideally in a manufacturing environment
  • Apprenticeship trained/HNC qualification in an electrical discipline
  • Ability to be both hands on and a leader at the same time
  • Demonstrates key understanding of manufacturing needs in relation to efficiencies, quality and budgets
  • Ability to manage budgets within cost parameters
  • Carries sufficient credibility and gravitas when dealing with business
  • Good analytical skills with experience of sound decision making
  • Strong influencing skills and the ability to clearly recommend action to senior management
  • Must be an effective “self-starter”
  • Demonstrated experience of, and positive attitude to change management
  • Effective and positive communicator, demonstrating empathy and patience where appropriate


Next Steps

To apply for this role, please contact Gilbert Gregory at Silven on 07487 732 962, 0161 832 7463 or quoting reference GG/10300


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.

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