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Engineering Team Leader

Closing date
5 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Key Purpose: To provide on shift leadership and supervision for the Shift Technician team, provide an effective link between the Operations and Engineering Support Teams offering a high level of technical support and providing technical feedback for all engineering related activities.
  • Reports to: Maintenance Manager
  • Shift: 24/7 Shift Based
  • Salary: Level 5
  • Other: Company pension

    Key Accountabilities
    Production Support
  • Provide all Shift Technicians with strong leadership and supervision and utilise personal skills to form part of the overall shift team.
  • Working closely with the Shift FLM & Maintenance Manager, create a strong working relationship with Operations Team
  • Provide technical information and lead effective closure of engineering related issues to deliver shift priorities and KPI's.
  • Ensure cross shift communication including handovers, reactive issues, work order completion (planned & preventative) and any related follow up requirements.
  • Lead effective use of the root cause analysis techniques, owning the closure of major breakdowns and the change management process for related design-outs.
  • Support contractor activity & electrical/mechanical maintenance activities on shift, using permit to work system.

    Engineering Best Practice
  • Facilitate daily and weekly engineering meetings, outlining major activities on shift (reactive, planned & preventative) and feedback of engineering KPI's.
  • Form strong working relationship with Maintenance Manager, Reliability Manager, Maintenance Planner, Stores Personnel, Area Specialists and take ownership of any related improvement outputs from Maintenance audits.
  • Ambassador for engineering standards and best practice across site.

  • Ability to supervise, coordinate and manage personnel.
  • Good influencing, presentation, communication and decision making skills.
  • Effective team member.

    Technical - Mechanical & Electrical
  • Time served Engineer with a Minimum HNC/HND in a relevant Mechanical/Electrical discipline.
  • Demonstrate strong problem solving skills.
  • Computer literate & software familiarity (word, excel).
  • Demonstrate relevant CMMS knowledge.

  • Strong coaching and mentoring skills.
  • 18th Edition qualified.
  • 2395 Inspection & Testing qualified.
  • Good knowledge or an ability to quickly learn PLC controls systems to include programming, maintenance and fault finding. (Ideally experience with Allen Bradley PLC's).
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities & comfort in matrixed organization
  • Competency in Excel, PowerPoint and Project Mgmt software
  • Understanding of any of the existing R&D Specification Management systems would be highly desirable


If you're ready to build a fantastic career with some of Britain's best-loved brands, bring your unique talents to our existing business and, together, there's no limit to how far we can go.

PepsiCo are currently the world leader in convenient snacks, foods and beverages. We employ over 5,000 people across many different locations in the UK. Many of our brands are firm favourites for the nation – Walkers Crisps is the UK’s favourite crisp brand, Tropicana is the UK’s number 1 juice brand and Quaker Oats is the UK’s favourite oats company

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