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Engineering Manager

Protea Recruitment Ltd
Dungannon, Mid-Ulster
£50k - £60k
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Food Manufacturing

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New Role

Protea Recruitment is proud to be working for a well-established food manufacturer, based in Dungannon, Northern Ireland. Our client is looking for a hands-on Engineering Manager.

If you are looking for an exciting role, where your knowledge and expertise will make you an integral member of the team, then this role may be exactly the right move for you! Although very well-established, our client has great plans for the future and is looking for someone to help make their goals a reality. If you have a "can do" and forward-thinking attitude, looking to take that next step in your career, please take a look at the job description below. 

Job title: Engineering Manager

Industry: FMCG

Product: Food

Location: Dungannon

Salary: £50k - £60k

The Role

  • Implementing, reviewing, and ensuring completion weekly of a planned and preventative maintenance schedule.
  • Auditing equipment on site for safety and food safety purposes.
  • Ensuring strict adherence to food safety and hygiene standards are implemented, maintained, and adhered to.
  • Responsible for planning, coordinating and controlling all activities and staff within the Engineering team to enable the business to achieve the right quality product at the right time.
  • Fulfil continuous improvement projects to reduce costs, improve efficiencies and streamline processes and procedures.
  • Improve the labour effectiveness of the Engineering team.
  • Maintaining the operational performance of all site machinery and plant whilst ensuring a safe working environment.
  • Meet business KPIs by reducing downtime and rejects and maximising production efficiency and quality.
  • Taking the lead for Engineering sections in audits.
  • Dealing with contractors
  • Managing budget and CAPEX expenditure
  • Manage and motivate all team members and ensure they are supported and work in partnership to deliver engineering KPIs that contribute to business KPIs.
  • Aid in the recruitment, retention, and staff development processes to ensure the engineering team always has the correct resources.
  • To prioritise and manage the engineering workload/activities for the site and delegate duties to subordinates for best efficiency.
  • Ensure all plant, equipment and systems are maintained with suitable and enough protection as defined by legislation.


  • Electrical bias preferred
  • Food or drinks manufacturing 
  • Management 

How to Apply:

Please send a copy of your CV or call John on (phone number removed) for more details.

Lead consultant for this vacancy: John Small

Due diligence:

**Protea Recruitment has authorization from our client to advertise and recruit on their behalf.

If you have not heard from one of our consultants within five working days from submission, you have not met the criteria of this vacancy set by our client and are unsuccessful in moving to the next stage. 

Thanks for applying


A fresh approach to recruitment

​With a direct approach to recruitment, we Focus on the Food | Drinks | and FMCG sectors.

Our company's success has been built on the understanding that every business and candidate is unique; partnering with our clients, we focus on the culture fit, which is as important as matching a candidate's skills.

 Working with SME and Blue-chip businesses, from factory start-ups to replacing critical positions, our tailor-made services offer a bespoke recruitment solution for Full-Time, Interim and Fixed Term Contracts, from mid-level to board-level recruitment across all recruiting disciplines. 

Recruiting across Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, EU, MENA, Africa, and other countries worldwide, we are the recruitment partner for you for the Food / Drinks manufacturing sector.

For your perfect job or hire, don't hesitate to contact or call Matt on 0131 378 2530


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Suite 18
4 Lochside Way, Park
Mid Lothian
EH12 9DT

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