Chief Engineer

12 Mar 2019
09 Apr 2019
Ms Harpreet Bharj
Other Business Sector

We are currently recruiting a dynamic and passionate Chief Engineer based at our site in Spalding, Lincolnshire. 

Are you looking for a new technical challenge within the food industry? Have you got experience in developing and supporting engineering teams? Do you have a proven track record managing multiple high profile projects? 

The Chief Engineer is responsible to lead the manufacturing units engineering activities to establish and maintain safe, compliant and effective engineering operations that continually develop the units asset base to meet near and medium term business objectives’

Package description


Main responsibilities

Develop and lead investment plans based on asset capability, capacity and commercial strategy

Continuously develop and improve the site asset base through effective design, construction and installation of good manufacturing processes

 Drive the engineering function to provide good manufacturing processes that comply with both Food Safety and Health & Safety Standards 

Devise and deploy an engineering strategy which supports the manufacturing units strategic goals and is compliant with all company and legislative standards

Provide leadership and direction to ensure that people are kept safe, engaged, focused, developed and delivering their potential 

Proactively contribute to product development through the application of best available technology and automation to create efficient and sustainable manufacturing process

Contribute to the Manufacturing/Business Unit executive team to ensure engineering solutions support delivery of the business plans

Drive year on year improvements to deliver enhanced engineering standards aligned with manufacturing unit objectives Share engineering best practice within the Engineering forum to promote the exchange of learning and identify improvements for the Manufacturing Unit 

Promote the sustainability agenda across the engineering community to reduce environmental impact

Ideal candidate
  • HND/Degree or equivalent calibre/Member of recognised professional body – IET/Mech E, ICT/Institute of Mechanical Engineering 
  • NEBOSH Certified  Proven track record of leading an Engineering department
  • Legionella L8
  • Experience of creating a Lean enterprise culture
  • Computer literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
  • Project Management
  • Yellow belt certified in Lean Six Sigma or higher
About the company

Greencore Group is a leading international manufacturer of convenience foods. Our ambition doesn’t stop at being the world’s largest sandwich producer, we’re looking for passionate, talented people who can help us to drive our future success. People who innovate, create, lead and inspire. We set the bar high, and expect that our people do too.