A recognised market leader, our client is a major food manufacturer based in West Yorkshire, producing a distinctive range of branded short shelf life products. They work through innovation and investment, both in their production facilities and people. A principal supplier to all the major supermarket chains, wholesalers and independents, they are currently experiencing sustained expansion and business growth.
In order to remain at the forefront of a highly competitive and fast moving market, they have created a higher-ranking role for an Engineering Manager. This role will lead all engineering activities on site, accountable for ensuring the efficient production of a variety of branded food products
£45,000 - £55,000 PA + 20% Bonus
Days - Monday - Thursday 8am - 5pm
Friday - 8am - 4pm
A challenging and stimulating role, you will be responsible for all engineering activities on a prestigious, state-of-the-art food and beverage production site. You will devise and ensure a robust and responsive maintenance strategy, and develop contingencies which permit the whole sites working regime to be supported fully by all areas of engineering.
You will create, implement and manage both maintenance and capital expenditure budgets for the factory, utilising various operational methodologies such as supplier optimisation, minimal inventories, and asset management techniques. You will ensure that standards and procedures are in place and regularly update to govern all engineering activities on site, including all aspects of asset registration, safe working practices, management of contractors and the assessment of competence of all engineering staff. Together with the factory management, you will ensure that the productive capability of the plant is optimised and improved for the ever changing needs of the business.
Demonstrating experience within an FMCG environment in an engineering maintenance management role and a proven track record in the delivery of significant project engineering tasks.
You will have finely developed interpersonal and communication skills and the natural ability to inspire and lead large teams. A proven track record of meeting agreed performance targets, and financial reporting skills are also crucial to the success of this role. You will also have the ability to identify improvement opportunities and monitor individual and team performance.