Engineering Manager

Posted 21/04/2021 by Food Careers Limited

BA22, Sparkford, Somerset
£40,000 - £50,000/annum Bonus

Engineering Manager / Engineering Supervisor

Somerset / Wiltshire / Dorset

Salary £40,000 pa - £50,000 pa + Bonus

Great opportunity for both an established Engineering Manager, or ambitious Engineer with aspirations to become an Engineering Manager, to take on a site Engineering role at a new 'start up' purpose-built Food Manufacturing facility.

The Role

The individual appointed will have the opportunity to lead all Engineering activities including Maintenance and Project Engineering at a site that is benefitting from considerable CAPEX investment.

Taking a hands-on approach, the Engineering Manager / Senior Engineer will implement robust Engineering systems including a CMMS. Further duties will include responding to equipment downtime and conducting routine and condition-based maintenance. The individual appointed will report to the Factory Manager and will represent the Engineering function in Site Leadership meetings. They will work closely with all departments: Operations, Manufacturing, Quality/Technical, Supply Chain.

The Engineering Manager / Senior Engineer will work with production teams to improve production flow, throughput and productivity on a variety of products and manufacturing processes. They will liaise with engineering suppliers to ensure timely and cost-efficient solutions to parts ordering, spares holding and service contract support. They will manage projects including the installation and commissioning of new production lines and manufacturing equipment/ancillaries. During new product trials the Engineer appointed will provide expertise, guidance and practical support in the specification, trialling and introduction of new products into Manufacturing.

The Person

The individual appointed will be trained and qualified in multiple engineering disciplines (Electrical, Mechanical, Plant), be experienced in working within BRC accredited Food Factories, be able to work at pace and manage complexity, and be a hands-on problem solver.

Experience in Engineering team leadership or management would be an advantage, but we are also interested in resourceful and talented Engineers who may not have the Management experience but possess the passion and determination to develop themselves into a Management role, supported by the business.

This role is commutable from Somerset and Wiltshire and the Salary is £40,000 pa - £50,000 pa + Bonus, depending on experience. Ref 3143a

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