Engineering Team Leader

The Hain Daniels Group Limited
Newcastle Upon Tyne
10 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Role

Here at Hain Daniels we have an exciting opportunity for an Engineering Team Leader to join the team at our Gateshead site. The successful Engineering Team Leader will manage a team of multi-skilled engineers to ensure KPIs are delivered. This role is largely hands on in which you will be responding to breakdowns, completing PPMs and ensuring all department procedures are followed to hit KPIs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of Engineers to minimise machinery downtime of equipment and processes
  • Manage and organise a team of Engineer to carry out PPM and Breakdowns.
  • Ensure delivery of team and personal KPI across the Engineering function
  • To carry our maintenance tasks assigned and complete these in a way that maximises machine performance and reliability
  • Develop a team of Engineers and build a strong team culture
  • To take part in or lead special projects or investigations as required by the Engineering / Factory Manager / Business

What you will need for the role / what it will take

The successful Engineering Team Leader will ideally be qualified to HNC or equivalent in Electrical/Mechanical engineering maintenance. You must be experienced within an engineering role within a food production environment. You need to be a strong, confident charter, communicator and leader with a willingness to be hands-on as part of the team but delegate and lead on shift.

About Us / what we do:

At our Orchard House Foods site, Gateshead, we manufacture freshly prepared fruit for both the retail & convenience channels as well as key foodservice partners, making high quality, delicious food-to-go products. For over 30 years, Orchard House Foods have remained the UK?s market leader in ready-to-eat fresh fruit products, fresh fruit patisserie and drinks for leading UK retailers. Our commitment to innovation and NPD is renowned, as is our investment in our people. Our manufacturing sites and processes are some of the best invested and cutting-edge in the industry and are certified to the BRC Global Standard for Food Manufacturing, Grade A.

Why join us?

At Hain Daniels we?ve developed a real recipe for success: we create tasty food and drinks with goodness at their core, and work with some incredible brands whose ethos is the same as ours. At the core of everything we do are our people: without them, we simply wouldn?t be a market-leading food and drink specialist.

The typical Hain Daniels employee is friendly, hard-working and passionate about what they do. And by showing such commitment to us, we reward our team members with a lovely place to work and the chance to achieve their potential; with plenty of opportunities for personal development. We offer generous pay and a genuine opportunity to help the business grow.

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