Site Chief / Engineering Manager

Tech Search
£55000 - £65000 per annum + Extensive, car
02 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Techsearch are recruiting for an internationally recognised market leader within FMCG. Operating globally, they produce a distinctive range of products.

The Midlands is at the very heart of their Manufacturing Business Unit; their prestigious manufacturing facilities have undergone significant expansion. In order to remain at the forefront of a highly competitive and fast moving market, there is an immediate requirement for a Senior Site Engineering Manager, responsible to the Operations Director, a role which will lead all frontline engineering and project activities on site.

Role: Senior Site Engineering Manager

A challenging and stimulating role, you will be responsible for all maintenance and project activities on a prestigious, state-of-the-art production site. You will devise and ensure a robust and responsive maintenance strategy. You will implement and manage both maintenance and capital expenditure budgets for your factory, utilising various operational methodologies such as supplier optimisation, minimal inventories, and asset management techniques. Dimensions of the role include managing a fixed engineering budget and Capital Expenditure budget, as well as the management of several high calibre direct reports ad a large team of indirects across all frontline and support engineering staff.

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. You will ensure that the productive capability of the plant is optimised and improved for the ever changing needs of the business.


Demonstrating extensive experience within an FMCG environment, such as food and drink, pharmaceutical or high volume continuous process manufacturing within an engineering maintenance management role. Ideally you will be educated to Degree level and a proven track record in the delivery of significant engineering tasks.

You will have finely developed interpersonal and communication skills and the natural ability to inspire and lead teams. You will also have the ability to identify improvement opportunities and monitor individual and team performance. You will display effective organisational skills and demonstrate a forward thinking, career ambitious and enthusiastic approach. In terms of your team management skills, you will also possess a strong ability in forming positive working relationships across all levels, creating and cascading a vision for the business.

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