Engineering Manager (Multi Skilled, Process & Packaging, Food, FMCG)

GBR recruitment ltd
From £50,000 to £52,000 per annum + 5% Annual Bonus & Fantastic Benefi
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
GBR Recruitment Ltd are working in partnership with a well respected Food Manufacturing / Food Processing business recruiting for an experienced multi skilled Engineering Manager / Engineering Supervisor with strong mechanical, electrical, CI, LEAN & people development skills.
This is a key role at Senior Management level assisting the business to achieve Zero Loss & increased efficiency / output levels at the fast paced Billingham Teeside site.
This role would suit a time served Engineering professional who is passionate about driving change, continuous improvement & developing others. Engineering Manager (Process & Packaging) Billingham – Teeside – North East UK

Shifts: Days, Monday to Friday

Requirements: Multi Skilled Engineering Professional (Electrical & Mechanical), Food / FMCG

The Company / Culture:

This company has an award-winning culture, is friendly, welcoming and supportive, encouraging everyone to be the best they can be, working together as a team, to achieve great results.

Role Overview:

You will be working as one of two Area Engineering Managers in the factory; you will play a crucial role in leading a team of multi-skilled engineers.

You will utilise your mechanical and electrical engineering knowledge, in combination with your people management skills, to coach, lead and develop the Engineering team to meet their aspirations and the companies.

Site Overview:

120,000m2 site, operating 24/7 and employing 100’s of personnel


The company produces an array of food lines, supplying into the UK’s top 4 retailers

Output Levels:

The company produces 600+ tonnes of tasty product a week.

The site has 10 packing lines, 11 fryers / cookers and on-site warehousing, so there is plenty of equipment and machinery to keep you and the Engineering team busy!

Role Responsibilities Include:

  • ZERO Loss Responsibility - Working towards a zero loss culture as part of the site Progressive Maintenance team
  • Internal Relationship Building – you will be responsible for collaboration with the diverse range of functions on site to support delivery of the key objectives of the site
  • Coordination & Leadership - of planned preventative maintenance (PPM) schedules & activities as well as reactive maintenance / fault finding
  • Improve Efficiency / Output – responsible for delivering downtime reduction & performance improvement whilst managing all costs closely
  • Supplier Management - Managing key suppliers & vendors to ensure service levels are maintained
  • CI Management – Promoting continuous improvement for all engineering activity, resulting in improved equipment performance levels.
  • Engineering Asset Management – you will be responsible for maintaining and improvement of all engineering assets & developing an asset care strategy
  • P&L / Budgetary Management – you will be responsible for the day to day management of the site repair & maintenance (R&M) budget
  • Coaching / Staff Development – you will be responsible for developing all Engineering staff successfully mentoring & coaching them to achieve theirs & the companies goals
A strong coaching & mentoring, L&D, CI & LEAN background would be really beneficial.

Employee Benefits:

  • 5% Annual Bonus Scheme (Profit & Personal / Business Performance Related)
  • 33 Days Holiday (25 Statutory + 8 Bank Holidays)
  • Matched Pension up to 7%
  • Healthcare Package
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
This role would suit someone in one of the following roles:

Engineering Manager, Engineering Supervisor, Lead Engineer, Principle Engineer, Head of Engineering, Senior Engineer, Engineering Team Leader, Engineering Area Manager, Engineering Section Manager, Project Engineer, CI Engineer, Process Engineer, Packaging Engineer or similar

This role is commutable from the following areas:

Billingham, High Clarence, Ingleby Barwick, Middlesbrough, Redcar , Stockton-on-Tees, Thornaby-on-Tees, Wolviston, Hartlepool, Peterlee, Wingate, Murton, Seaham, Houghton le Spring, Sunderland, Newcastle, Gateshead, Spennymoor, Thornaby, Guisborough, Darlington, Richmond, Whitby, Bishop Auckland, Middleton in Teeside or areas close by.

Interviews to take place ASAP with immediate start for the right caliber of candidate

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