Chief Engineer

The Bread Factory
London (Central)
12 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Business

The Bread Factory is an artisan bakery baking fresh sourdough breads and traditional pastries every day of the year for delivery to some of the finest cafes, restaurants and delis across London. We are in the midst of something of a revolution when it comes to good food and, in particular, real bread. As one of the leading artisan bakeries in London, The Bread Factory is at the forefront of that movement and we need more ambassadors!

Our Core Values

We value simplicity and hope that our staff enjoy themselves whilst working hard. We ask everyone to pull together, come up with great ideas and adapt to change in order to grow with the business for the future.

Reporting to Engineering and Facilities Manager

Supervisory responsibility: Night Lead Engineer, Day Lead Engineer, Engineers, Welder and Maintenance Team.

The Role

Reporting to the Engineering and Facilities Manager (Operations), the Chief Engineer will take the lead role in the provision of a safe and compliant bakery. You will be responsible for the appointment, management and availability of suitable Authorised, Responsible and Competent Persons across the scope of Engineering and Maintenance activities.

You will have substantial experience within a senior engineering and maintenance role along with detailed and current understanding of complex maintenance and engineering installations, their operation and maintenance and associated health and safety requirements across wide and varied food environments.

Leading a multi-disciplined team of engineers and maintenance professionals you will be responsible for the delivery of high performing strategic and operational services which are customer centric and offer demonstrable best value. Collaborating and supporting the wider Facilities Leadership Team in the development and delivery of the Facilities vision and strategy the post-holder will need to provide key stakeholders across the business with the assurance and confidence required for these important areas.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Health, Safety and Compliance

  • Ensure the safe and compliant management of all maintenance and engineering services across the Bakery.
  • Ensure that all operational maintenance, engineering and project related health and safety requirements are clearly communicated and diligently applied.

Performance and Customer Service

  • To develop, lead and motivate a team of Engineering and Maintenance staff and ensure consistent and optimum performance of their duties.
  • To ensure the customer is at the heart of service provision
  • To ensure effective communications within the engineering and maintenance teams, the wider Facilities and the rest of the group.

Successful candidates have come from working in the following positions:

Chief Engineer / Head Engineer / Multi Skilled Engineer / Maintenance Engineer / Engineer Manager

This role is commutable from Central London / North London / North West London / West London / South London / South East London / East London / North East London.

Working hours: 5 days a week-Flexible to work either the early shift or the late shift as and when required.

40 hours per week, flexibility is required

If you are interested in the Chief Engineer position please apply below