Senior Day Engineer / Manager

Hunter Selection Ltd
05 May 2017
04 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Day Engineer / Manager
North East London
Monday-Friday Days

Our client is a leading food manufacturer, with a reputation for product quality which is second to none and industry leading standards. Due to continued growth, they are looking for a Senior Day Engineer to proactively, hands-on manage the team of maintenance engineers. A very exciting time to join one of the UK's main food suppliers into all major supermarkets.

Role & Responsibilities:

*Hands-on leading the engineering team and resources to provide maximum availability of production plant and support equipment
*Reporting into the Maintenance Manager as the go to link between engineers & management
*To ensure the engineering shift is effective, motivated, flexible and within budget
*Implement initiatives to drive our cost and further reduce engineering downtime
*Plan the daily workload and manage all the engineers with a proactive approach
*Drive continuous improvements, change management to increase performance

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

*Must have come from a senior engineer/managerial background in a hands-on leadership role
*Previously experience of leading a team of up to 15 engineers
*Ideally have extensive management experience gained within a food or FMCG environment
*Willing to lead a team, be hands-on when needed but delegate and lead effectively
*Must have effective communication skills and be an influential character
*Be a time-served apprentice, multi-skilled engineer, ideally qualified to HND level
*Knowledge of Health & Safety, legislation, PPM planning & scheduling
*Demonstrate experience of monitoring engineering performances, reports & projects
*Desirable to have experience of working with modern technologies & implementing them
*Have a continuous improvement / lean manufacturing approach to maintenance engineering

Senior Engineer, Lead Engineer, Chief Engineer, Engineering Manager, Maintenance Manager, Senior Maintenance Engineer

Shifts & Benefits Package:

*Shift:-Monday-Friday Days (Flexitime)
*Salary:- £50,000 + Overtime
*Benefits:- Private Pension, Life Assurance, Discounted Products, 25 Days Holiday

Job Reference No: SE1248 / 534

Suitable candidates should apply immediately by calling our Managing Consultant for this vacancy -
Chris Gumm on or by sending your CV directly to him at

We regret that this client is not prepared to sponsor work permit or work permit transfer applications. Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.
Hunter Selection is an employment consultancy and currently has permanent vacancies for Engineering and Manufacturing professionals throughout the South West & South East of England. If you are looking for work in this area, we may be able to assist you. Contact us directly on and discuss your requirements with one of our dedicated consultants.