Interim Engineering Manager

Warburtons Ltd
Burnley, UK
20 May 2019
24 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an Interim Engineering Manager ready to start a new and exciting contract?

Working alongside the General Manager and Manufacturing Manager as part of our management team, you'll engage and motivate a skilled team of 25+ engineers, utilising root cause analysis to identify and prioritise corrective, preventative, predictive and mitigating actions.

Here in the North West, you'll be proud to lead and develop a team at the cutting edge of engineering innovation, shaping the site and engineering strategy.

The Recipe

A typically non- traditional engineering opportunity, we have a unique operation working with condition-based monitoring therefore ensuring our machines have the minimum levels of intrusion; what we are looking for is the minimum level of maintenance required to obtain reliability. Our engineers are one step ahead of any possible breakdown.

We're going on a journey of innovation and of continuous improvement whilst working on a changing approach to reliability centred maintenance.

Our Engineering team are encouraged to foster new ideas and perspectives whilst driving change at a pace; we're looking for you to make a personal impact, have passion and inspire a team whilst recognising successes and rewarding that along the way. As an Engineering Manager you'll be leading us on that journey.

Our aspiration is to be "Britain's Best Loved Food Brand" and we have been baking bread since 1876. Today we are proudly a fifth-generation family company supplying 18,500 retail customers from 12 bakeries and 15 depots, producing a range of over 70 products including gluten and wheat free. Our family of 4,500 colleagues throughout the UK, have recognised us as a Sunday Times Top Best Big Companies' to work for over a number of years. Family and values are what makes us different - join us and be proud to be Warburtons!

Essential Ingredients
  • Ideally you will be Immediately available as this is an interim role until we identify a suitable permanent Engineering Manager.
  • Continued personal development with an eye for developing and encouraging talent within your team and leading by example
  • Proven experience of managing a team of more than 10 engineers
  • You'll be able to deploy and execute a reliability centred asset care strategy
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities to drive quality, cost, reliability and safety performance.
  • Able to deliver solid cost and inventory controls
  • Driven by solutions with a positive approach, ideas and innovation motivated
  • Passionate about quality and best practice whilst driving continuous improvement
  • Experience of COSHH & HACCP with a working knowledge of H&S audits and processes
  • Possess an Engineering Qualification such as HND, HNC, BTECH or equivalent
  • An understanding of PLC is desirable

    Extra Dough
    And last and by no means yeast you will want to know what your bread's worth;
  • Family time and your time is important to us and we know it will be to you, so we will start you on five weeks holiday (pro-rated)
  • Award winning pension plan
  • Life Assurance
  • Discount Vouchers / products
  • Benefits for you and your family for example; discounted gym membership, bike to work scheme

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