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Engineering Manager

NOVUS Recruitment
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25 Oct 2021

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Engineering Manager



When looking for your next Engineering Manager role how do you choose from the gazillions of options open to you in the Food Industry? If you want to work with a team that value each other and have a shared vision, then we want to attract you.

It is a tough job as the engineering function is always under pressure in a food factory as any downtime costs money. So, this isn't unique in that there are no deadlines of course, but it is when you meet the team that you will understand just how refreshing the culture is.

So what is involved?

The Site Engineering Manager will, as the name suggests, head up the small engineering team for this SME in the food industry.
There is a need to modernise current process and practices to ensure the site are robust enough and have the maximum efficiencies to meet the demand that will come from the upturn in business.
Working with the engineering team, upskilling, and developing where appropriate and generally modernising current practices.
Reviewing shift patterns against business need to ensure optimum site support.
Implementing a fully operational PPM process.
Being that presence on the site and in the factory, the go to engineering specialist for the business.
A clear and confident communicator as part of the site's Senior Management Team.

We need to discuss this role with engineering candidates who have the following experience:

Food industry is essential to really understand the dynamics of the business and to lead the team.
Good examples of driving improvements in other engineering roles.
People management that demonstrates the ability to see individual strengths and to draw on key skills and abilities to make a complete and effective team.
A manager who knows their team, yes KPI's will be set and monitored, but real leadership is knowing, working with and understanding each individual. The size of this site allows for this level of detail.
Project management experience would be an advantage for planned capital expenditure.

The site has a great buzz, the business has incredible long lasting customer relationships, and their future growth is tangible.

Interviews will be scheduled in early November at the latest so please get in touch to discuss next steps.

Disclaimer: Novus Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent and interim recruitment within the United Kingdom. As such, we can only consider applications from candidates who currently reside and are eligible to work in the United Kingdom. Once we have received your details, we will be in touch within 7 days if your application has been successful for the role. We appreciate this can be frustrating but due to the sheer volume of applications we receive it is not possible to respond to each one individually. If you have not been contacted within 7 days of applying, unfortunately this means your application has not been successful, but we may keep your details on file for future opportunities - please see below. Novus Recruitment Limited is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

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