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Engineering Manager

The JFR Group
Closing date
17 Dec 2021

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Just Food Recruitment, part of The JFR Group is searching for an enthusiastic and experienced Engineering Manager to join this established food manufacturer in West Yorkshire.

Job Purpose:

To provide exemplary hands-on engineering management duties to contribute in the smooth operation of the site's production objectives and targets. This role requires a minimum of 60-70% hands on factory floor involvement.

Specific Area Role Accountabilities:
  • To manage and motivate all team members, ensuring they are supported and work in partnership to deliver engineering KPI's that contribute to business KPI's
  • To be responsible for the staff development process, ensuring the engineering team has the correct resource at all times
  • To prioritise and manage the engineering workload/activities for the site, and delegate duties as appropriate
  • To ensure all plant, equipment and systems are maintained with suitable and sufficient protection as defined by legislation
  • To detect and rectify any issues in a timely manner, which affects the performance or safety of plant or equipment
  • To maintain a cost-effective engineering stores system
  • To champion industry best practice and promote the introduction of new technology where appropriate
  • To ensure all works are completed in line with health & safety, food safety and legislative guidance
  • To develop and maintain preventative maintenance systems and schedules
  • To develop and implement health & safety risk assessments for engineering activities
  • To be accountable for ensuring all machinery and plant is working to optimum speed, with minimal disruption to production

Essential Skills and Competencies:
  • Relevant qualification in mechanical or electrical engineering
  • 16th or 17th edition
  • Extensive electrical and mechanical knowledge within an FMCG environment
  • Experience in managing and developing teams
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Driven and motivated to succeed
  • Positive attitude to colleagues
  • Flexible approach to hours to meet business needs

To learn more please apply and a member of the team will be in touch.

The JFR Group are an employment agency working on behalf of our client. Should you be seeking a new permanent position, temporary assignment or contract you will find our staff professional and courteous and our interview process straight forward.
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