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Head of Engineering

  • Location:

    Spalding

  • Sector:

    Food

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Jake Gilbert

  • Job ref:

    JT/HQ17265

  • Published:

    9 months ago

Head of Engineering
Food Manufacturing
Highly competitive package

Are you an experienced and innovative Engineering manager with a passion for food manufacturing? Do you have the skills and vision to lead a team of engineers and technicians in a fast-paced and dynamic environment? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

We are working with a leading food manufacturing company with a reputation for quality, innovation and sustainability.

They produce a range of products for the retail and food service sectors, using state-of-the-art equipment and processes.

We are looking for a Head of Engineering to join the senior management team and oversee all aspects of engineering and Projects across the business.

As the Head of Engineering, you will be responsible for:

  • Development of maintenance management systems with a focus on asset maintenance
  • Train and develop the engineering team to maximise the effectiveness of plant and processes
  • Root Cause Analysis and proposals to enhance engineering performance = focus on diagnostic skills
  • Project development leadership
  • Implement improvements and drive initiatives to ensure maximum effectiveness
  • Capex project and contractor management
  • Full management and accountability for all site services
  • Build a positive engineering environment and be familiar with plant layout and equipment.
  • Maintain safe production processes in respect of personal & food safety.
  • Plan and oversee all aspects of routine engineering operations via the Engineering Manager and on all project matters via the Project Engineer.
  • Ensure all projects are transferred fully to the maintenance and production teams
  • Develop the team through SMART Objectives, review, PDP's etc.

To be successful in this role, you will need

Extensive experience in engineering management in the food manufacturing industry or a similar sector

Proven track record of delivering engineering projects on time, within budget and to specification

Strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills
A passion for food manufacturing and a commitment to quality, innovation and sustainability

If you are interested in this role, please apply online with your CV or reach out directly to Jake@morePeople.co.uk for more information.

We look forward to hearing from you!