Engineering Manager - Wakefield | 29354 | Zoek UK
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£50000 - £60000/annum
Permanent (Full time)
Here at Futures, we are delighted to be working exclusively with a genuine leader in the food manufacturing industry. This Yorkshire based bakery provide a range of products to all of the major retailers and have performed extremely well over the last 2 years. They are looking to appoint a Engineering Manager with food manufacturing experience to lead a team of 24 Engineers.
Reporting into the Factory Manager you will help manage all aspects of work within the engineering function, whilst maintaining a constant focus on health and safety and employee welfare. To lead and direct the Engineering function, supporting business growth and change through strong project management, development of Continuous Improvement and lean ways of working, and control of financial budgets and suppliers.
Manage the Engineering teams development and succession plans.
Ensure safe systems of work are in place and the Engineering team are trained and compliant.
Drive a Continuous Improvement culture, working in collaboration with other departments, to improve operating performance, reduce waste, and control cost.
To work closely with the Quality and Production departments to ensure Engineering support
Take a lead for Engineering in planning for and hosting successful visits including customers,
auditors, and company VIP visits
To comply and assist with all technical and HACCP requirements- ensuring product quality
Utilise the computerised maintenance management system to provide data on PM completion rate, breakdowns etc
Manager the Contractors
Due to the fast-paced nature of this environment and the requirement for change, the challenge will be to engage the team.
Successful Engineering Managers will be;
Previous experience of working within a FMCG food manufacturing environment
Experience of operating Engineering Management level
Degree / HNC or equivalent in Engineering
Demonstrable success in leadership during periods of business growth and change
Excellent communication skills
Working well under pressure
Why work here?
Whoever finds themselves in this position will have the genuine ability to drive positive change in the factory and constantly make improvements as you will have the budget and the backing to do so.
The salary for this role is competitive also includes a good pension along with other benefits.
If this job is for you, please click the apply button and we will contact you shortly for a confidential conversation