Engineering Lead – FMCG - West Midlands

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job Type: Engineering
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: c£44K + benefits
  • Date Posted: 28/02/2023
  • Expiry Date: 01/04/2023

Engineering Lead – FMCG

Job Title: Engineering Section Lead

Location: West Midlands

Salary: c£44K + benefits


The Candidate:

  • Experience within a similar role within the food or FMCG sector.
  • Experience managing teams of engineers in an Engineering Leadership position.
  • Ideally you will be time served Engineer with a mixed discipline.
  • PLC Experience.
  • Refrigeration experience.
  • NEBOSH Certificate & IOSH Managing safely.


The Role:

  • Monday to Friday days-based role with some flexibility required.
  • To provide motivating leadership for the engineering function on shift. Implementation of strategy working towards its vision to become world class.
  • Responsible for managing all aspects of the Engineering function with respect to engineers, purchasing, store’s inventory, equipment contracts, PPM’s and planned overhauls.
  • Ensure both a safe working environment and a positive safety culture is in place through effective training, coaching and supervision of team members, leading by example, ensuring all safety processes are followed and supporting all safety initiatives.
  • Provide clear leadership to the team through effective recruitment, selection, induction training and coaching and performance management in line with policy and agreed procedures.
  • Conduct regular, quality performance conversations and annual reviews, challenging and managing poor performance and capability issues in order to drive improvements in individual and team performance.
  • Ensure all products are manufactured to the specified quality in a safe and hygienic manner, exercising due diligence always to meet the Company’s obligation under the Food Safety Act.
  • Ensure the highest standards of housekeeping, hygiene and other manufacturing practices (GMP), are achieved and maintained.
  • Proactively manage absence (both short and long term) in line with the attendance management procedure.
  • Lead the Daily Team Review Meeting ensuring actions are agreed and completed to drive an improvement in safety, quality and cost.


The Company:

  • My client is a major player within the food and drink sector with an enviable presence. They are continuing to grow year on year.
  • There are very clear career opportunities for high potential individuals.


To apply for this exciting role, please send a copy of your CV quoting ref HM12739 to or for a confidential discussion, please call me on 0161 832 7463.