Engineering Maintenance Manager (shift based) – Position in Lancashire - Lancashire

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Lancashire
  • Job Type: Engineering
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: circa£54k + benefits
  • Date Posted: 25/09/2023
  • Expiry Date: 31/10/2023

Engineering Maintenance Manager (shift based) – Position in Lancashire

Location: Lancashire

Salary: circa£54k + benefits

Job Reference: CH/14253


Engineering Maintenance Manager (shift based) Want to work for a manufacturer of one of nation’s favourite food products?

I am currently recruiting for a Shift Maintenance Manager position for one of my clients’ sites in Lancashire.


The Company:

  • One of the market leaders within their sector
  • Manufacturer of nation’s most respected brands

If successful, you will be working for one of UK’s largest and most successful companies. With a huge turnover each year, you will not have to worry about job security within this business.


This company has been growing for over 50 years, and has become the manufacturer of products supplied to most retailers.


The Role:

  • Manage a team
  • Implementation and improvement plans
  • Take ownership of PPM system

You’ll be working at the company’s site in Lancashire as a Maintenance Shift Engineering Manager. You will work towards continuous improvement of all machinery equipment and ways of working in line with business strategy. To take ownership of your engineering shift team.


Assist the engineering department in achieving its budget targets through the efficient use of materials and replacement parts. You’ll support and coach relevant employees in all aspects of shared maintenance and work alongside side Engineering team. Ensure both you and your direct staff have received all the necessary training and development to enable effective capability within the team to work on all production/refrigeration equipment and to undertake tasks in a safe manner.


What You Get:

They are a big company, so don’t worry, they’re excellent on the pay, especially for this role. You get an attractive package with pension.

This is a growing company this means you can receive progression within the business itself.


The Candidate:

  • Recognised engineering qualification
  • Manufacturing environment experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Previous experience in multi-skilled engineering supervisory is essential, both mechanical and electrical; this could either be through an engineering apprenticeship, degree or HNC. It would be desirable if you had previous experience in Food Manufacturing / FMCG, however any experience in relevant sector will be considered. Knowledge and experience with fault diagnosis, breakdown repairs and wrapping machines is preffered.


You will have an ability to work in a team and on own initiative while supporting your colleagues if help is needed.


Next steps…

Get in touch! If you think this role is for you, send me your CV to with CH/14253 as a subject or give me a call on 0161 832 7463 and I’ll be more than happy to have a chat and give you more information!


Not for you? That’s ok! Maybe you know someone who would be suitable for this position? Pass them the link. Alternatively, if you are seeking your next opportunity in Engineering, drop me an email. Other vacancies in the area are available!