Engineering Team Leader

Posted 7th May 2019 (3 weeks ago)
  • North West, Lancashire, Greater Manchester
  • + benefits
  • c£40K
  • CH/5163

The Opportunity

Engineering Team Leader


Exciting and challenging opportunity for an Engineering Team Leader to join a food manufacturing

Job Title: Engineering Team Leader

Location: North West/Lancashire/Greater Manchester

Salary: c£40K + benefits


The Candidate:


  • Experience within a similar role within the food or FMCG sector
  • Are you an Engineering Team Leader looking to be number one on site?
  • Demonstrable leadership and record of managing and developing people



The Role:


To provide motivating leadership for the engineering function. 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, 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 CH/5163 to or for a confidential discussion, please call me on 0161 832 7463.