Engineering Team Leader – Food & Drink Manufacturing

Silven Recruitment Posted 09/04/2020
  • South Yorkshire
  • Circa £45K

The Opportunity

Engineering Team Leader – Food & Drink Manufacturing


Are you an Engineering Team Leader or Maintenance Supervisor looking for a new opportunity to lead and guide a team of maintenance engineers?

Posted by: Silven
Job Title: Engineering Team Leader
Location: South Yorkshire
Salary:  Circa £45k

Days based – Monday – Friday




  • You will need to be an ambitious person that has progressed within Engineering ideally from apprentice level, within the Food or FMCG industry.
  • Have you looked to progress wherever possible looking to take additional qualifications as and when they have been possible such as HNC etc?
  • You will need to have a strong personality in order to deal with various shifts across the business and help to implement new working practices.
  • Strong leadership skills which are clearly shown on CV.




  • Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will manage a team of time-served multi-skilled, electrical and mechanical engineers.
  • 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.




  • My client is a multi-site food manufacturer
  • This vacancy is at the company’s South Yorkshire manufacturing facility
  • They have recently invested in the business and will continue to do so and this includes creating this new role.

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