Engineering Team Leader

Silven Recruitment Posted 25/01/2021
  • Greater Manchester
  • Shift/Working hours: 4on/4off, 12-hour shifts (days and nights)
  • £44,500
  • GG/8551

The Opportunity

Engineering Team Leader


Greater Manchester


**Shift/Working hours: 4on/4off, 12-hour shifts (days and nights)


Job Reference: GG/8551


The Company


The UK’s leading food solutions business, supplying all major food retailers, wholesalers and foodservice companies with a wide range of quality products.


The Role


As a key member of the Engineering Team, you will play a critical role in coordinating and prioritising the daily/shift work activities for both internal and external engineering resources, resulting in safe execution of the overall engineering work plan. Specifically, you will:


  • Ensure assets are ready to produce products that are of an excellent quality, despatched on time in full to the satisfaction of our customers.
  • Ensure a robust and clearly communicated safe system of work is applied for all activities taking place within that day/shift across site.
  • Ensure value for money from the way in which engineering budget is spent – Take ownership for efficiency savings and improvements.
  • Ensure that any events resulting in downtime of over 15 minutes are investigated ensuring that root cause investigations are followed through and documented.
  • Ensure that the internal engineering team have a clear focus on skills development relevant to the needs of the factory.
  • Always act with integrity to build a culture of professional engineering and proactive equipment-focussed continuous improvement skills.




  • Accident Reduction & Safety Management.
  • Recording downtime and costs against assets
  • Equipment Downtime by Department.
  • Housekeeping & Standards – Audit Ready.
  • Team Skills Development & Technical Value.
  • Value for Money & Efficiency Savings.
  • Continuous Improvement Projects.


Next Steps


To apply for this role, please contact Gilbert Gregory at Silven on either 07487 732 962 or quoting reference GG/8551.