Head of Engineering - East Riding of Yorkshire

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Job Type: Engineering
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: c£75k - £85k
  • Date Posted: 24/11/2023
  • Expiry Date: 25/12/2023

Head of Engineering


Location: East Riding of Yorkshire.

Salary: c£75k – £85k w/ Car Allowance & Bonus.


We have an excellent opportunity available for an experienced Head of Engineering to make a difference and drive performance on a heavily invested food manufacturing site.


Your next mission…

  • You’ll be working in a high performing team, alongside peers always trying to reach the next level and drive excellence in everything they do.
  • You’ll be reporting to the Head of Site with a dotted line into the Engineering Director and will have exposure to internal senior stakeholders on a weekly basis.
  • The delivery of reliability improvements will be your primary responsibility as well as driving cultural change within the Engineering team, supporting overall cultural transformation that is needed.
  • Champion the use of new technologies and innovations within the Engineering scope.
  • Drive OEE increase via reduction of Unplanned Losses.
  • Build and deploy best in class maintenance strategies for key assets groups.
  • Ensure the site moves into as high as possible compliance levels.


About you…

  • A proven track record as a Head of Engineering / Engineering Manager in a Food manufacturing environment.
  • Educated to a degree level in a relevant Engineering discipline or equivalent.
  • Experience of reducing downtime, improving OEE, improving machine reliability.
  • Experience of driving change through employee engagement.
  • Evidence of strong leadership in your current and previous roles.
  • Experienced in continuous improvement and able to create an environment where team members consistently push for improved team performance and productivity.


What will you get?

  • A company that is committed to personal development and who will challenge you to be the best.
  • A business that works with charitable organisations, gives back to the community and is serious about sustainability.
  • An excellent remuneration and benefits package.

To apply for this role, please send a copy of your CV quoting ref EH15362 to our retained consultant hannah.mcgrail@silven.co.uk or for a confidential discussion, please call on 0161 832 7463.