Head of Engineering

Posted 5th February 2019 (3 weeks ago)
  • Greater London
  • plus bonus and benefits
  • up to £80k
  • JP/HOE131

The Opportunity


Head of Engineering


Are you interested in driving Engineering performance across a large manufacturing site, making a difference and developing your career with a multi-site food manufacturing business?


Posted by: Silven

Job Title: Head of Engineering

Location: Greater London

Salary: up to £80k plus bonus and benefits




  • Do you have a proven track record of delivering results as an Engineering Manager in a fast paced food manufacturing environment?
  • Have you experience of managing large capex projects, in excess of £1m at least?
  • Have you experience of driving maintenance strategy across a large manufacturing site?
  • Have you managed in a unionised manufacturing facility?
  • Are you motivated by challenge?
  • Have you an engaging management style and can you demonstrate evidence of strong leadership in your current and previous roles?
  • Have you experience of change management?


If you can answer “yes” to the above questions, please read on….




  • Reporting to the Operations Director, this role sits on the site’s senior management team and is responsible for a large Engineering department within this manufacturing facility.
  • The Engineering department consists of Project Engineers, Engineering Planning & Stores and a large Maintenance team.
  • You will be responsible for engaging the Engineering team to deliver on Engineering KPI’s as well as the budgets for labour & materials, as well as capital expenditure.
  • You will develop and deliver a cost effective Asset Care system for the site.
  • You will deliver engineering strategy development.




  • This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-known food manufacturing business and be a key player in making a difference to their site in Greater London.
  • This company is ideally looking for a career-minded Head of Engineering that will be pushing for the next level within a few years……or sooner.

To apply for this exciting role, please send a copy of your CV quoting ref JP/HOE131 to john.pollard@silven.co.uk or for a confidential discussion, please call me on 0845 003 6872 or mobile 07792 465338.