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Engineering Manager - FMCG

North West London   •  Negotiable  •  Permanent, Full time

A growing FMCG manufacturer has an exciting opportunity for an Engineering Manager to join its team. You will lead a small team of engineers ensuring all routine maintenance and project engineering work is completed to deadline. You must have previous experience of manging long-term strategic engineering projects and leading a team.

The Role:

The Engineering Manager is responsible for maintenance and engineering activities within the manufacturing and laboratory environment. The manufacturing process is designed around complex electrical and mechanical production lines and equipment.


  • Using standard operating procedures, you will undertake planned and preventative maintenance on a range of equipment;
  • Your role is to identify and diagnose common faults as well as mentoring and training colleagues in diagnosing complex problems;
  • Implement counter measures, analyse fault data and make your recommended root cause improvement activity;
  • Within specified limits & standard calibration procedures, you will carry out routine equipment/system adjustments
  • Through your analysis, control materials and costs through building supplier relationships;
  • Assist in the commissioning of new equipment and departmental projects.
  • Facilities Maintenance program implementation and execution
  • Responsible for maintaining a pipeline of CI initiatives that are justified and tracked via CAPEX program.
  • Responsible for Facilities Maintenance and management of Maintenance budgets

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Alongside a recognised Electrical or Mechanical Engineering qualification, you will have a solid understanding of machine operation and production processes;
  • You will have previous experience in managing a team
  • You must have experience of project led engineering
  • You will have experience working in a manufacturing environment. Ideally FMCG.
  • You can use your communication skills to explain complex problems to stakeholders with varying knowledge of engineering;
  • Extensive automation background desirable
  • With excellent troubleshooting skills, can find solutions by applying out of the box thinking if necessary;
  • You are able to manage multiple priorities through to a successful and timely completion.

You must be eligible to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 6721
  • Posted: 8th June 2021
  • Expires: 6th July 2021

Cranleigh Scientific

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