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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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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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