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Job Title:      Engineering Manager - FMCG

Category: Food / FMCG
Location: Cambridgeshire
Type: Permanent
Salary/rate: £44,000 to £55,000 + Benefits package
Job Reference: 1507-3
Consultant: Jason Cooper     Tel: 0845 094 7227

This highly successful organisation involved with the FMCG manufacturing sector is looking to recruit an Engineering Manager to oversee all engineering activities of a modern 24/7 product packaging facility.
As Engineering Manager you will be responsible for 
• Managing a team of 14, consisting of Maintenance and Project staff, 
• Support team to develop their skills sets to meet full potential
• Provide training development plan to fulfil the sites operational activities as well as new product introductions
• Ensure plant is fully supported and hand-overs are completed effectively along with reporting
• Facilitate Health, Safety and Quality systems into the Engineering support to ensure KPI’s are met
• Ensure planned maintenance program fully supports the site and is effectively managed
• Ensure effective communication to Engineering and Production Teams relating to engineering matters.
• Production as well as site facilities maintenance
• Financial management, budget planning and forecasting
• Continuous improvement initiatives to maximise site efficiency
• Ensure Projects provide maximum effectiveness with minimal site disruption
• Root cause analysis of electrical and mechanical failures and communication to wider management team
• Ensure root cause analysis is followed up with equipment and service companies to obtain effective solutions 
• Act as part of the site Management Team and participate in site management meetings
• Delivery effective engineering solutions to fulfil a fast paced FMCG manufacturing environment to fulfil customer product requirements
• Negotiate on contracts to obtain best value

Person Profile:
• Qualified to City and Guilds, HNC or equivalent in Mechanical or Electro-Mechanical qualification.
• Possess first class communication skills both written and verbal, able to communicate at all levels within the business and with customer representatives
• Able to effectively and concisely communicate engineering and technical terms to non-technical people.
• Able to make decisions quickly based upon sound engineering knowledge and commercial information often in fast moving and pressured situations
• Possess strong team motivational skills sets with proven team management experience
• Be flexible with attitude and committed to the organisation for the long term
• Proven project management experience with high value engineering projects
• Proven experience of working within a fast moving high volume production environment 

Remuneration Package:
Remuneration for this position will include a basic salary in region of £46,000 to £55,000 private medical health care, pension, share save scheme plus additional company benefits.


  • Food / FMCG
  • Medical Equipment
  • Pharmaceutical
  • High Reliability
  • Defence
  • Scientific Equipment
  • Logistics
  • Green Energy


  • Project Management
  • Design
  • Procurement
  • Supply Chain
  • Production
  • Operation Management
  • Maintenance
  • Service
  • Quality Assurance
  • NPD
  • Laboratory
  • Consultancy