Engineering Team Manager (FMCG) BLUE42966

Histon, Cambridge
Excellent Competitive Salary
23 Nov 2016
21 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Engineering Team Manager (FMCG) BLUE42966
Histon, Cambridge
Excellent Competitive Salary

Our client works with a pretty tasty portfolio of brands – even if they do say so themselves!

From Covent Garden’s delicious soups, to Linda McCartney’s sublime meat-free dishes and Hartley’s sweet treats, they feature on the daily menu of millions of families around the globe.
So if you fancy working with quality brands that you know and love, in an environment that is challenging yet rewarding, fast paced yet friendly, then head to their recruitment page now.

They’re embarking on an exciting journey, and they want you to come along for the ride!

Job Description

• To co-ordinate activities of the Production Engineers within your shift to deliver improved plant performance utilising engineering best practices.
• To co-ordinate activities of the shift team to deliver effective front line response to plant breakdowns driving root cause analysis and a “First Time Fix” approach to plant issues improving Mean Time Between Failure.
• Through the shift team deliver plant performance improvements through moving reactive planned maintenance to proactive predictive maintenance whilst implementing continuous improvement through focussed improvement projects incorporating FMEA working with the Maintenance Technician.

Key Accountabilities:

Safety, Quality, Hygiene
Ensure compliance to current Health and Safety Legislation whilst providing a professional and proactive approach to health and safety.
People Management
Manage your role and your team, directing and prioritising your approach and managing your effectiveness against set and measurable objectives
Operations Management
Ensure service levels are efficient and of a high standard.
Continuous Improvement
Ensure your area of responsibility is run efficiently and cost effectively, demonstrating a proactive approach to improvement clearly demonstrating the measurable business benefit
Identify and improve areas that could be made more cost effective.
Utilise effective communication to inform all members of the team wherever possible.
Act as a source of best practice for all engineering processes. Communicate these to all levels.

Capabilities and Experience

5Years plus experience in the FMCG industry in a similar role.
Ability to influence and collaborate at all levels in order to achieve engineering targets.
Ability to represent the company in a professional and highly competent manner.
Full driving licence -- Able to work flexible hours as required.
A positive attitude, open to change with a proactive approach and a passionate attitude to business success.
Analytical thinker -A positive and flexible approach to on-going training.
A results orientated individual with adherence to high quality standards and continuous improvement
An excellent time manager with an adaptable and flexible approach, being very responsive when operating at all levels within the organisation.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.