Continuous Improvement Engineer

Location Leicester
Job Type Permanent
Salary £50000 - 50000 per year Profit Related Pay Bonus + 7% Matched Pension + Healthcare + Other Great Benefits
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Continuous Improvement Engineer

Location: Leicester

Shift Pattern: Monday to Friday, 08:00 – 16:30

Salary: Circa £50k + Profit Related Pay Bonus + 7% Matched Pension + Healthcare

Are you passionate about driving excellence and continuous improvement in a dynamic engineering environment? Join us at as a Continuous Improvement Engineer and be a crucial part of our journey towards manufacturing excellence.

About the Company: This company prides themselves on producing great product with a focus on quality and innovation. They manufacture goods for all the leading high street supermarkets while still keeping the family feel for their staff, woven through the company by the family that still run the show over 125 years later. They are committed to creating a collaborative and supportive culture where everyone can thrive.

Role Overview: As a Continuous Improvement Engineer, you will report directly to the Maintenance Manager and support the engineering strategy set by the Engineering Manager. Your key responsibility will be to lead and manage continuous improvement initiatives within our engineering department. This includes overseeing machinery maintenance, site services, and capital projects to ensure optimal operational performance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Cascade Engineering strategy set out by the engineering manager and set KPI’s to support strategy progress.
  • Monitor and review KPI’s creating action plans to support targets being met.
  • Continually looking to improve existing processes through best available techniques.
  • Identify continuous improvement projects and support the capital list in preparation for the following years budget.
  • Plan and manage contractors to support engineering operations.
  • Support and manage weekly, monthly, and annual budgets.
  • Use site and CMMS data to support and create new annual budgets for continuous improvement projects.
  • Scope and budget medium to large capital projects.
  • Support and manage medium to large C.I. and capital projects.
  • Ensure health and safety compliance are being adhered to.
  • Ensure team is performing to high standards.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong leadership and management capabilities.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships at all levels.
  • Proactive in managing change and fostering a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with a keen attention to detail.
  • Strong understanding of health and safety practices.
  • Competence in project management and budget planning.


  • Degree/HND in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
  • NEBOSH/IOSH certification is essential.
  • Project Management qualification is desirable.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt or higher is desirable.

What They Offer:

  • Opportunities for professional growth and career advancement.
  • Comprehensive training and mentorship programs.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • A highly competitive salary and benefits package.

Join: If you are a driven and motivated engineer with a passion for continuous improvement, we want to hear from you. Apply today and be a part of the future of FMCG.

ATA is committed to creating a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation