Engineering Manager

Location Stevenage
Job Type Executive
Salary £60000 - 70000 per year 10% bonus + phone and laptop + pension - matched 5% contribution + life assurance + 25 days' leave +
Reference 12094016/1

Engineering Manager



  • £60,000 - £70,000 basic salary
  • 10% bonus
  • Phone and laptop
  • Pension - matched 5% contribution + life assurance
  • 25 days’ leave + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Days – Monday to Friday


Location: Stevenage, Luton, St Albans, Cambridge or Bedford region



An Engineering Manager is required to work for a market leading food manufacturing business with over 28 years of trading history, this £multi-million operation has sustained YOY growth and withstood tough economic conditions. This is a testament to employee and customer satisfaction being at the forefront of strategic decisions, which has enabled this organisation to grow from humble beginnings into a UK powerhouse.


If you are an Engineering Manager, with a track record in managing engineering functions within FMCG, pharmaceutical, food manufacturing or food process organisations, then I have a fantastic role for you. You will have an input into strategic engineering decisions and have complete autonomy to initiate engineering projects across the site. For more information, please email


The Engineering Manager’s role will be as follows:


  • To develop the engineering team in line with the Engineering Director
  • Cultural changes from a reactive maintenance team to a proactive maintenance function
  • Develop and implement a robust PPM and TPM regime
  • Upskill a team of 15 Maintenance & Reliability Engineers
  • To deliver an engineering strategy that delivers all proactive engineering requirements across the site
  • Manage budgets across the site related to labour and engineering spend
  • Ensure Health & Safety, compliance and quality are adhered to
  • Improve communication within the engineering functions and efficient reporting
  • To ensure effective utilisation of the engineering system
  • Outline efficient ways in the management of stores across the site
  • To work alongside Managers related to continuous improvement and CapEx


The ideal Engineering Manager will have a combination of the following:


  • Experienced Site Engineering Manager, Engineering Manager, Maintenance Manager, Site Manager or Chief Engineer type background
  • A proven track record in leading engineering functions within the food/FMCG, pharmaceutical and or beverage market sectors
  • A suitable engineering qualification – mechanical, electrical or automation
  • Demonstrable track record in managing and leading large teams


The benefits:


  • Excellent remuneration package
  • Fantastic training programme
  • Long-term career progression
  • Autonomy and ownership of all engineering activities across the site


How to apply:


Please click “apply” or for further information, please email an up-to-date CV to


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