Engineering Manager - Noble Foods - Poultry Division

Recruiter
WR Group Limited
Location
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Salary
£Competitive Plus Benefits 
Posted
11 Aug 2017
Expires
08 Sep 2017
Ref
HKJQO0709/SG
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Engineering Manager - Noble Foods - Poultry Division 
Gainsborough, Lincolnshire 

Looking to take your next step as a site Engineering Manager with a well-established business? Want to develop a hard-working team who are committed to continuous improvement? If so, we'd love to hear from you. 

The Company: 

Noble Foods is a leading supplier of fresh eggs to major retailers across the nation. Since the 1920s, we've been finding new ways to add value, innovate and provide our customers and consumers with more choice. 

The Poultry Division is the largest end-of-lay Hen processing operator in the UK, processing to meet the very highest welfare standards required by our customers and the RSPCA. The site is Freedom foods approved and BRC AA grade. 

This is a brilliant opportunity to join us as an Engineering Manager and make a positive, lasting impact on a vital function within our business. 

The Rewards: 

- Competitive salary 
- Pension scheme 
- Sick pay scheme (after one year's service) 
- 25 days' holiday plus bank holidays 

Here at Noble Foods, we're a business of unique individuals, but each and every one of us are key to keeping the business going and growing. We believe in being courageous, responsible and respectful and these values are integral to our ongoing success. 

No matter what division you work in, we believe in training, developing and challenging each of our colleagues and providing an engaging environment where employees can fulfil their potential. 

You will have the opportunity to help shape our culture at our site in Gainsborough, lead a passionate team to success and make your mark with a forward-thinking business. 

The Role: 

As the Engineering Manager, you'll oversee all engineering and maintenance activities at our site in Gainsborough. 

Reporting to the General Manager, you will: 

- Manage a Maintenance Controller, Engineering Administrator and nine Engineers, working across three shifts 
- Motivate and guide your team to perform to the best of their ability 
- Ensure the plant and equipment are maintained in a timely and efficient manner 
- Establish priorities and direct engineering activities on-site, including any external contractors 
- Make sure that production breakdowns are responded to quickly 

About You: 

To join this determined team, you will need: 

- Experience of managing an engineering department in a complex and fast-moving environment 
- A track record of devising, developing and implementing engineering systems and procedures 
- Experience of managing an engineering budget, as well as controlling and reducing costs 
- A track record of using PPM computer systems 
- Experience of project management 
- Previous experience of identifying opportunities for improvements and implementing continuous improvement measures 
- Experience of asset care, plant criticality and essential spares systems and controls 
- A full, valid driving licence 

Experience of live animal and meat processing would be beneficial, as would experience of plant criticality and asset care systems and processes. Any of the following would also be an advantage: an engineering degree, a Food Hygiene and HACCP qualification or NEBOSH certificate in Health & Safety. 

We're keen to hear from candidates with experience as an Engineering Manager, Engineering Operations Manager, Production Manager, Maintenance Manager or Senior Engineer. 

Other companies may call this role Plant Engineering Manager, Manufacturing Engineering Manager or Production Engineering Manager. 

As a company, we are firmly committed to equality of employment opportunity and welcome applications from all sectors of the community. 

So, if you are looking to take on your next challenge as an Engineering Manager, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency. 

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