Head of Engineering

  • Location


  • Sector:


  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £55000 - £60000.00 per annum + 5% Annual Bonus

  • Contact:

    Oliver Wakefield

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:


  • Startdate:


Head of Engineering


£55,000 - £60,000

Mon-Fri (Days)

iO Associates have partnered up with an FMCG company who produce award-winning products and have multiple UK sites. They are looking to solidify their team with a new head of engineering for their site situated just above the Lake District. If you have a passion for providing strategic leadership and direction, then this could be the role for you.


  • Effectively manage the site engineering function including personnel development and succession planning, equipment reliability, materials & budgets to achieve the site business plan.
  • Ensure all activities are carried out in compliance with all current legal requirements along with company & site policies.
  • Deliver the annual financial budget commitments, including capital expenditure, in line with the latest approved business forecast
  • Maximise efficiencies across the site.
  • Create a culture of continuous improvement & CMB methodologies
  • Managing an annual budget of £1.5 million.

What they want from you:

  • A committed leader who has a real passion for Food / FMCG manufacturing
  • The ability to engage, coach, mentor and develop the engineering team to reach their full potential
  • Significant engineering and project management experience and the ability to utilise cross functional capability when necessary
  • Bachelor's Degree, City & Guilds, or HND in the field of process, mechanical or electrical engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in a senior engineering management role

If you are raring to go and excited to work for a company who are growing all the time then don't hesitate because I guarantee this job won't be around long, apply now and we will be in touch!