Head of Engineering

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

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    Oliver Wakefield

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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.

As the Head of Engineering, your responsibilities will include:

  • 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

In return you will receive a salary up to £60,000 along with a 5% bonus, company pension and PMI and 26 days holiday.

If you meet most of the criteria and want to work for a company who have a rich heritage, then don't hesitate to get in touch and apply today!