Engineering Team Leader - Blueberry Foods

Leicester, Leicestershire
£12.30 per hour plus relevant shift premiums. Excellent company benefits inc pension and healthcare
12 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Team Leader – Engineering

12hr Nights: 

Week 1 - Three Shifts / Week 2 – Four Shifts


This is a crucial role within the Engineering Department, supporting a team within a fast paced food manufacturing environment.  You will be an effective communicator with excellent leadership skills, have a flair for motivating people and the desire to see the job done.

Key Responsibilities will be: 

  • To support the Engineering Manager in meeting Company engineering requirements for efficiency, quality, safety, hygiene and cost.
  • To support an effective pre planned maintenance programme.
  • To provide professional engineering input into selection, specification and implementation of capital projects.
  • To audit and promote improvements in mains services efficiencies.
  • To help recruit and develop and retain a multi skilled team to meet all current and future Company requirements.
  • To work closely and meet regularly with team leaders and managers from operations to understand their needs and objectives.

To succeed in this role you will need:-

  • Suitable and evidenced engineering certification in both electrical and mechanical fields – NVQ3 or ONC
  • 17th edition electrical qualification or similar
  • Evidence of successful development of a planned maintenance programme.
  • Project management skills
  • HNC / HND in engineering (desirable, not essential)
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft IT applications
  • Ideally, you will have previous leadership experience gained in an FMCG/food manufacturing environment



The role is physically demanding and based both chilled and warm areas.

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