Production Engineering Shift Lead

Hereford and Worcester
Up to £42K + benefits
27 Feb 2018
27 Mar 2018
Kirsty Carter
Contract Type
Full Time
Working for a global food business at a site that has benefitted from significant investment this is a unique opportunity for a skilled engineer to transition into an operational leadership role.  You’ll be responsible for both operational delivery as well as using your engineering knowledge to ensure process and equipment optimisation though a team of skilled operatives.




  • This role is responsible for providing a hands on operational/engineering lead within a business unit.
  • Actively engage and lead a line team.
  • Work effectively with central engineering.
  • Take the team with you to improve operational performance – sustainability through people.
  • Working towards improvement through the effective, efficient and safe utilisation of assets and materials to agreed targets and standards.
  • Work with the team to solve problems.
  • In addition to working towards existing KPIs, you will be responsible for attending breakdowns on the line.
  • Set the direction for the area.

You and your experience;
  • Engineering qualifications and electrical knowledge.
  • Background in a quality driven, high volume manufacturing environment. Food manufacturing or FMCG experience is a bonus.
  • People leadership experience is a benefit but not essential.
  • KPI focused and enjoys problem solving.
  • Lean or CI knowledge is an advantage

This is a great role if you enjoy hands on engineering and wish to develop your career in to management. The role will provide people leadership training and personal development opportunities. 

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