Recruitment Wolf

Engineering Shift Manager - East Anglia

12 Jun 2018
10 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you a head strong senior engineer with experience of managing a team? Looking to become what we endeavour to be a world class engineering function within a fast growing and demanding business?

Due to the growth plans of a well-established food manufacturer, Recruitment Wolf are seeking a number of Engineering Shift Managers.

The implementation of a new senior level within the engineering function has made way for 2-3 shift managers to look after a team of engineers supporting with the day to day functions.

Key responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

  • Supporting and advising engineers and production managers
  • Effectively manager external contractors and services
  • Monitoring and controlling of labour - allocating tasks appropriately and ensuring time keeping/ standards of conduct and behaviour are maintained at all times.
  • Accurate completion of daily reports and plant maintenance.
  • Enforcing GMP standards within the factory
  • Accountability for maintenance revenue spends to remain in line with engineering budgets.
  • Identification of PPM requirements for all equipment - ensuring appropriate PPM strategies are in place and adhered to.
  • Organise, allocate and deploy labour based on priority, maximisation of production line efficiencies with minimal downtime.
  • Ensure departmental KPIs are achieved. To include: breakdown response time/fault diagnosis/first time fixes etc.
  • Identify areas of improvement within engineering processes and recommend appropriate solutions.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Relevant Mechanical/Electrical engineering qualification
  • Experience within a High or Low care food manufacturing environment
  • Experience and proven ability in managing people and prioritising tasks
  • Financial Awareness

Shift pattern – 4 on/4 off (Days) – although must be flexible when required to cover business needs.

Salary - £42,000-46,000

Please get in touch for more information – contact Harriet on 07305 046 686 or email

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