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Head of Equipment & Engineering

B3 Jobs Ltd
Home Counties / South East
£90,000 - £120,000 + car allowance + benefits
Closing date
7 Mar 2019
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Head of Equipment & Engineering

Job ref: 62036 | £90,000 - £120,000 + car allowance + benefits | Home Counties / South East

The company

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for an extremely well recognised, national foodservice business which has been providing the UK’s customers with delicious, market leading food products for over 50 years.

The company is extremely dedicated to the ongoing career satisfaction and success of all their employees, and once working within this role, there is excellent opportunity for long-term progression within the senior management team.

The job

As Head of Equipment and Engineering, you will be responsible for developing a transformational equipment strategy for the business to provide a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

Your role will provide strategic direction and thought leadership to the global portfolio, giving you the opportunity to inspire and define the future of the business’ strategy. You will manage the entire process of new equipment implementation including research, design, procurement and installation, all whilst inspiring and motivating key stakeholders to collaboratively drive the business forward.

You will also be responsible for managing the activities of the E&E team which is accountable for the full equipment and engineering supply base including vendor relationships, preventative maintenance, safety assurance, commercial efficiency (TCIU) and equipment innovation.

Your experience

We are looking for candidates who will bring rigorous thought leadership, excellent project management skills, a proven capability of delivering high complexity programs and cross functional working with an innate ability to make stuff happen and influence at senior level.

You will be an expert in equipment innovation, be versed in EPC project management (engineering procurement and construction) and be experienced in SMART goal setting (specific, measurable, attainable, relevant & timely).

Preferably educated within and engineering/project management capacity, you will possess a successful career track record within food manufacturing, FMCG, manufacturing, engineering or facilities.

More details

The Head of Equipment & Engineering job is based in the Home Counties / South East region and is paying £90,000 - £120,000 according to individual skills and previous experience plus car allowance.

The business offers excellent benefits including 30 days holiday, dental cover, company pension, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, discounted gym membership, medical insurance and many more!

How to apply

If this really sounds like you and you want to be considered for the Head of Equipment & Engineering job, please click the Apply button.

Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job by emailing me, Becky Gander, quoting job reference 62036.

What happens next?

On applying for this job, you consent to b3 jobs ltd holding your details on file to be able to contact you about your job search, for full details of our GDPR policy, please refer to the b3 jobs website. We aim to contact you within 24 hours on the assumption that your credentials fit the requirements for the role.

b3 jobs is a professional, friendly and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK. All of our consultants have considerable experience in recruitment so you can be confident that they will have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

We deal with food jobs covering product development / NPD, quality assurance / QA, technical, process, production, operations, planning, supply, sales, account management, engineering, microbiology, food technology, specifications, marketing, logistics, purchasing, hygiene and auditing. We cover all job levels including Assistants, Technologists, Technicians, Supervisors, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.

Alternative job titles

Equipment Engineering Manager | Head of Engineering | Senior Engineering Jobs | Food Manufacturing Engineering Jobs | FMCG Engineering Jobs | South East UK | Surrey


Since 2000, b3 jobs have been helping to further 1000s of people’s careers in the UK food manufacturing industry, throughout the whole of the UK.

b3 jobs is one of the leading specialist food manufacturing recruitment agencies, covering all food industry jobs both permanent and interim.

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