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Head of Engineering

Norfolk, Norwich
£75000 - £80000 per annum
Closing date
7 Dec 2022

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Full Time
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Head of Engineering | FMCG Manufacturing | Norfolk

Competitive plus benefits

Are you a head of Engineering looking for a new challenge in a fresh and exciting sector? Are you looking to join a forward-thinking industry-leading company?

Our client

A historic British brand focused on providing the UK with the finest products from farm to table.

Employs over 2,000 people, and is a key supplier of Turkey across the UK.

Branded, retailer brand or direct to foodservice, Our Client manufacture frozen and cooked products to nearly all UK distribution channels.

About the job

As the successful Engineering Manager, you will optimise machinery output and product quality. You will be expected to be quick and effective in responding to breakdowns in more than one area on site, where possible identifying root causes and suggesting possible improvements to prevent further breakdowns from occurring.

Leading a team of electrical and mechanical engineers, providing ad-hoc coaching to support the fulfilment of their roles and developing future potential.

Identifying potential projects (CAPEX & maintenance) and contributing to mid-term and capital pipeline planning.

Ensuring accurate early feasibility cost estimates for identified projects

Supporting the development of engineering tender documentation

The ideal candidate

To have successfully developed and deployed engineering maintenance strategies

To have worked very closely within or with a manufacturing team.

Experience in using PLC, computerised analogue, and digital control systems.

To have Lean manufacturing initiatives implemented.

To be able to gain the respect of the team, whilst also, being a team player who believes in a total team approach.

An innovative, logical problem-solving approach to tasks.

Able to proactively manage effective change in a dynamic business environment.

To assume the ambassadorial role required in this high-profile position.

Please apply via the link below or reach out directly at 01780 480 530 Or apply via the link.


MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience of working in the industry, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

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