Engineering Team Leader

Zest Recruitment
Cheshire, Winsford
£44000 - £46000 per annum
Closing date
14 Jun 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Are you a time served multi skilled Engineering Leader, with a passion for nurturing teams to get the best performance. Have you experience within manufacturing at a managing level, possess a positive attitude and have the ability to develop teams with drive and commitment.
Reporting to the Engineering Manager with the responsibility for the Shift Engineers and supporting the Operations team.
To ensure the safe operation of all people, plant and equipment
Responsible for engineering permits to works including contractor control and monitoring when applicable
To ensure PPMs are completed to a high standard utilising the Shire system for accurate planning and tracking. Challenge and improve the PPM with the shift teams
To coach the teams and develop their knowledge, skills and standards
To develop the relationships of shift leader and production mangers/leaders in the running and reporting of the shift
Ensure compliance to both engineering quality and safety standards
To conduct appraisal reviews and implement personal development plans for the engineering team members in line with site procedure assisted by the HR team
Lead the engineering teams to take ownership and responsibility for toolbox audits, workshop standards and compliance to all quality system audits
Experience needed
* Cross skilled
* A natural leader
* Flexible and hands on approach
* Previous experience working in a similar role at a similar level
* Ability to drive change
* Strong communication skills with the ability to develop strong working relationships
* General awareness of site services
* Continuous improvement
* Time Served Engineer
* Strong people management skills inclusive of leading and developing teams

To find out more please click 'Apply' or contact Niall Carter on 01780 483 999 or at

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We understand that recruitment companies often get a bad press. So, here at Zest we are bringing a refreshingly new and different approach to food and drink manufacturing recruitment. Unlike others we aim to be the recruitment company that makes sure it can be counted on at every step of the recruitment journey: every person, every job, every time.

Zest specialise because you do, and our team are dedicated to the following areas:

  • Technical & quality
  • NPD
  • Operations & production
  • Engineering
  • Supply Chain
  • Senior Appointments
  • HR
  • Interim

Our aim is simple, to link talented individuals with talented businesses, and we achieve this by taking a structured and industry leading approach to every step of the process.

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