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Engineering Manager / Head of Engineering

England, Greater Manchester, Manchester

Site Engineering Manager / Asset Care & Reliability / Head of Engineering

Interim: 6 - 12 month Contract Competitive Day Rate

Manchester - Global FMCG Manufacturing Group

North West

Reporting to the Group Engineering Manager, you will responsible for all aspects of Engineering and Maintenance on a large manufacturing site covering 26 production lines.

Key responsibilities for the Engineering Manager include;

  • Support, coach and effectively manage a team of 18 Multi-Skilled Engineers.
  • Meet or exceed targets for the Engineering department including Overall Equipment Efficiency (OEE), Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF), and Availability (Av)
  • Budgetary control of revenue
  • PPM completion rate at or above 80%
  • Provide leadership for HSE within the Engineering function and positively influence the progression of a behavioural safety and risk management culture.
  • Drive Total Preventative Maintenance (TPM)
  • Drive MTBF plans to deliver improving machine reliability
  • Develop the continuous improvement culture within Engineering through the effective implementation and use of lean tools and techniques by all Engineers


The ideal Engineering Manager will have the following skills and experience;

  • Experience in FMCG manufacturing - High Volume Fast paced Production
  • Previous management experience in a lean Manufacturing environment
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of utilising continuous improvement tools and techniques
  • Experience in design and start-up of equipment and installations
  • Experience in maintenance management


A well-established blue chip manufacturing business that are going through a substantial period of growth.