Engineering Manager

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Job Description

Engineering Manager


Based in East Yorkshire – Commutable from Barton, Beverley, Bridlington, Brigg, Cottingham, Driffield, Hedon, Hessle, Hornsea ,Howden, Hull, Grimsby, Leven, Preston, Scunthorpe, Willerby.


Salary and Benefits

£60,000-£65,000 + 10% Bonus + Contributory Pension up to 10% +26 days holiday plus BH + Personal Medical Insurance


  • Chance to work for a well -established company who are part of a huge worldwide group
  • Lots of variety in the role and the chance to work on a range of complex and automated equipment
  • A fascinating site with modern technology and state of the art machinery and processes
  • Lots of investment on site on upgrades, new equipment and maintenance
  • A friendly place to work with a low staff turnover and a highly skilled workforce



My client is a leading specialist food process manufacturing company who are looking to recruit an Experienced Engineering Manager to lead and develop a team of 9 Engineers. The company are part of a huge multinational group with sites across the globe. The site is currently undergoing a huge multi-million-pound expansion project which will result in a dramatic increase in overall capacity.

You must have the following:

  • Previous experience as an Engineering Manager and leading a multi-discipline team.
  • Must have strong leadership and be able to manage and develop an Engineering team.
  • Ideally be HND or degree trained in an Engineering discipline or have other relevant Engineering qualifications with the right experience
  • Must have an excellent knowledge of Health and Safety
  • Must have previous experience of delivering major projects whether they be new lines, reorganisation or CI initiatives
  • Must have used and be confident with a CMMS System
  • Must have a real can-do attitude and be pro-active with their approach
  • Ideally have experience of Food, but other regulated FMCG backgrounds considered as well as Process and Chemical

Role Responsibilities

  • Management of the team, equipment, and operational processes in relation to applicable regulations
  • Ensure all equipment is of the correct standard and installed safely
  • Demonstrate and lead the team using safe working practices
  • Effective and safe contractor control
  • Site projects scoped out correctly and delivered safely in conjunction with the project team
  • Equipment maintained effectively in line with a PPM schedule and OEM recommendations
  • Utilise and manage CBM activities to prevent unplanned failures
  • Effective asset management
  • Report maintenance department performance statistics in the site meeting structure
  • Financial responsibility for management of the maintenance budget and CapEx project spend
  • Support and involvement in the 5 year CapEx spend requirement
  • Leadership and development of the engineering team
  • Strong cross functional ways of working across the operation and also central support functions


Deliverable Outcomes


  • Compliance with regulatory bodies in relation to H&S, Food Safety and Environmental
  • Equipment installed in line with OEM recommendations
  • Strong leadership and behaviours in relation to H&S
  • Processes in place, trained out, and audited for maintenance activities i.e. contractor control, LOTO
  • Robust PPM schedule in place and activities completed within the allocated timeslot
  • Equipment reliability delivering the Production demand plan
  • Daily, Weekly and Monthly visibility of departmental performance
  • The maintenance budget, managed in line with finance controls and budget levels
  • Strong 5 year CapEx plan in place aligned to the strategic direction of the site
  • Strong development and succession plan in place within the engineering team
  • Working very closely and engaging with the site team and central support functions
  • Projects delivered safely, OTIF and on budget


To apply for the Engineering Manager role, please send your CV along with your salary details, quoting ref 6164SC by email to Simon Cutsforth : RoS International Ltd, 16 Parliament Street, Hull, HU1 2AP Tel 01482 211155

RoS International Ltd is a well established and respected Engineering and Technical Recruitment Company. Since 1991 we have been placing staff into both permanent and contract vacancies throughout the UK.

We often have such a large response to our advertisements that we are unable to provide feedback to every applicant. If you do not receive an email from us within the next 14 days your application has been unsuccessful. We would like to keep your details on file for future vacancies unless you state otherwise.