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Site Engineering Manager

Posted on Jan 28, 2019 by Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing

Norfolk, Norfolk United Kingdom
Retail Trade
Immediate Start
£75k - £75k Annual

You have the chance to join a growing business that have a great presence in the market already. As the Site Engineering Manager, you will be leading a large, multi-skilled engineering team in ensuring their continued success.

Client Details

This company, based in the Norfolk area, are a leading food manufacturer with an international presence and they are in the midst of executing an exciting growth strategy. As the Site Engineering Manager you will be instrumental in ensuring successful delivery.


This is a unique opportunity that gives an experienced Engineering Manager a chance to own an Engineering function and drive it forward. You will be leading maintenance, reliability, projects and site services teams in delivering against a growth & improvement plan.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Control of all aspects of the engineering function including all day-to-day engineering issues, strategic initiatives, process development, continuous improvement and change programme

  • Manage and be accountable for a team of disciplined multi-skilled engineers providing 24/7 cover for the site

  • Ensure delivery of site KPIs and engineering KPIs for availability of the manufacturing and service equipment by carrying out scheduled and planned activities to reduce plant downtime

  • Lead and develop the manufacturing engineering team in delivering cost effective engineering, maintenance, calibration, technical support & improvements to all areas on the site

  • Adherence to the company Quality systems and regulatory/statutory Health & Safety requirements

  • Work collaboratively with other departments to ensure essential information is shared and site objectives are met

  • Coach and develop high performance teams to ensure they are motivated to achieve world class performance

  • To ensure department external and internal auditing requirements are satisfied and standards are achieved to meet external accreditation standards

  • Ensure engineering infrastructure and systems are resourced and in compliance to meet legal and statutory requirements

  • Ensuring quick reaction to daily business needs and able to balance this against dedicating an appropriate amount of time and energy to developing improvement strategies

  • Develop the culture and skills of the engineering team


The successful candidate will have had prior experience as an Engineering Manager/Site Engineering Manager managing a sizeable team in a complex engineering function within a food manufacturer and the following:

  • Ideally an engineering degree and/or equivalent, (HND, HNC etc).

  • Strategic approach to achieving work outcomes

  • Previous experience driving engineering improvements (ideally site turnarounds)

  • People management and leadership experience

  • A collaborative working style with the ability to effectively communicate cross functionally and at all levels

  • Computer Maintenance Management System experience

  • Commitment to workplace health and safety at all times

Job Offer

Circa £60,000 - £75,000 DOE + Car Allowance + Bonus

Reference: 633804439