Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Chief Engineer, North Yorkshire

Location: Yorkshire

County / State: North Yorkshire

Job type: Permanent

Category: Engineering

Reference: VAF15304

Consultant: Victoria Forrester

Start date: Asap

Salary: Highly competitive salary with attractive benefits


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Chief Engineer to join one of the UK’s largest food manufacturing groups.

Job Description

This role will be based within one of our client's large sites in Yorkshire, which supplies products to the major multiples within the UK. This is an exciting opportunity for someone to take on a new challenge, where there is a real focus on learning and development, with realistic career prospects for the more ambitious candidate.

Working closely with the Site Projects Engineering Manager, whilst overseeing Divisional Engineering Managers across two factories, the Chief Engineer will be responsible for delivering optimum engineering standards by strategic development of the engineering function. The main focus of this position will be to deliver a high standard of reliability based maintenance throughout the site.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced Chief Engineer or Head of Engineering with substantial experience within the food manufacturing sector. You will need highly effective leadership and motivational skills, gained within a unionised environment with experience of managing, developing and maintaining large multi-disciplined teams. You will also need a proven track record of delivering change and an understanding of the latest engineering techniques and best practice approaches.

In return, you will receive a highly competitive salary and attractive benefits package with the opportunity to make a difference and be recognised and rewarded for your achievements.

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REF. VAF15304 By Focus Management

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