Lead Engineer

Lead Engineer

  • Location


  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £34000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Mike Cairns

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8957

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Lead Engineer (Days Based)
Salary - £34,000-£35,000
Glasgow, Paisley, Renfrewshire

 Engineering Lead Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the day to day engineering function of the business unit managing a small team of maintenance engineers.
  • Ensure planned preventive maintenance is carried out as per schedules.
  • Management of planned preventative maintenance (PPM’s) for the department.
  • Progress engineers improvement program.
  • Liaise with production on a day to day basis and communicate any problems or concerns to the engineering team and where necessary to the Engineering Manager.
  • Comply with Health & Safety, Food Hygiene and Environmental Legislation  
  • Maintaining hands on to supervisory split, rapidly diagnose and resolve reactive faults.
  • Co-ordinations of permit to work system for control of contractor & internal activities
  • Ensure completion of equipment diaries, handover records, incident reports. Completion of notifications & Work orders for all work allocated to team.
  • Attendance and input to all relevant operational, engineering and CI meetings.
  • Meet with shift manager at start and end of shift to agree operational and engineering priorities. Give clear direction to engineering team for shift activities.
  • Work collaboratively with all adjacent teams to resolve issues rapidly and drive improvement

You will ideally be a Multi Skilled Engineering Supervisor or Team Leader with proven supervisory experience in a fast paced Food manufacturing environment.


Applications via CV or contact Mike Cairns on 0151 666 8957 to discuss further.

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