Engineering Manager

  • Location
    Shaftesbury, Dorset
  • Salary
    £ 50000 - £ 55000 / Year
  • Category
    Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive - Machinery Service & Maintenance
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Engineering, Aerospace and Automotive
  • External Reference

Adecco are pleased to be working alongside a large FMCG business based in Shaftesbury who are looking for a Engineering Manager on a full time permanent basis.

Job Overview;

An experienced engineering manager who can manage a large team of supervisors and shop floor engineers on a day to day basis in a FMCG environment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that Health & Safety is given a high priority and is considered in all plans, actions and activities. Play a key role in promoting Health & Safety awareness on site.

  • Manage the asset care programme for the site to include buildings, plants and services. Ensuring assets meet the business needs in terms of plant efficiency, safety/technical and legislative standards.

  • Ensure there is a comprehensive asset care/maintenance system in place to monitor and manage the engineering activities with particular reference to cost control, manpower, planned preventative maintenance (PPM) and stock holding

  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement in all areas of the engineering operation to challenge and drive profitability, service and quality standards managers to ensure individual and company objectives are achieved

  • Coach, train and mentor members of staff to a high standard

  • Ensure right people, structure and skills are in place to deliver the required engineering standards. Own the engineering training and development requirements of the business


  • Time served apprenticeship or equivalent.

  • BSc, HND or HNC in Electrical, Mechanical or dual skilled engineering.

  • Strong written, numerical and verbal skills.

  • Proficiency and fluency of English language (oral and written).

  • Computer proficiency in MS Office and CMMS systems.

  • Experience with world class manufacturing processes and methods, Lean, Kaizen, Kanban, 5C, 5S, TPM and other advanced manufacturing methodologies, tools and concepts

Technical Requirements:

  • Specialisation in either mechanical or electrical engineering with detailed knowledge

  • Servo motors and drives

  • Inverter control systems

  • Hydraulic powered systems

  • Pneumatic control systems

  • PLC computer controlled equipment

Salary Details:

£50,000 per annum

Full time permanent basis

Mon-Fri - 40 hours per week

What Next?

To register your interest in this position please apply here or contact the Adecco team on 01202 202810 or

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Please apply with your CV to: james buller