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  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

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  • Salary:

    £48135 - £58135.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Joshua Hallett

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  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    05 October 2023

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Engineering Team Leader

About the Role:

Yolk Recruitment is delighted to represent our esteemed client, a leader in the food manufacturing industry, in their search for an accomplished Engineering Team Leader. This role is based at their Hereford site, and our client is renowned for their innovative approach to Engineering Operations. They are seeking a motivated and highly competent Engineering Team Leader to join their dynamic team.

Our client places a strong emphasis on people development, and they are looking for a leader who is passionate about nurturing talent.

Hours: 5 Week Shift Pattern

Purpose of the role:

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the Engineering Team Leader will play a pivotal role in leading, supporting, and developing their team. Engineering is crucial to our client's current and future success, and this role involves ensuring equipment reliability, minimizing downtime, and maintaining high standards to protect the health and safety of employees and the quality and safety of food products.

Key Responsibilities as Engineering Team Leader:

  • Ensure compliance with all current legislation and company-specific requirements.
  • Lead all departmental engineering and maintenance activities while adhering to budget constraints.
  • Develop technical and behavioral competencies within the team to foster a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Manage various plant and equipment improvements to maximize factory output and efficiency.
  • Maintain clear communication with senior production staff, ensuring prompt resolution of emergent repairs.

What our client is looking for:

  • Qualified to HNC level 3 or equivalent.
  • Mechanical and electrical competency.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and other bespoke systems.
  • Experience in a similar Team Leader or deputy role.
  • Effective communication skills at all levels, with the ability to engage and motivate teams.

A little about our client:

Our client is one of the UK's largest food businesses, supplying chicken and turkey to the nation's most popular supermarkets and restaurants. They are a fully integrated business controlling the entire product supply chain, which includes feed mills, farms, hatcheries, and factories, along with associated transport and logistics functions that employ more than 7,000 people. They achieve this through investments in their people, cutting-edge technology, and an unwavering commitment to high-quality food standards.

As an Engineering Team Leader, you will enjoy a secure, supportive, and progressive working environment where your contributions and achievements will be recognized and rewarded. They offer comprehensive training and continuous development opportunities as you advance your career with them. Additionally, you can look forward to benefits that include:

  • 31 days of holiday
  • 5% pension contribution
  • Life assurance
  • Various lifestyle benefits, including wellbeing resources

If you're ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented individuals who take pride in delivering great results, apply today!

Our client is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

Are you up to the challenge?

Are you what we're looking for? Please get in touch today with engineering specialist recruiter Joshua Hallett.

Please apply with a CV and feel free to include a cover letter outlining why you're perfect for the role. We also have a referral scheme so if you know of someone who would be great for the role please get in touch.

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.

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