Engineering Lead

Manufacturing and Engineering
£45000 - £49000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Jack Boyle

Engineering Lead - Leading Global Food Manufacturing Company - Wigan - Up to £49000 Basic Salary + 20% Bonus.

Pod Talent have partnered up with a global market leading food manufacturer who are looking for an Engineering Lead to manage and guide a successful team of multi skilled engineers and have a real contribution to the overall performance level in the factory.

You will be based at their world class manufacturing site which is one of Europe's largest this role is an opportunity to work for a company where there is a huge opportunity to progress your career long term with plenty of internal opportunities.

The role-

Reporting to the Head of Engineering you will be responsible for a team of 12-15 Multi Skilled Engineers.

Key Responsibilities-

  • Managing a team of Multi Skilled Engineers, regularly reviewing their performance, and coaching them to ensure high performance is maintained
  • Focus on Health & Safety processes making sure that they are being followed and engineers are aware of the importance
  • Push site reliability including root cause analysis and delivering on maintenance kpis
  • Looking at continuous improvement finding ways to improve current processes and implement more efficient systems
  • Ensuring there is enough resource in the factory to keep performance at the maximum level
  • Various other adhoc duties


  • Minimum of NVQ level 3 or equivalent in engineering and a time served engineering apprenticeship
  • Demonstratable leadership experience and performance management experience with in an FMCG manufacturing environment
  • Have an understanding of engineering technology
  • Strong communication skills being able to communicate with people on various levels
  • Ideally experience implementing lean principles
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Package and Benefits

  • A highly competitive salary of up to £49,000 with a 20% bonus on top
  • Generous pension scheme and package including private healthcare
  • 27 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Multiple career progression opportunities and with ability to upskill

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