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Assistant Engineering Manager

We have an amazing opportunity available for an Assistant Engineering Manager to join our client one of Europe’s leading privately-owned food processors at their site in Shrewsbury.

Job Title: Assistant Engineering Manager

Location:  Shrewsbury – Applicants may be required to relocate to other sites once qualified as an Engineering Manager after 18 months.

Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 DOE      Hours of Work:  6am to 6pm  , 4 on 4 off shifts

Job Specification

Purpose of the role:

Our client is looking to appoint an Assistant Engineering Manager who will first develop a strong understanding of their full operations and then be capable to step up to a Site Engineering Manager position within 12 – 18 months.  This will involve spending time at multiple sites across the UK, supporting Site Engineering Managers with the management Multi-Skilled Engineering Teams and development of engineering functions.


Challenges across each site will vary, so the Assistant Engineering Manager may be tasked with reviewing Machinery Efficiency, C.I Initiatives, Energy Reduction, Planned Maintenance Schedules, Engineering Training, Standard Operating Procedures, Capital Projects, Engineering Stores Management, Departmental Restructuring, PLC Upgrades or Changes to Shift Patterns.

This position may be suited to an Engineering Team Leader looking to take that next step on their career path, or an existing Engineering Manager of a small engineering team, who wants to develop their skills further that will allow for them to manage much larger teams and capital projects.

The ideal candidate will be a Hands-on Engineering Leader with strong communication skills and the ability to motivate individuals on new techniques and engineering procedures.   Applicants must have previous experience leading engineering maintenance teams within an fmcg/food manufacturing environment

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