Factory Engineering Manager

Bridgwater, Somerset
£42,000, bonus, pension, life cover, subsidised canteen.
06 Dec 2018
06 Jan 2019
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Factory 3 Engineering Manager

Where can your skills, experience, ideas and ambition have most impact? Right here, where we’re shaping the future of food production in one of the most dynamic, innovative production facilities anywhere in the world. Here, you’ll oversee and enable the most efficient, effective manufacturing processes possible, while looking ahead to see how we can work even better and smarter, building a dynamic, progressive career along the way. Make an impact here and your potential is virtually unlimited.

Here in Bridgwater, our factory, plant and processes are among the largest and most modern in Europe. Our 27+ lines produce the widest possible variety of juice and soft drinks, chilled and ambient, as well as packing cartons and bottles in a wide variety of sizes – all reflecting the diversity of our impressive customer base. Join us here at the forefront and see what you can achieve.

About the role

In this challenging role you will develop and manage an effective Asset Care team to improve factory equipment and performance efficiencies and reduce operational costs.  You’ll identify long term, chronic repeat issues and eliminate root causes of breakdowns and speed loss.  You will manage a team of Asset Care Engineers, specific to your factory, and deliver the KPIs identified in the 3 year plan and Business Plan.  As performance is a key output of this role and you will provide key reports to the Engineering and Manufacturing management teams.

About You

As a highly experienced engineer within a manufacturing environment, you’ll be passionate about all things engineering and ensuring optimal performance from the plant under your control.  With experience of managing a team you’ll have a good understanding of how to lead site performance and culture from a basic environment to the highest level of efficiency and standards.   You will have had responsibility for development and management of Key Performance Indicators and will have a demonstrable a track record of achieving results.

A confident, credible and people-oriented leader, you inspire those around you with your can-do attitude and excellent communication skills.

About Us

Our drinks on every table. That's our vision. So, yes, it's safe to say we're ambitious. We're thirsty for more, constantly looking to the future. To new products, new services, new markets, new customers. Through our people applying our core values of ‘Responsible’, ‘Entrepreneurial’, ‘Excellent’, ‘Market Driven’ and ‘Innovative’ we have grown substantially since 1999 and we will continue to be successful.

Refresco UK In the UK, the Refresco headquarters are based in Kegworth, Derbyshire, and we employ 1800 people across 6 sites (Bridgwater, Kegworth, Nelson, Bondgate, Wrexham & Macduff). We work with all the leading UK retailers including Tesco, ASDA, Morrison's, Sainsbury, ALDI and Lidl to produce their private labels and with branded customers such as Innocent, Ocean Spray, Weetabix, Del Monte and Um Bongo. We have packaging capability in Cartons, PET, Aseptic PET and Cans.

Refresco Group Our head office is based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Refresco is the world’s largest independent bottler soft drinks and fruit juices for retailers and branded customers. With production in Europe, North America and Mexico our global sourcing and local R&D capabilities offer an almost unlimited variety of products, manufactured to customer specifications and requirements.

Salary & Benefits

We offer everything you’d expect; an annual bonus incentive, a good company pension scheme, life cover, discounted drinks, on site subsidised canteen and free on-site parking. The salary for this role is circa £42k.