Maintenance Team Leader

New Chapter
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
17 Sep 2019
17 Oct 2019
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Engineering / Maintenance Team Manager

Location: Gloucester

Client: FMCG High speed fill and pack

Salary: Upto £48,000 + Bonus + Pension + Package

A globally recognised market leader; our client is a major FMCG/Food and Drink manufacturer, producing a distinctive range of instantly recognisable products. Their prestigious manufacturing facilities have undergone significant change and expansion, resulting in a new vacancy for a senior engineering maintenance leader. This day shift based role will suit an established maintenance manager or upwardly mobile engineering shift leader with experience of managing change in a seasonal production environment, as well as an aspiring Maintenance Team Leader ready for a bigger role.

This role will lead all frontline engineering maintenance activities in your area, up to 10 engineers, including Manufacturing and fill and pack, accountable for ensuring the efficient production of a variety of branded food consumable products.


A challenging and stimulating days based frontline leadership role, you will be responsible for all maintenance engineering activities in your area of the plant on a prestigious, state-of-the-art manufacturing production site.

You will devise and ensure a robust and responsive maintenance strategy, and develop contingencies which permit the whole sites working regime to be supported fully by all areas of engineering.

You will manage frontline craft engineers, multi-skilled, as well as contractors on Planned maintenance and shut down activities.

You will create, implement and manage both maintenance and PPM plans for your area of the factory, utilising various operational methodologies such as supplier optimisation, minimal inventories, and asset management techniques.

Monitor plant reliability and capability to identify areas of issue or opportunity and implement plans to deliver improvement.

Together with the factory engineering management team, you will ensure that the productive capability of the plant is optimised and improved, delivering a continuous improvement culture through your direct reports.


Demonstrating experience within an FMCG / Food and Drink / Chemicals engineering environment in an engineering maintenance leadership role.

A proven track record of meeting agreed performance targets and reporting skills are also crucial to the success of this role. You will also have the ability to identify improvement opportunities and monitor individual and team performance.

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