Lead Engineer(2962/92v)

Salary: to £45,000 depending on experience DAY SHIFT 4 on 4 off
Location: Oxfordshire (West of Oxford)
Reference: 2962/92v
Benefits: Attractive benefits including pension

The Company:


Successful dynamic food business manufacturing a range of products for the retail and food service markets. This is a state-of-the-art food site


Due to growth we are currently recruiting a lead engineer


Reporting to the Divisional Engineering Manager you will  lead and manage a range of engineers ensuring the smooth running of the factory by resolving predominately mechanical and electrical breakdowns, delivering maintenance and driving improvements


The role:


  • Motivate guide and train the engineering team
  • To lead the focus on PPM onsite whilst always ensuring that there is a pro-active approach to planned maintenance and a high PPM output
  • Manage on site contractors
  • Deliver on plant uptime and maintenance KPIs through planned, preventative & predictive maintenance
  • Deliver improvement work on machinery and site improvement work
  • Ensure Engineering time is managed effectively and that that there is low Engineering down-time



  • Minimum of 3 years’ engineering experience
  • Hands on ability. This is not a theoretical engineering role
  • Multi-skilled with formal engineering qualification to ONC, NVQ Level 3 or higher, in an electrical or mechanical subject or a Nationally recognised apprenticeship in an engineering discipline

If you wish to apply for this role please click on the apply button with a copy of your up to date cv in word format quoting ref number 2962/92

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