Site Engineering Manager

Market Drayton

Site Engineering Manager 

Location: Market Drayton

Type: Permanent – Full Time

Hours: 4 on 4 off, 07:00am – 19:00pm

Salary: competitive


Palethorpes Bakery is an award-winning and market-share leading ‘Chilled Savoury Pastry’ food manufacturer. We are currently looking for Site Engineering Manager to join our team on permanent basis. 


Responsibilities Include:

  • To actively promote a safety culture within the department – factory ensuring all H&S requirements are met.
  • To ensure PPM & corrective activity is planned scheduled and achieved on a weekly basis.
  • To ensure that downtime is minimised by effective data analysis, targeting of key areas of concern, implementing and agreeing joint action plans with internal & external suppliers. To develop effective working relationships with key personnel.
  • To agree daily and weekly priorities with the planning department & Factory Manager.
  • To lead the co-ordination of planned engineering downtime through formal sign off with Production, Planning and Hygiene.
  • To ensure that all machinery in his area of control has the relevant asset information and is part of the Holistech PM schedule and bringing into use documentation.
  • To own and track the departmental budget and justifies any issues for additional spend on a cost – benefit justification.
  • To develop individuals – to ensure legislation is adhered to and training is undertaken where appropriate.
  • To ensure the skills exist within the function to maintain equipment in line with manufacturer’s recommendations.

 Skills, training, knowledge required:

  • managing risk
  • advanced food safety
  • recognised apprenticeship in an engineering discipline
  • mechanical competence / electrical awareness
  • Microsoft applications
  • Shire planned maintenance
  • Legislative awareness – PUWER, Electrical regs, PAT testing


  • A competitive rate of pay
  • Company Pension
  • 24 days annual leave holiday entitlement
  • PPE will be provided
  • Free Car Parking
  • Formal and informal learning and development opportunities
  • A progressive working environment that puts its people at the heart of what it does


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