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Engineering Team Leader

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Job ID WOL00170 Date posted 11/12/2020 Location : Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.
The Engineering Supervisor will support the Engineering Management team by providing ‘front-line’ management of the on-shift Engineering department at the Wolverhampton site. The position holder will ensure the multi-skilled team deliver reactive, preventative and predictive maintenance as required, ensuring Health and Safety, quality and hygiene standards are met, ensuring a reliable operation.
The role works on a Shift basis, 4 on 4 off (12 hour day and 12 hour night shifts)

Key Accountabilities 
  • Coach and mentor the Engineering team and help to diagnose more complex problems with machinery 
  • Ensure work is conducted safely at all times and all legal standards are met and Engineers are trained to these 
  • Set maintenance priorities based on established plans, use the Maintenance Management System to ensure the Engineering team are utilized in the most efficient way possible 
  • Supervise maintenance activities to minimize production downtime and disruptions
  • Provide the engineering team with departmental Key Performance Indicators and detailed improvement plans 
  • Provide ‘front line’ operational management of Human Resources requirements including; working time management, shift allocation, performance reviews, absence/ disciplinary issues and recruitment and training
  • Help to motivate and empower other engineers, helping them reach their potential 

  • Relevant Engineering qualifications, Mechanically or Electrically biased to Bachelor’s Degree, or HND/ City & Guilds Level 
  • A formal Health and Safety Qualification (IOSH/ NEBOSH) 
  • Experience of hands on engineering in a Food, Drink / Consumer Goods manufacturing environment 
  • Able to motivate employees, communicate objectives clearly, provide feedback and suggest improvements for individuals performance and able to communicate to different levels of employees 
  • Experience of using a computerised maintenance management system for example Maximo
  • Manage conflicting priorities within tight deadlines  
Preferred Qualifications 
  • A formal Health and Safety Qualification (IOSH/ NEBOSH) 
  • Experience of supervision and coordination of small team of multi-skilled engineers
In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest private companies in the world. 
Cargill is committed to being an inclusive employer. Click here to find out more 
Our usual recruitment process is as follows; candidates meeting the criteria will be invited to a telephone interview with a member of the Talent Acquisition team. If this is successful you will be invited to a further interview with the Hiring Manager and members of the hiring team. For some of our positions a site visit will be needed. 
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