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Consumer Goods / Engineering / Food / Maintenance / manufacturing

Reliability Engineering Manager Full Time

My client is an industry leading FMCG manufacturer of products for customers on a global basis.  With a proud heritage and continued excellent performance, my client seeks a Reliability Engineering Manager to join the company in a new position to pay a key role in their continued commitment to improvement.


Based from their Berwickshire HQ, the Reliability Engineering Manager will be tasked with the development of an world-class engineering function to avoid breakdowns and increase site efficiencies.   This role will lead a team of around 20, including apprentices, on a journey involving a change in structures, processes, deliverables and metrics with the end goal a focus less centred on break breakdown recovery and more around becoming “reliability centred”.


Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Continuous improvement
  • TPM
  • CAPEX projects
  • Change management
  • Reliability engineering
  • Maintenance strategy
  • Data analysis
  • Staff development


This role is clearly defined as managerial.  My client is not seeking a hands-on maintenance professional, more a strategic people/departmental manager who can help change an engineering culture and install a new ethos in line with group-wide initiatives aimed at moving towards a truly modern, world class engineering resource.


Key selection criteria includes:

  • Ideally educated to Degree level (HNC as a minimum) in an appropriate discipline
  • Data focussed
  • Demonstrable strength and experience in continuous improvement
  • Change management expert
  • Highly analytical
  • Strategic mind-set
  • Experience gained in batch or high volume manufacturing
  • Excellent management, motivation and personnel development skills


This is a rare opportunity to join a highly profitable industry leader and to play a key role in their continued growth and improvement plans.  With significant inward investment, my client has the resource to support the incumbent in the delivery of their plans.   My client is able to offer training, development and advancement opportunities and the chance to work in an enviable working environment.

Job Overview

  • Date Posted: Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Expiration date: 31st August 2019
  • Location: Berwick upon Tweed
  • Job Title: Reliability Engineering Manager
  • Salary: £40000 - 50000
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