Engineering Manager

Date: 27-Apr-2021

Location: Manchester, GB, M11 2HW

Company: Greggs Plc

Vacancy Details

Full Time and Permanent


£50,000- £60,000 depending on experience. Plus benefits.

Work Pattern

Mainly days with flexibility to meet the needs of the business.

About You

You'll fit right in to Greggs as an Engineering Manager at our Manchester site if:

  • You have proven experience and know what you’re talking about when it comes to food manufacturing/production
  • You’re a leader who has experience in managing teams, building team capability and motivating your people to bring their best every day
  • You have an engineering qualification
  • You have a track record of delivering performance improvement & cost reduction
  • You use your problem-solving abilities to identify the root cause of an issue and come up with a permanent solution
  • You have experience in delivering local capital projects
  • You’re good with Microsoft Office 365 and have previous experience of Reliability Centred Maintenance
  • You have experience of a CMMS, and in particular Agility, and have had exposure to AutoCAD (desirable)
  • You’re ready to work alongside some great people and have lots of fun on your Greggs journey!

What We Can Offer You

  • Our Greggs Employee discount Scheme is very generous, offering you up to 50% off our food
  • Your holiday entitlement starts with 5 weeks, in addition to bank holidays, which increases with service up to a maximum of 6 weeks after 25 years’ service. (Pro-rata for part time)
  • After 6 months service you may be eligible for our profit share scheme
  • You will be invited to participate in our Management Bonus Scheme which is worth up to 12.5% of your salary, subject to the Company meeting certain performance criteria.
  • You will automatically join our Greggs pension scheme which is a fantastic way to save for your retirement and allows you to benefit from employer contributions and tax advantages
  • Defined contribution management pension scheme
  • Death in service benefit which provides a lump-sum payment equal to 4 times your year’s salary
  • Private Medical Insurance which is free for you and subsidised for your dependants
  • Permanent Health Insurance which is a replacement income scheme
  • Share Save and Share Incentive Schemes
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

What You'll Do

An opportunity has arisen for an Engineering Manager to join our Manchester manufacturing operation.

You'll report into the Supply Chain Operations Manager with the main focus of the role being to make sure the bakery plant, equipment and facilities run smoothly at all times and meet the needs of the business. You'll lead our team of maintenance engineers in line with our values, with high visibility, promoting a culture of achievement and responsibility. You'll draw upon your experience and use Lean Manufacturing & TPM principles to maximise efficiency and make sure that all activities are carried out safely and in line with Good Manufacturing Practice.

​​​​​Safety, quality and compliance in daily life will be your priority and you'll support Engineering and cross-functional team to achieve manufacturing excellence. You'll do this through communicating plans and setting standards for the Engineering team, using the Engineering budget to maximise its value to the business and making sure external developments in legislation, regulatory and technical standards are met. Of course, you'll also assure effective use of our Agility Computerised Maintenance Management System.

When it comes to the strategic picture, you'll be involved in site improvement activities and support the rollout of Lean Manufacturing. You'll be key to making sure the local delivery of our Engineering and Maintenance plans are aligned with our national strategies and this includes reducing the environmental impact of operations and actively identifying opportunities to reduce energy and water consumption. You'll also be involved in planning, organising and delivering local projects of up to £250,000.

About Us

Here at Greggs, we love what we do and we have fun! What makes Greggs so special is our culture – the way we are, the way we behave and the way we support each other. We're hard-working, but above all else we're family; and it doesn't matter who you are, where you're from or what your favourite bake is, we’d love you to join us!   We want everyone to feel welcome at Greggs and our colleagues to be able to be themselves at work, whatever their background, preferences, or views. 

Your Application

During the application process we’ll keep in touch every step of the way.  We know how big a decision it is for you to apply for a job.  Once you do we’ll work hard to keep you up to speed on how your application is progressing.  With your help we can make your application as quick and as smooth as possible.