Engineering Lead

Engineering Team Leader

Do you have 5 years multi-skilled engineering experience within a manufacturing, facilities or FMCG environment?

Have you previously managed and lead high-performing teams?

Do you have a passion to succeed in a challenging, business critical role?

MacGregor Black is working with a Leading FMCG Brand on the search for an Engineering Team Leader. This is a permanent role based in Kendal.


  • To provide general maintenance for all production related equipment.
  • To ensure all PPM’s are completed, along with all supporting PPM documentation.
  • Ensuring breakdowns are rectified efficiently while investigating root cause to prevent reoccurrence.  
  • To respond to ad hoc requests and/or take an active role in specific projects.
  • To manage contractors associated with the maintenance and repairs of all equipment when required to do so.
  • To provide front line engineering support to the manufacturing lines.
  • To continually monitor plant conditions, capturing potential issues and report defects.

What are we looking for?

  • High level knowledge of pneumatic, electrical and large mechanical machinery.
  • Strong understanding, familiarity and experience of various production line equipment.
  • Welding skills in TIG/MIG
  • Thorough and ‘Right First Time’ approach to diagnostic, maintenance and repair work.
  • Good bench fitting and metal fabrication skill set using mostly hand tools, drills, angle grinders etc.
  • Competent in electrical fault finding in panels, 3 phase motors, VFDs, relays, transformers, SMPS, Contactors, Wiring Harnesses etc.
  • High level of fault-finding knowledge of PLC’s.
  • The ability to work independently when needed but also effectively as part of a small and close engineering team is crucial. Good and clear communication skills are a valuable asset.

Salary – £38k + Benefits.

Days only, Mon-Fri, 40 hours per week.

For more information, please contact Rob Blackburn today.

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Rob Blackburn

Rob Blackburn

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