Engineering Team Leader


Engineering Team Leader


Search, Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire

  • Full time
  • Permanent
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Posted 1 week ago, 9 Jul | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: Req/653669

Full Job Description

Engineering Team Leader (FMCG)

Are you ready to take charge of an essential operation and lead a dedicated team to success? We're seeking an Engineering Team Leader to oversee our teams, ensuring efficiency, safety, and top-notch service levels. As the Engineering Team Leader, you'll report directly to the Engineering Site Lead and supervise our multiskilled engineering team.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for leading a team of engineers and technicians to ensure the efficient and safe operation of our food processing and packaging machinery.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the engineering team to achieve operational targets and continuous improvement goals.
  • Develop and implement maintenance strategies, procedures, and methods for food processing and packaging equipment.
  • Drive innovation and improvement projects to enhance production efficiency and product quality.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless production flow and adherence to safety and quality standards.
  • Provide technical expertise and troubleshooting support for complex engineering issues.
  • Ensure compliance with health, safety, and environmental regulations.
  • Mentor and develop team members through training and performance evaluations.


  • Suitably qualified either through an engineering apprenticeship or similar
  • Proven experience in a leadership role within the FMCG or food manufacturing industry.
  • Strong understanding of mechanical and electrical systems in food processing equipment.
  • Excellent problem-solving, project management, and communication skills.
  • Familiarity with continuous improvement methodologies
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

Job Type: Full-time



Company events

Cycle to work scheme

Enhanced maternity leave

Enhanced paternity leave

Free parking

Life insurance

On-site parking

Private medical insurance

Referral programme

Sick pay


12 hour shift 4 on 4 off 6am-6pm

Day shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

Stonehaven: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


Driving Licence (required)

Work authorisation:

United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: In person

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.