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Date: 08-Aug-2019

Location: Bradford, GB

Company: Hovis

Hovis is one the UK’s leading food brands. In fact, it’s worth over £400m in retail sales. In a very competitive crowd, we’ve continued to demonstrate category leading product innovation & quality. Our brand heritage and most recent performance is testament to this. Unsurprisingly, we have bold ambitions for our business & brand.  We’re now searching for a proactive and committed Engineering FLM ready to play a key role in the next chapter of our journey.


To manage, develop and lead functional excellence in a team of Shift Engineers, focused on improvements and responsible for generating and delivering capital projects/management for all aspects of material usage on site.


An Engineer responsible for the KPI’s of an area matched to that of the process managers working closely with the teams to improve line efficiency and quality.


Roles and Duties

KPI’s/other factors which this role will directly influence

  • OEE
  • Work Backlog
  • PPM & Corrective work compliance
  • Budget Control
  • Ratio of running to stopped maintenance
  • H&S KPI’s
  • Support operational FLMs with technical knowledge
  • Contractor work scoping and control
  • To generate improvement ideas, plan and implement
  • Share best practice with other sites
  • Development & Management of line engineering team
  • H&S Management
  • Develop a culture of autonomous maintenance
  • Occassional (high tech) physical maintenance activity
  • Provide support to the ‘reactive’ teams by exception
  • Propose, submit and manage capital projects up to £50k
  • Ensure total compliance will all applicable corporate and legal standards (personal safety, food safety, quality, hygiene and environment).




Be adaptable, flexible and demonstrate a willingness to accept changes in operational requirements at short notice

Food or FMCG Engineering experience

Ability to work on own initiative

Knowledge of basic baking techniques

Leadership/Management experience

Technical expertise

Budget Control awareness

Good knowledge of H&S

Good communication skills, written and verbal

IT literate

Team Player

Ability to drive change



Degree or HNC qualified


Project management experience (desirable)

Change management experience (desirable)

Coaching skills


Location: Based in Bradford

Type of role: Full Time, Permanent

Reporting to:  Engineering Manager

Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

Hovis since 1886

Job Segment: Food Safety, Change Management, Quality, Management

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