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Assistant Engineering Manager
Variety, Bolton

Job reference: NRD-ALX-005471

Location: Variety, Bolton

Closing date: 20/05/2020

Employment type: Permanent/full time

Are you an Assistant Engineering Manager or Engineering Team Manager at the top of your game? 

Working alongside the Engineering Manager as part of our manufacturing management team, you’ll engage and motivate a skilled team of up to 16 Engineers, utilising root cause analysis to identify and prioritise corrective, preventative, predictive and mitigating actions.

You will have responsibility for engineering reliability and team development at one of our two Bolton based bakeries and will be expected to take on some aspects of dual site responsibility once you have become established in the role.

Here at our Bolton & Variety bakeries, the team are dedicated to delivering unbeatable quality in a safe manner. We are proud to be leading and developing a team at the cutting edge of engineering innovation.

The Recipe

As “Britain’s Best Loved Food Brand” we have been baking bread since 1876.  Today we are proudly a fifth-generation family company supplying 18,500 retail customers from 12 bakeries and 15 depots, producing a range of over 70 products including gluten and wheat free.  Our family of 4,500 colleagues throughout the UK, have recognised us as a Sunday Times Top Best Big Companies’ to work for over a number of years.  Family and values are what makes us different and we are a proud bunch.  Join us and be proud to be Warburtons.

We’re going on a journey of innovation and of continuous improvement whilst working on a changing approach to reliability centred maintenance.

Our Engineering teams are encouraged to foster new ideas and perspectives whilst driving change at a pace; we’re looking for you to make a personal impact, have passion and inspire a team whilst recognising successes and rewarding that along the way.  We take pride in keeping our people and customer’s safe, so you’ll play a key role in ensuring work is conducted in accordance with our stringent health and safety requirements. As an Assistant Engineering Manager you’ll also be responsible for monitoring the budget and playing a part with the formation of revenue and capital budgets and plans.

Essential Ingredients

Passionate about our people you too will want to engage and develop your team driving together for results. People are our most precious ingredient so along with your technical focus, you will have a passion for people development as well as a hunger for working collaboratively with your colleagues to drive the success of our site.

We will consider individuals from a variety of backgrounds , who can build further on our reliability strategy.

  • You’ll be able to deploy and execute a reliability centred asset care strategy
  • Passionate about quality and best practice whilst driving continuous improvement
  • You’ll have demonstrable experience of leading a maintenance engineering team and working in partnership with production teams
  • Have experience of devising and implementing engineering improvement projects
  • Have experience of fulfilment of Engineering legislative SHE requirements including PSSR , LOLER , Electricity at Work COSHH & HACCP.
  • Possess a higher level Engineering Qualification such as  BSc,  HND, HNC  or equivalent

Extra Dough

And last and by no means yeast you will want to know what your bread’s worth;

  • Ongoing personal development either sponsored or supported
  • A slice of the annual profits
  • Award winning pension plan
  • Life Assurance
  • Discount Vouchers / products
  • Benefits for you and your family for example; discounted gym membership,  bike to work scheme



The closing date for this job has now passed.