Engineering Manager – Kerry – Hartlepool


Job Description

Requisition ID: 53079 
Position Type: FT Permanent 
Workplace Arrangement:   

About the role

We are currently recruiting for an Engineering Manager to the join the team at our Hartlepool site.


This key position provides leadership and direction to the engineering department. The Engineering Manager is responsible for the Engineering budget spend decisions, site capital planning, capital project identification, process optimisation, energy management and maintenance delivery on site.


They are also responsible for ensuring all local, national, and regional or KERRY EMEA compliance requirements are met and always maintained.

About Kerry

Kerry is the world's leading taste and nutrition company for the food, beverage, and pharmaceutical industries. Every day we partner with customers to create healthier, tastier, and more sustainable products that are consumed by billions of people across the world. Our vision is to be our customers' most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition. A career with Kerry offers you an opportunity to shape the future of food while providing you opportunities to explore and grow in a truly global environment.

What will you be doing?

  • Responsible for ensuring that Kerry EHS and FSQ policies and standards are implemented and adhered to on site by the engineering department.
  • Be site lead on Sustainability, driving efficiency improvements to help the site meet its environmental targets year on year.
  • Responsible for development, implementation, maintenance, and adherence to local, national, regional engineering statuary and/or compliance requirements.
  • Responsible for site engineering activities including capital planning, capital project identification, process optimisation, energy management, delivery of the maintenance asset care program and all maintenance works on site.
  • Accountable for ensuring that an effective & comprehensive preventative maintenance programme is in place & executed on time & on budget.
  • Support the engineering team and apply technical skills and ingenuity to the permanent correction of issues, modifications and NPI requirements into the process or equipment.
  • Responsible for developing the site Engineering budget for approval and managing site engineering budget costs to meet the approved engineering budget targets.
  • Identifying and assessing the criticality of plant, equipment and systems on a regular basis.
  • Managing and implementing the spare parts holding policy for the site.
  • Responsible for monitoring and controlling predefined KPI targets.

What can you bring to the role?

  • A relevant qualification/degree in Process manufacturing engineering or related process-based engineering.
  • Significant experience in a large-scale process industry.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal Skills.
  • Strong leadership and employee engagement skills.
  • Ability to apply engineering principles in practical application.
  • Proven team leadership and development
  • Strong business knowledge and ability to interface with manufacturing organisation
  • Food industry knowledge (Desirable)
  • SAP Knowledge (Desirable)


In Kerry we know that sometimes the perfect candidate doesn’t exist, and people can be put off applying for a role if they don’t fit all the requirements. If you are excited about working for us and have the majority of the skills or experience, then please do apply as you could be exactly what we are looking for.

Beware of scams online or from individuals claiming to represent us. A Kerry employee will not solicit candidates through a non-Kerry email address or phone number. In addition, Kerry does not currently utilise video chat rooms (e.g., Google Hangouts) to conduct interviews. Refuse any request that asks you to provide payment to participate in the hiring process (e.g., purchasing a “starter kit,” investing in training, or something similar). Kerry will not ask you to pay any money at any point in the hiring process with the exception of reimbursable travel expenses. In addition, any payments made by Kerry will be from official firm accounts bearing the Kerry name.

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