Cargill Engineering Team Leader in Wolverhampton, United Kingdom

Engineering Team Leader

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Job location(s): Wolverhampton

Working for Cargill’s European poultry business at our state-of-the-art customer dedicated processing facility, this role will assist the engineering management team by providing ‘front-line’ operational management for the on-shift engineering department at the Wolverhampton site.

Main Tasks:

  • Assist in driving the implementation, review and evolution of maintenance & reliability best practice across the site to maximise plant reliability, efficiency and asset health

  • To be the ‘front-line’ initial point of contact for all operational and services engineering issues during allocated shift periods and co-ordinate skills and resources on shift to optimise plant performance

  • Ensure effective use of the Maximo CMMS system to provide pertinent information on plant and department performance and advise on operational focus

  • Project co-ordination, encompassing all aspects from project scope, timetable of works, Health & Safety planning, budget allocation and control and co-ordination of engineering and production requirements

  • Provide ‘front-line’ operational management of the Human Resource requirement for all on-shift engineers, in line with company policies

  • Co-ordinate cross-functionally with a variety of stakeholders to ensure assigned tasks from the business plan, operating plan, environmental health & safety plan and engineering plan are achieved

  • Provide leadership and development for on-shift engineering team

  • Assist the engineering management team in ensuring a safe plant, safe systems of work and a safe working environment is achieved and maintained

  • Maintain legal compliance in all utility supplies/discharges.



  • Detailed knowledge of Health & Safety (including COSHH, RIDDOR, CDM, HASAWA, MHSWA etc), food hygiene, food safety and employment legislation

  • Formal Environmental Health & Safety qualifications or experience (NEBOSH, IOSH, Managing Contractors)

  • Experience of incident / accident investigation and risk assessment

  • Experience of Maximo CMMS

  • Inter-personal communication, conflict management, coaching skills, presentational skills.


  • Engineering qualifications (mechanical or electrical bias) to Degree, HND or City & Guilds level

  • GCSE’s / CSE in English & Mathematics

  • Experience of the supervision and co-ordination of a small team of multi-skilled craftsmen

  • Experience of engineering within a fast moving production environment, food or utilities environment.

Job Engineering

Primary Location United Kingdom-ENG-Wolverhampton

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: WOL00061