Engineering Team Leader (FMCG) - Macphie

Hi we are Macphie!

A renowned family-owned ingredient manufacturer with a global presence, nestled in the serene beauty of Glenbervie, Aberdeenshire. Our culinary expertise knows no bounds, spanning from savoury sauces to tantalising bakery treats and divine ice cream toppings. Embracing innovation, we cater to diverse dietary needs with our plant-based and gluten-free options. As trusted collaborators with top food brands worldwide, we are committed to turning imagination into delicious reality. But what truly sets us apart? It is our exceptional team of individuals!

Join Our Team as an Engineering Team Leader (FMCG) – Glenbervie

Continental Shift Pattern – Days

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.

 No agency support required at this time.