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Site Engineering and Facilities Manager - ICON 2

Canteen staff at the company canteen cash register

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Operations & Production



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THG is a fast-moving, global technology business that specialises in taking brands direct to consumers. Our world-class proprietary tech and infrastructure powers our extensive portfolio of beauty, nutrition and lifestyle brands and is now helping drive exponential growth of our clients’ brands globally.  

We’re powered by a global team of over 7,000 ambitious people around the world. Our culture is fast-paced and entrepreneurial, it’s this DNA that has supported our incredible growth.

We’re always looking for individuals that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG, and play a part in driving the group forward on its exciting journey. So, if you’re ready to take the next big step in your career, challenge yourself every day and evolve with the world around you, THG is ready for you. 

Site Engineering and Facilities Manager, SALARY Up to £80,000 per annum

Location: ICON 2, Sunbank Lane, Altrincham WA15 0AF


The Operations division is at the heart of our customers’ experience here at THG. We Manufacture a wide range of sports nutrition and cosmetic consumer goods that we then dispatch to our customers in over 200 countries worldwide from our purpose-built, innovative manufacturing and distribution centres.

The Site Engineering and Facilities Manager leads the Engineering team based at our new fully automated Distribution Centre in Altrincham. You will be responsible for the provision of both a reactive and pro-active, multi-skilled maintenance service on all operational equipment in the fulfilment facility.


  • To promote health and safety awareness for all personnel inclusive of contractors, compliance with all THG policies and guidelines and ensure appropriate risk assessments and working systems are in place.
  • Ensure all relevant Statutory Compliance is current, recorded, updated and maintained for the site
  • To ensure all Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) is completed safely, cost-effectively, on time and to a satisfactory standard.
  • Create and manage Engineering budgets for the site, both capital and operational. Ensure clear forecasting and alignment with Finance is in place.
  • To lead and manage capital investment projects in conjunction with the Group Project and Technical teams; ensuring projects are delivered safely, to the correct quality, on time and to budget.
  • To provide a service that ensures all mechanical and electrical equipment is running to its optimum performance and that all departmental SLAs and KPIs are met; manage and react promptly to equipment outage.
  • To maximise availability of all mechanical and electrical equipment through continuous improvement improve equipment efficiencies and reduce costs through initiatives such as RCM, CBM, life cycle analysis, FMEA etc.
  • To ensure adequate resources, equipment and people, are in place to meet operational needs; including scheduling of shift patterns for the team and purchasing equipment so that spare levels are managed effectively.
  • Effective management of third-party contracts through your team.
  • Represent the Engineering department in all site and Group meetings
  • Produce weekly reports, metrics and performance of the site and team.
  • Performance development of all Engineering team members for the site.
  • Recruit personnel; create training and development plans for the team, including Apprentices and Graduates.
  • To ensure waste management and environmental policies are applied to ensure minimal impact on the local environment and compliance with environmental legislation.
  • Ensure compliance with BRC and ISO standards.
  • Ensure all relevant Statutory Compliance is current, recorded, updated and maintained for the site

 Role Requirements

  • Engineering Degree or HND/NVQ4 in a relevant Engineering discipline or served a full engineering indentured apprenticeship
  • Minimum 3 years site Engineering Management and leadership experience
  • Experience within an automated warehouse and/or food manufacturing facility would be beneficial
  • Excellent communication skills, will challenge positively and promote teamwork
  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving techniques
  • Autonomy and self-drive to deliver and succeed
  • Continuous Improvement and Innovation, prioritise in fast a paced environment
  • Knowledge and experience of PPM strategy, improvement techniques and tools
  • Lean and TPM awareness


  • Competitive salary
  • Employee discounts
  • Gym Discounts
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Company pension scheme

THG is proud to be a Disability Confident Committed employer. If you are invited to interview, please let us know if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to the recruitment process that will enable you to perform to the best of your ability.

Because of the high volumes of applications our opportunities attract, it sometimes takes us time to review and consider them all. We endeavour to respond to every application we receive within 14 days. If you haven't heard from us within that time frame or should you have any specific questions about this or other applications for positions at THG please contact one of our Talent team to discuss further. 

THG is committed to creating a diverse & inclusive environment and hence welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

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