Blue Earth Foods Our People Jake

Job title: Assistant Engineering Manager

Length of service: 10 years

Career overview: “I started as an apprentice when I was 16 years old, then became a full-time engineer. A few years later I was promoted to Engineering Team Leader for the A shift and I’m now one of the Assistant Managers.”

Roles and responsibilities: “It’s my job to oversee the production side of engineering. This could be anything from supporting day-to-day breakdowns and making sure we hit our weekly maintenance plan to overseeing projects and product launches.”

Favourite aspects of the job: “The people I work with. We have a really good engineering team and all the departments pull together and work well with each other.”

Fun fact: “I’m a big football fan, and I’ve had a season ticket watching Aston Villa for the last 18 years.”