Salary: £17 ph
Hours: 42 hour contract
Overtime: Double time on Sundays. If, working on a Bank Holiday – day off in lieu as well as double time.
1.5 times basic rate OT for working Mon-Saturday in excess of contracted hours.
Required to work 1 in 4 Saturdays.
23 days holiday plus Bank Holidays.
- As a Shift Engineer you will be a key player in the operational team ensuring optimum production asset availability through: Development and implementation of action plans to address root cause of all failures.
- Support continuous improvement initiatives.
- Responsible for attending to breakdowns promptly and ensuring all work orders and planned maintenance tasks are completed Delivering training and support to operator level functions where required.
- To work with departmental leaders and others developing a pride in the work areas keeping them clean, tidy and ensuring works do not compromise quality or safety.
- Promote team work across all functions including production, technical and new product development.
- You will support all aspects of the operation to ensure products are manufactured in a safe, hygienic, and efficient manner.
- You are to ensure individual accountability for best practise and keeping skills up to date
- You will also be required carry out any other duties as reasonably requested by lead engineer, production or shift managers or other members of the site management team.
- Ensure that performance of plant is maintained at agreed levels – aim of 100%.
- Plan and complete tasks for self from PPM and Manufacturers schedules.
- Support production, with ideas and initiative’s to optimise line efficiency
- Encourage an open communication culture between departments. (Engineering, Technical, Production, Planning, NPD, and Hygiene).
- To be a role model for the Operatives in assisting and driving the agreed standards with shift and site managers
- Planned maintenance tasks including daily checks.
- Checks include start up, line set (safety, operations, technical and engineering), routine maintenance in accordance with manufacturer’s schedules, complete relevant documentation in accordance with Company policies and procedures.
- Communicate requirements or issues to the relevant personnel: Production, planning, technical etc.
- Receive, prioritise, and complete work orders.
- Receive work orders from various departments (technical, production, etc.). Provide feedback to relevant personnel on issues and/or completion of tasks. Assist with Instruction and demonstration of efficient machine operation with production ,hygiene and technical as required
- Completion of maintenance projects: Modifications, or process upgrades
- Continuous improvement
- Services i.e. Electrical, air, vacuum, etc.
- Additional projects as needed or requested on an ongoing basis
- Relevant Engineering Qualifications (Electrical, Mechanical Engineering, health and safety etc.)
- Experience in FMCG
- PLC Fault finding/ diagnostics
- Health and Safety
- Food Safety/ Allergen Handling
- Maintenance of PPM & Defect Systems
- Management Skills
If this position sounds like your next career move then please get in touch. Alternatively If you know someone suitable please contact me on
or 01473 552924
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