The Role

This is a newly created role to head up our Engineering Shift Team as company goes through a period of growth.

To ensure equipment is set up ready for shift start, Product Change, performs at required output and ensure lines are shut down correctly

KPI’s to be reviewed every shift to maintain focus on delivery and cost.

Consistent reporting of all activities including breakdown repair

Carry out RCAs for repetitive breakdowns or large losses to OEE

Target the completion of 100% of PM’s, using forward thinking to get maintenance done whenever possible.

Understanding of health & safety and food hygiene rules and regulations.

To assist in initiatives and proactive working to keep site waste below 3%

To provide an engineering function that can deliver 85% OEE on site.

To review and allocate the workload between the other Multi Skilled Engineer’s on shift.

To liaise with Shift managers, Product leads etc to be proactive to the production plan, issues that arise and gaining access to machines.

To make best placed decisions based on information, tools available and discussed between Operations and engineering teams

To ensure that a thorough technical handover is given between previous and following shift.

Daily downtime sheets/ filling in shift or downtime book/ Maintenance records

Correctly completed history in Maintenance system, and engineering shift report

Service sheets completed and adherence through daily and weekend plan

The Person

Is a natural leader and decision maker

Is confident to work autonomously but also works with all people well

Easily adapts their style depending on the audience

Works effectively across all departments

Qualifications and skills

A relevant Mechanical/electrical trade qualification or diploma

Experience within a manufacturing environment, food industry knowledge is an advantage

Strong troubleshooting and technical ability

Positive mindset, with a flexible mindset that is open to change

Experience of PLC, HMI Scada controlled systems is desirable although not essential

Benefits & Reward

42 hours / Shift pattern

Competitive Salary £42,000 plus DOE

Overtime rate paid above standard working hours

NEST Pension Scheme

Company Sick Pay Scheme

Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Permanent
Job Location: Gateshead

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