Lead Engineer

From £43,000 to £45,000 per annum
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Lead Engineer


£43,000 - £45,000

The Burford Recruitment Company are representing one of the UK’s leading suppliers of produce who are looking to recruit an experienced and capable Lead Engineer to work at their state of the art, purpose built facility just outside of Witney.

The post holder will be a key member of the packing centre’s management team. The successful candidate will be a strong and motivational leader, managing a team of Engineers and Contractors, collaborating with the production department to ensure the smooth running of the plant and minimising downtime as well as managing the Engineering budget for the plant as a whole.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:

You will have abroad knowledge of engineering practices and facilities management including HVAC, refrigeration, effluent and site servicesBe hands on and able to work methodically on your own or as part of a small teamYou will be electrically & mechanically competent with minimum qualifications in engineering to NVQ L3, City & Guilds or higher
  • ·Respond promptly to breakdowns and give feedback to production regarding expected downtime and planned corrective action
  • ·Develop schedules for regular preventative maintenance and other equipment servicing
  • ·Work closely with the engineering team and the production team to develop a dynamic and positive attitude to the challenges of a busy production department
  • ·Focus on the key performance indicators (KPIs) identified by the Packing Centre Manager and work towards achieving and surpassing agreed targets
  • ·Give advice and provide recommendations to the production team with regard to improvements to processes, in order to maximise machine productivity and minimise down-time
  • Once trained to do so, conduct risk assessments for the departmentThe site is committed to being “audit-ready” at all times. Therefore it is imperative that site hygiene, health & safety and document control are in line with customer specifications at all times

    Average Hours – 40 hours per week (flexible between 0700 and 1700)

    25 days holiday plus bank holidays

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