Engineering Section Manager

10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our people make more of a difference to Bakkavor than anything else. And there are many reasons why people want to join us: first-class training, a fast-moving environment and excellent prospects.

We recognise that the key to our success is our people. In order for us to deliver the first-class service to our customers, maintain a strong position in the market and continue to grow, we need to recruit and develop the right people.

Bakkavor Desserts Newark specialise in chilled desserts specifically trifles, egg custards, cream cakes such as ├ęclairs, doughnuts, profiteroles and choux buns. We are a growing site with expansion plans for 2018/19. Our sister site in Highbridge specialise in Cheesecakes and Tarts

Bakkavor Desserts Newark is looking to recruit an Engineering Section Manager, you will be working at the forefront of technology working with complex equipment in a fast paced environment with a team of 5 direct reports.

Your responsibilities:

Accountable for ensuring the equipment in a designated area is safe, reliable, well maintained and fit for purpose. This will be delivered through managing a team of engineers involved in Planned Preventative Maintenance duties, breakdown prevention work and provision of breakdown cover.

This will involve a proactive approach in monitoring machine condition through, engineer/production observation and PPM then taking swift effective action whenever an issue is identified to prevent breakdowns. Any plant downtime is considered a failure of the system and a full root cause analysis is conducted to prevent future failures

It will also involve ensuring all work is carried out within Health and Safety legislation and food hygiene standards.

What you will need

A formal engineering qualification is required and you will currently be working in an FMCG environment.

In return you will receive a competitive salary plus bonus, pension and healthcare working for a well-established food manufacturer that is market leading.

This is 4 on 4 off day shift pattern 40.25 hours per week.

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