Maintenance Engineering Supervisor (Day Role)

Mason James Appointments Limited
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is one of the UK’s leading and premier FMCG Food Businesses currently suppling over 500 Wholesale customers, Key Multi-National Retailers and Food Manufacturers. Due to continued growth and expansion they are currently looking to recruit an experienced Electrically biased Engineering Supervisor.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading and managing a team of multi-disciplinary maintenance engineers across a two-shift pattern (6-2 / 2-10) ensuring optimal plant availability and reliability.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Manage and oversee delivery of maintenance activities through visible presence on the “shop-floor”
  • Be accountable for the execution of the ongoing maintenance programme, ensuring work is carried out to the highest standards of safety, quality and meeting equipment availability and reliability targets
  • Manage a team of multi-skilled engineers, including objective setting, performance reviews and ongoing training and development requirements.
  • Prioritise maintenance activities in accordance with production needs in the event of equipment failures
  • Develop and update maintenance schedules and plans
  • Ensure all relevant paperwork and data is complete, accurate and updated in a timely manner (via the maintenance administrator)
  • Ensure appropriate consumable and stock levels are maintained to ensure effective and timely maintenance task completion.
  • Use initiative to solve complicated technical problems, ensuring H&S and Regulatory requirements are adhered to at all times
  • Promote and ensure clean and tidy Engineering workshop at all times, to prevent transfer of engineering debris to production or storage areas
Essential Experience & Requirements:

  • Successful candidates should be experienced Qualified professionals with a strong understanding of Electrical Engineering and PLC Controlled Machinery within a fast-paced Food Manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrable track record in team management within a maintenance function
  • Relevant qualifications in Electrical (Bias) and Mechanical Engineering disciplines (City & Guilds, 17th Edition, ONC, HNC Electrical Engineering)
  • Previous experience of PLC Systems (Siemens, Alan Bradley, Omron)
  • Capability to guide, assist and train team members to diagnose faults in a methodical manner.
  • Capability to instil disciplined / structured ways of working.
  • Capability to think and work short and long-term and to anticipate and mitigate potential problems in good time.
  • Capability to support the business through change and move Engineering from a reactive to a proactive way of working.
  • Health & Safety Certification Desirable
  • IPAF/PASMA Certificate is Desirable

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