Engineering Shift Supervisor

10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Local job title:

Engineering Shift Supervisor

Reporting to:

Engineering Manager

Job purpose: Managing a team of engineers involved in: - Planned Preventative Maintenance duties, Provision of breakdown cover, Installation of new equipment

This will involve planning the scheduled work to be completed during the shift, organizing who will do what in the team, monitoring the standard of work carried out taking into consideration

: - quality of work, economy of repair, time of repair, spares required, response times and coaching the team as to ways of improving their performance. It will also involve ensuring all work is carried out within Health and Safety legislation.

Required to be a certain amount of hands on, providing support and assistance where needed on breakdowns/repairs etc.

Must Haves:

PC Literate

Good interpersonal skills.

Good Communication/presentation skills.

Able to operate on own initiative.

Management experience of people

Role Accountabilities:


Plan, control, train, develop in house labour & manage external labour as required to deliver agreed plant availability cost effectively.


Initiate & agree training & development plans to meet engineering & production needs at minimum cost.


Organise & monitor compliance with statutory Health & Safety requirement, ensures reports work in a safe manner.


Optimise asset availability & efficiency by co-ordinating activities between the maintenance team, projects, the production team, hygiene team & technical team.


To ensure that established standards of food quality & food safety are met.


To report and present stock status issues.


To maintain standards of hygiene and good housekeeping appropriate to a quality food manufacturer.


To ensure that effective business relationships are developed within the factory and it's support functions.



Describe what behaviours you require in the successful candidate

Customer Care:

Total Customer Focus

Delivers right first time, to agreed service levels on time.

Goes out of way to meet customer needs.

Strive to supply our customers with products or services of quality and value that are continuously ahead of our competition.

Should provide solutions to customers every time without fail.

Continuous Improvement

Identifies and adopts industry best practice.

Provides innovative solutions.

Can Do:

Getting Results

Get results within agreed timescales through an energetic and enthusiastic approach.

Must take on new challenges and encourage others to take on new challenges, whilst offering support and seeking advice.

Will understand that sometimes we won't get there but often we shall achieve spectacular success.


Must be resilient and determined to achieve our goals.

Will not be discouraged, welcomes challenge.

Motivating Others

Involves the whole team

Doesn't blame others when things go wrong



Discusses business issues with others

Accepts and acts upon constructive criticism

Valuing & Respecting Others

Works comfortably within a team.

Respects contributions from all.

Should value each person and their job

Supporting Others

Encourages others to put forward their views and listens when they do.

Doing it Right:

Constant Personal Improvement

Strives for high levels of personal achievement.

Know when to seek specialist help.

Will train and be trained.

Will encourage learning and development and will achieve ever increasing personal and team competence resulting in a culture of constant improvement.

Innovation Friendly:

Innovative Environment

Makes time to listen carefully to new ideas

Evaluates all ideas with an open mind

Will encourage team members to experiment with process and product solutions.

Individual Creativity

Regularly thinks outside the box

Thinks through new ideas carefully and thoroughly

Does not take no for an answer

Provides an environment that generates innovative ideas and solutions.

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