Shift Manager - Engineering (Days)

Morrisons Manufacturing
08 Mar 2018
17 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We have a fantastic job for a Shift Manager - Engineering to join our manufacturing site – Thrapston. You will report to the Site Engineering Manager and you will be responsible for driving performance of the Engineering team on shift in a fast paced manufacturing environment. This will make demands on your management, communication and organisational skills as you seek to balance the need to minimise machinery downtime whilst identifying ways to improve performance without impacting on quality and Engineer engagement.

The job is working Monday to Friday 5 over 7 days with occasional rotating Saturday working.

Requirements for the Job

You will work with the site Engineering Management Team to plan & prioritise work to minimise machinery downtime & ensure maximum use of resources. You’ll lead and support the Morrisons asset care programme and demonstrate its behaviours and have a hands on approach to repair and optimise the reliability of all equipment assets. You'll Co-ordinate maintenance priorities with the Maintenance team and ensure this is planned in advance to avoid production disruption and working closely with the site production team. You'll undertake Crisis Incident Management, Accident and Near Miss investigations and ensure standards of discipline are maintained, handling infringements in line with company discipline & grievance procedures. In addition, you'll have a hands on approach to repair and optimise the reliability of all equipment assets.

Salary & Benefits

This job as a Shift Manager - Engineering offers a very competitive salary in line with current market rates. We will also offer you a fantastic benefits package; 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), a discount card for you and two friends or family members giving you each 10% off your shopping in Morrisons, enhanced colleague bonus scheme, single healthcare cover, life assurance and a competitive pension scheme. You’ll have access to a variety of high street discounts, as well as tonnes of flexible benefits.

About You

You’ll need to be qualified to NVQ level 3 (or equivalent, ONC mechanical/electrical engineering, BTEC level 3 in mechanical & electrical/electronic engineering) with a proven track record in an engineering and fault finding role gained from a FMCG environment (ideally the food industry). You'll have a proven track record of delivering strong results through a team in a people management role. You’ll also have a good understanding of HACCP principles and ideally IEE qualification up to 17th edition wiring regulations would be advantageous.

About our Thrapston Manufacturing Site

Thrapston was acquired in 2004 with a purpose build distribution warehouse added in 2005. The site is a fruit packhouse on 14 acres of land and home to 740 colleagues which churns out 130 million packs of fruit and 40 million packs of nuts a year. The site supplies 46% of store base, delivering direct to 82 stores.

About Us

You may already know that Morrisons is the UK’s 4th largest supermarket. But did you know that we’re also the UK’s 2nd largest fresh food manufacturer?

Our offering is unique, as unlike other supermarkets, we source and process over 90% of the fresh food that we sell in store.

We are proud to be the Yorkshire food retailer serving 11 million customers across the UK over nearly 500 stores and an online home delivery service.

Why Join Us?

We’ve a fantastic bunch of people who are at the top of their game in all kinds of fields. And in return for looking after our customers, we look after them with great rewards. Don’t just take our word for it, click here to hear from our colleagues about what life is really like at Morrisons.

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