Shift Engineer

Holland and Barrett International Limited
Burton upon Trent
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the right candidate to join our organisation as a multi-skilled Shift Engineer based out of our Manufacturing Centre in Burton on Trent (DE14 2WP).  To carry out mechanical and electrical pro-active preventative maintenance and re-active breakdown repair tasks to support the Production and Warehousing departments.

The Role

  • Permanent night shift: 5 nights starting on a Monday. 10-6, 40 hrs a week.
  • Reactive and Planned maintenance on a range of Packaging, Filling, Labelling and Sealing Machinery.
  • Electrical and Mechanical maintenance of machinery
  • Ensure the smooth and efficient running of machinery and equipment
  • Effective communication regarding equipment between colleagues and the production/warehouse teams
  • Continuous improvement activities and projects to maximise productivity and efficiency
  • To ensure that Health & Safety and GMP requirements are met by ensuring that all plant and equipment is maintained to a safe and effective operating standard.
  • To provide rapid and effective Engineering support.

The Person

  • Experience in a similar role.
  • Time served Electrical background preferred, with experience of packaging automatic machinery.
  • Able to work under own initiative
  • Experience of automated conveyor systems (MAAS & Schafer currently here on site)
  • PLC interrogation/Fault Finding
  • Experience in Pneumatics
  • Relevant training and qualifications.
  • Pro-active problem solver with the ability to identify improvement opportunities.
  • Ability to manage priorities and to work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Performance focussed and has the drive to deliver excellent results.

The Company

Holland & Barrett is one of the nation’s most loved and trusted brands, known for offering quality health food, vitamins and supplements all sold by highly trained and qualified advisors.

Bucking the current trend of high street retailers, we forecast significant growth and expansion plans in the coming years, with considerable investment going into all areas of the business. We certainly embrace change and drive speed in everything we do. Every day presents a different challenge, but every day is also filled with fun, teamwork and passion to succeed and surpass every expectation.

Join us and see how far you can go…