Assistant Site Engineer (Fruit Production)

Recruiter
Fmk consulting
Location
Maidstone
Posted
20 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A successful Fresh Produce company are looking for a Assistant Site Engineer to join their thriving company in Kent!
You would have previous experience working in a similar engineering role within a FMCG, Food or ideally Fresh Produce company.... You would understand what would be needed for this role and help ensure that the site works as a effective operation. We are looking to speak with ambitious Engineering professionals looking to grow their career.
As the Engineer, you would be responsible for the maintenance of all production machinery, ensuring faults are diagnosed and repaired in a safe and timely manner. Working closely with the Engineering manager to minimise downtime of the machines
MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB:
To maintain the production machinery and carry out general maintenance and repair throughout the operation.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Production Machinery
Implement preventative maintenance measures and carry out regular servicing as required
Trouble shoot and provide advice to machine operators.
Repair and update machines taking production requirements into consideration.
Train, in conjunction with the Operational Trainer, production staff on new and existing equipment as required.
Ensure that all MHE is maintained in line with service requirements specified by the manufacturer and is repaired as required allowing for operational requirements.
Perform other maintenance duties as required
Supervising contracted staff
Administration
Maintain appropriate engineering/maintenance records to ensure legal compliance and maintain inventory of equipment repairs
Maintain glass and plastic check monthly.
Maintain record of works done and service sheets.
Health and Safety
Responsible in an advisory capacity for use of machinery and potential hazards.
Responsible for personal safety when working with machinery in the company premises
Train new production staff on safe use of machinery.
Respond quickly in the event of an emergency, notify appropriate personnel and follow safety protocol
Ensuring that health and safety polices, and legislation are adhered to
Qualifications and Skills
Candidate must have previous proven experience of working with Flow wrappers, Heat sealers. Robotics experience desirable
City & Guilds or equivalent in Mechanical engineering or Electrical engineering
Minimum 3 years’ experience required
Able to wok will with minimal supervision
Effective communication skills, written and oral
IT proficient
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Key Behaviours
Maximises own contribution to the business to deliver unbeatable value to both internal and external customers
Builds and maintains relationships within and across teams
Always behave in a way that is consistent with the Company values
Creates an environment in which self and others are motivated to learn and develop
Champions, supports and delivers change to improve things. Helps others by overcoming barriers
Analyses problems correctly and makes good and timely decisions
People management
Can give effective timely feedback to team members as and when required
Ability to manage Continuous Improvement projects
Capable of producing and implement improvement plans to ensure the business KPI’s are achieved
Health & Safety
* Knows own legal responsibilities
* Can take appropriate action with any accident/incident
* Understand food safety requirements
If you are an experienced, knowledgeable Engineer with a proven track record within a food or fresh produce environment, this may be the excellent career step you are looking for!
If you are interested, please get in touch with Frank or Georgie from FMK Consulting and we can have a chat about this position and the company …. Please contact Georgina on +44 (0) (phone number removed) or Frank on +44 (0) (phone number removed) to discuss the role and your experience

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