Lead Maintenance Engineer
Competitive Salary + Bonus + AXA Personal Medical Insurance
Monday to Friday (DAYS), 35 hours a week
Lead Engineer required for an industry leading food manufacturer. The company offer a very competitive package including annual bonus, company pension, and a comprehensive benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work on advanced technologies whilst taking on a key position within the Engineering function.
In this role your key responsibilities will include Plant performance, reactive engineering to include resolving breakdowns and assisting with priority engineering issues as the plant requires, whilst leading a team of 3 Engineers both in coordination of work and in a line management capacity; this will include holiday and cover arrangement, objective setting, performance review, and disciplinary matters in conjunction with the Engineering Manager.
You will be expected to be the senior link to production teams on shift, ensuring appropriate priorities are understood by both parties, and also liaising with contractors where required. You will ensure planned maintenance and walk rounds are carried out, including bearing vibration analysis, thermographic and audio visual inspections to identify early signs of failure, and generally taking a proactive approach to Maintenance.
The successful candidate will be multi skilled with mechanical, electrical experience to include PLC fault finding, with experience working in food or FMCG manufacturing. Candidates will ideally have experience in a line management/team leader capacity, though applicants looking to take a step up will still be considered.