Shift Engineer

Recruiter
Charteris Global Search
Location
Dunstable
Posted
18 Apr 2019
Closes
10 May 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is part of a privately-owned company based in Hamburg, Germany. They are the largest private label instant coffee manufacturer in the EU, and produce over 60,000 tonnes of product per year, operating across 7 coffee factories in the EU with expertise in different areas of instant coffee manufacture.

You will be able to deliver the Engineering functions remit, minimising down time and increasing uptime availability through delivering a responsive breakdown response and Planned Preventative Maintenance working collaboratively with production and other functions to identify failings.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

* To liaise with the Lead Engineer to plan & Prioritise work to minimise downtime and maximise output.

* To deliver maintenance priorities (PPM’s) and ensure these are logged when complete in SAP to ensure failure to complete PPM’s is communicated.

* Attend breakdowns on site ensuring there is always a rapid response and that plant equipment and machinery breakdown time is minimised

* Carry out repairs to plant, equipment and facilities during production, effectively and efficiently either alone or as part of a team.

* To continuously identify ways to reduce costs and improve standards and efficiency in all areas

* To achieve hygiene audit standards in the engineering function & plan and assist in routine shutdown for hygiene purposes

* Championing Continuous Improvement within the company

* To control the maintenance of service equipment.

* To work proactively with all Team Leaders to develop and drive a culture safe working practices and environment

* Improve OEE

* Participate in the out of hours on call system when required.

The work of the Shift Engineer will demand comprehensive partnership on a day-to-day basis with the all members of the Engineering Team, Operations Team, Production and Process Teams. You will be able to communicate, understand and support the daily and long term demands of the Production, Process and warehousing system. You will also be working with Trainers and Assessors and individuals working within the packing, process and warehouse areas, the HR department, and any other member of staff who may need to liaise with the Shift Engineer.

This company offer an excellent basic and shift allowance, pension and 25 days holiday + bank holidays

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