Engineering Team Leader

Recruiter
Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing
Location
Northamptonshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 May 2019
Closes
24 May 2019
Ref
1151899832
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
As this growing food manufacturing business continue to invest heavily in new equipment & new products, you have the opportunity to support their progress as an Engineering Team Leader. They are committed to building a culture of best practice across their Northamptonshire site & you have a chance to be a part of this.

Client Details

This business have an excellent market reputation & as a result have been able to secure more business & develop new products for key retailers. They have invested in new equipment and increased the site capacity and as the Engineering Team Leader you will be a key part in ensuring high levels of efficiency across the plant.

Description

As Engineering Team Leader, you will be leading a team of engineers in driving equipment consistent results. You will be working with the senior management team in order to implement site wide initiatives.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Shift handover communication to engineers / operators
  • Attend shift production meetings
  • Highlight top issues on current production and develop an action plan to resolve / manage in conjunction with shift Managers ensure emergency spares are acquired as necessary
  • Brief team regarding upcoming activities and priorities
  • Review plan (engineering / operations) for any up and coming changeovers and brief your teams accordingly
  • Review plan (engineering / operations) for any up and coming availability of assets for P.M. and remedial work opportunities brief your teams accordingly
  • Liaise with operations and engineering teams to ensure that the activities of contract labour are understood and briefed to the teams
  • Liaise with operations and engineering teams to ensure that all in house engineering activities are understood and briefed to the teams
  • Review performance of the shift with Shift Managers in readiness for shift handover - ensure 100% lost time is accounted for during your shift with action plans for on-going issues
  • Shift handover communication, Inform oncoming shift Engineering Team Leader of any known issues ensure there is a fully documented handover to the oncoming shift ensure accurate downtime recording all downtime is accounted for
  • Break adherence management: Manage your team's breaks in conjunction with production needs to ensure that lines run to their optimal performance
  • Ensure meeting attendance as and when required with focus on internal customer support
  • Planning of remedial work ensuring all required components are acquired
  • Control of contractors and permits to work ensure all RAMS are sufficient
  • Apprentice training and management
  • Ensures a safe working environment exists for all employees
  • Manages required standards of food safety, hygiene & GMP for the site


THIS ROLE IS ON A 4 ON 4 OFF SHIFT (INCLUDING ROTATING DAYS & NIGHTS)

Profile

A Senior Engineer or Maintenance Team Leader/Supervisor with experience ideally within an FMCG manufacturing environment ideally food, beverage or packaging. The successful applicant will have:
  • Formal Engineering qualifications (e.g. Time served apprenticeship, HNC/HND or equivalent
  • Recognised electrical and mechanical qualifications & experience
  • Understanding of PLC & computer controlled equipment
  • Experience of working with PLCs (Siemens S7, S5 and Alan Bradley)
  • Competent electrical / electronic fault finding & analysis skills
  • Able to work under own supervision or as part of a team
  • Flexible working attitude, as you will be required to work such other hours as the company may deem necessary
  • Excellent cross functional communication skills

Job Offer

Circa £45,000 - £47,000 + Benefits

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