Engineering Team Leader

Recruiter
Manufacturing Futures
Location
Manchester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 Jul 2019
Closes
01 Aug 2019
Ref
1200705191
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We have an excited new opportunity available for a leading food manufacturer. Here at Futures, we are looking for an Engineering Team Leader.

Reporting into the Engineering Manager you will take responsibility for, not only the hands on maintenance tasks, but attending monthly site improvement meetings and collecting/producing KPIs of how to reduce waste and improving plant efficiency, thus reducing waste time by collectively working, problem solving and improving together. The business are looking for an Engineering Team Leader with strong PLC knowledge and food experience.

Key responsibilities;

Engineering Supervisors and Production Managers will work closely together on shift and share collective responsibility for their shifts KPIs and the overall site KPI as stated above.
Come up with a specific improvement project of ownership and follow such through to a positive conclusion and present such project to the wider site teams on a yearly basis.
Daily plant inspections, monitoring plant performance
You will need to facilitate a speedy response to all plant stoppages and plan/implement modifications to new and existing equipment
Carrying out fault finding diagnosis/repairs on equipment and plant
You will have to ensure the PPM schedules are maintained in accordance with the current requirements
Continuous Improvement - identify new methods and procedures
Ensure accurate & timely records are entered / recorded of all work carried out, root causes of failures and of spares / consumables used

Successful Engineer Supervisors will have;

PLC trained
IOSH Cert
Introduction to Management Training
Working as a Team member across departments (basic CI understanding)
Future Training in Continuous Improvement Techniques.
Previous experience of working within a FMCG manufacturing environment
Time served apprenticeship in an engineering discipline, holding an Electrical Engineering HND / HNC / BTech / ONC / C&G Level 3 qualifications or higher
Degree / HND or equivalent in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering
17th Edition City & Guilds (Desirable)
Strong electrical experience - must have the ability to read electrical drawings and have the skills to fault find under pressure also PLC experience is required to be able to go online with the equipment and diagnosis control faults etc.
Regarding the mechanical aspects, the business expects the engineer to be able to replace bearing and strip down motors on conveying systems and do the most common mechanical tasks.

Why work here?

The company value their people and want to provide a platform to be creative and grow to their full potential. Rewarding employees is important and they will recognise achievement to give the best experience whilst working with them. They continuously strive to celebrate the success and over a great award scheme

If this job is for you, please click the apply button and we will contact you shortly for a confidential conversation.

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