Engineering Team Leader- Forest Gate

Recruiter
Hovis
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
10 Nov 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Engineering Team Leader- Forest Gate Hovis Limited is a vertically integrated baking and flour milling business currently operated by The Gores Group as part of a stand-alone joint venture. The Company was created in April 2014 to help release new investment to upgrade its operational infrastructure and reinvigorate the Hovis brand, building on its rich heritage. Nish Kankiwala our new CEO brings a wealth of commercial and marketing experience from previous roles with Unilever, Pepsico and Burger King. He has been an integral part of the business for the past 2 years and has recently taken over as CEO. An opportunity has arisen at our Forest Gate site for an experienced Engineering Team Leader to head up the day to day supervision of the engineering team. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES & RESPONSIBILITIES – Engineering Team Leader Day to day supervision of the duty reactive engineering team ensuring self and team adhere to relevant legislative Regulations and Hovis policies, procedures and guidelines. Exercise accountability and responsibility through a duty of care for those activities undertaken by direct reportees Provide support and direction to ensure all staff adhere to all Health and Safety policies and procedures Liaise with duty Manufacturing FLM throughout the duty shift to agree the priorities & support RCA’s Engineering Team Leader is the first line of contact for manufacturing and despatch, reallocating engineering resource to suit changing priorities Supervise visiting contractors where engineering Coordinators are off site, adhering to the approved contractor process to include possible intermediate inductions Communicate shared work load progress or resource requests with engineering day team Ensure self and team work to Current Good Manufacturing Practices at all times Conduct effective, recorded shift handover at start and end of duty shift Lead and support engineering shift team to encourage best practice applied throughout scope of engineering activities Work with Engineering Coordinators to satisfy Planned Preventive Maintenance schedules Identify Critical spares to best enable rapid breakdown response Identify and communicate realistic Engineering team training requirements to best suit the bakery needs Actively engage in and instigate site improvement projects

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