40 hours per week - worked between the 8.00 am and 6 p.m. Monday to Friday
Responsible for the day to day engineering function of Walkers Deli & Sausage Co.
Ensure compliance with Health & Safety, Food Hygiene and Environmental Legislation & Company Policy, and demonstrate best practice ways of working
To ensure all appropriate specifications and standards are available for reference and fully implemented
To ensure all jobs of work are completed to an excellent standard in a timely manner, and each is accurately recorded according to an agreed methodology which is consistently applied across all facilities.
Assist with breakdowns and repair work, only where necessary e.g. where the team require assistance to identify a solution to a particularly complex issue
Review job sheets on a daily basis to identify any areas where additional support is required or potential areas for improvement
To ensure planned preventive maintenance is carried out as per schedules, and is accurately recorded and managed according to an agreed standard and methodology which is consistently applied across all facilities
Regularly review the planned preventive maintenance records to spot trends and identify areas for improvement, raising these to the Head of Engineering & Projects
Write new PPM’s as and when necessary (e.g. when new equipment is installed)
Liaise with production on a day to day basis, supporting the Engineering Supervisors and Team Leaders to provide a timely and effective service to operations, and ensuring that there is a robust and routine engineering management presence throughout the facilities.
Where necessary escalate issues to the Head of Engineering & Projects / Production Management team to resolve problems and drive any necessary changes
Manage and review the routine site fabric audit to close out all non-conformances and fabric jobs
Deliver projects (small works contractors)
Obtain and record all necessary process equipment data for analysis and review at a weekly KPI meeting, and use this data as a basis to manage the Engineering Supervisors to drive continuous improvement
Organise weekend working for all engineers, working with Engineering Supervisors to plan and manage work schedules and labour across the site
Liaise with stock-management service provider to ensure that the on-site stock holding is appropriate to meet the needs of the business
Uphold and apply all current people management policies and procedures, and manage the team of engineers with a fair, consistent and engaging management style.
Work to support the Head of Engineering & Projects in planning and developing the engineering skills base to meet the current and future needs of the business, and with the support of the Personnel team implement recruitment and engagement opportunities.
Identify, set, agree and monitor people development objectives so that the engineering skill base reflects the requirements of the business
Ensure that all Engineers are fully trained to meet statutory and customer COP requirements, and make recommendations for skills and development training
Organise apprentice work program on a month to month basis
Ensure that teams work within the approved budget for engineering costs, and promptly report any potential overspends
To be involved in issuing and monitoring permits to work
Take an active role in presenting to official and internal audits, and provide cover in leading audit presentation in the absence of the Head of Engineering & Projects, ensuring that the auditor receives accurate, positive, robust responses.
Be available for call out in the case of business emergency
Key Skills and Experience
Demonstrable multi-skilled engineering experience
Must hold a formal engineering qualification minimum City & Guilds pt2 or NVQ level 3
Fault finding and resolution
Works to an excellent standard of customer care, and demonstrate good personal organisation
Solid people management skills
Forward thinking and pro-active
Good standard of IT skills
Commitment to and sound understanding of Health & Safety legislation and practices
A working knowledge of a food-processing environment