Maintenance Manager

Walkers Deli & Sausage Co

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

Essential 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

Desirable Experience

  • A working knowledge of a food-processing environment
  • Engineering in a manufacturing environment
  • Manual handling
  • Basic food hygiene food
  • PLC knowledge
  • Fabrication
  • Refrigeration
  • Steam
  • Pneumatics
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