Multi-skilled Engineer (Electrical bias)

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Continental - rotating shift pattern

About Us
At Samworth Brothers our business is food, with our quality chilled and ambient products enjoyed by millions of people every day.We are a fourth-generation family business employing over 10,000 people, operating from well-invested and modern food manufacturing and retail sites across the UK.Our consumer brands include the No 1 Cornish pasty favourite, Ginsters, the iconic malt loaf, Soreen, and sports nutrition brand SCI_MX.

Saladworks, Kettleby Foods and Brooksby make up our Ready Meals businesses. From these Leicestershire based sites we produce and manufacture we range of high quality chilled ready meals supplying major retailers and branded suppliers.

The Role
We are looking for Multi skilled electrical biased engineer to join our Engineering team on a permanent basis on a Continental rotating days and nights pattern. Your responsibility will be to focus on planned maintenance and proactively improving the equipment and machinery to deliver engineering maintenance and processes to ensure that all production deadlines are met with the least amount of downtime

Your key duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Delivering a comprehensive maintenance programme based on an electronic PM system targeted at reducing unplanned work and maximising machine availability.
  • Modifying and updating PM system and hard copy information on a daily basis to ensure engineering information is up to date and accurate.
  • Passing relevant information daily to colleagues.
  • Delivering a first class pro-active service and support for production requirements and factory services.
  • Training and assisting production to deliver efficient machine setup and rapid start ups.
  • Working pro-actively with contractors, agencies and other Manton Wood staff to ensure efficient and compliant running of the bakery.
  • Championing specific machinery and projects.
  • Managing self to meet company objectives to agreed timescales.

The Successful Individual
To be successful in the role, you will have the following required skills, experience, knowledge and qualifications:

  • Time served electrical engineer with mechanical ability
  • City and guilds (minimum)
  • Capable of fault finding and diagnosis on fast moving production and packaging machinery
  • Diverse thinking to ensure production goals and engineering integrity are maintained
  • ‘Get it right first time’ working
  • Question repetitive issues
  • Engineer solution to equipment problems
  • ‘Do it now’ attitude- do not wait for the next shift
  • You will be able to work on your own initiative and as a part of a team
  • Ability to remain calm and composed under pressure
  • Good communication skills and be a good team player

The Rewards
It’s the quality of our people that’s made us successful and Samworth a great place to work. We encourage a culture of opportunity and learning where our people can gain skills and qualifications to achieve their full potential. We reward hard work and dedication with competitive pay, retirements saving plan, occupational health, subsidised employee restaurant, long service awards, free car parking.

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