Job Vacancy

Shift Engineer

Department: Engineering
Job Title: Shift Engineer
Hourly Rate: £22.84
Pay Frequency: Weekly
Hours: 4 On / 4 Off (Days & Nights)

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Shift Engineer to join our Engineering Department working 4 on / 4 off both days and nights.

Purpose of the Role:

Reporting to the Engineering Shift Manager and as part of the Shift Engineering Team, the Shift Engineer plays a key role within the department, responsible for the proactive development and delivery of all site engineering functions at a large food production plant. Providing assistance to the Shift Engineering Manager and Lead Technician. The Shift Engineer is expected to support and work closely with production to deliver business results ensuring all PMs are completed punctually. Monitoring ongoing plant performance improvement, the role will also include maintaining high standards of safety, statutory compliance, condition monitoring, continuous improvement and people development to enable maximum plant availability from the engineering equipment. Responsible for own safety and safety of others online shift decisions line shutdown / start-up and plant optimisation. Escalation and breakdowns, recording downtime and handing over information onto the next shift.

Key responsibilities:

  • To support the Shift Engineering Manager
  • Development of the site engineering practices
  • Resolve engineering issues through the engineering team
  • Implement standards for maintenance of the plant/site
  • Management of workload and daily tasks set by the Engineering Manager
  • Endure fast and efficient response under breakdown conditions
  • To quickly diagnose faults and rectify
  • Sharing Site specific knowledge
  • Promote working relationships between engineering and all other departments
  • Promote/encourage continuous improvement, lean and 5S within thecompany
  • Ensure all duties carried out with due regard to policies and procedures of company, in particular H&S
  • To ensure planned maintenance work is completed to a strict time schedule
  • Clear communication and a can-do attitude
  • Adhere to the company’s H&S policies and procedures
  • Adhere to the company’s Hygiene policies and procedures

Skills and Experience required:

  • ·Qualified Engineer
  • ·Knowledge of engineering best practice
  • ·Ability to lead team
  • ·Ability to manage and continually develop team
  • ·Knowledge of Continuous Improvement
  • ·Effective communication
  • ·Effective team work across all site functions
  • ·Trade qualification
  • ·Higher tech qualification in engineering skill
  • ·FMCG experience and/or Food industry
  • ·Time served apprenticeship in multi-skilled maintenance or an electrically based apprenticeship or equivalent.

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Perks of the Job

Our employees enjoy many perks working for Stateside Foods. This is just a sample of the many benefits each employee has..

Gym Membership

Each employee and a household member is enrolled as a full member of the Bolton Arena gym

Employee Referral Scheme

Employees who refer a friend, family member, or anyone to Stateside Foods for a job, and they are successfully retained, could receive up to £500


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