Shift Engineer BLUS42793

Fakenham, Norfolk
Competitive Salary
17 Nov 2016
15 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Shift Engineer BLUS42793

Fakenham, Norfolk

Competitive Salary

Would you like to work somewhere that you’ll be welcomed into the heart of a friendly team from day one?

Would you like to work in a fast-paced environment for a Company that is really going places?

Would you like to work somewhere that you’ll be respected, your ideas listened to and your creativity encouraged?

Would you like to work somewhere that you will be made to feel like you’re playing your part in shaping the Company’s future?

If you answered yes to the above, then that ‘somewhere’ is with our client. They’re currently recruiting too, so apply now!

Job Description

As a Shift Engineer you will be a key player in the operational team ensuring optimum production asset availability through:

Development and implementation of action plans to address root cause of all failures.

Support continuous improvement initiatives.

Responsible for attending to breakdowns promptly and ensuring all work orders and planned maintenance tasks are completed Delivering training and support to move towards minor maintenance tasks being undertaken by operator level functions.

To work with departmental leaders and others developing a pride in the work areas keeping them clean, tidy and ensuring works do not compromise quality or safety.

Promote team work across all functions including production, technical and new product development.

You will support all aspects of the operation to ensure products are manufactured in a safe, hygienic, and efficient manner.

You are to ensure individual accountability for best practise and keeping skills up to date

You will also be required carry out any other duties as reasonably requested by lead engineer, production or shift managers or other members of the site management team.

Ensure that performance of plant is maintained at agreed levels – aim of 100%.

Plan and complete tasks for self from PPM and Manufacturers schedules.

Support production, with ideas and initiative’sto optimise line efficiency

Encourage an open communication culture between departments. (Engineering, Technical, Production, Planning , NPD, andHygiene.

To be a role model for the Operatives in assisting and driving the agreed standards with shift and site managers

Planned maintenance tasks including daily checks:

Checks include start up, line set (safety, operations, technical and engineering), routine maintenance in accordance with manufacturer’s schedules, complete relevant documentation in accordance with Company policies and procedures.

Communicate requirements or issues to the relevant personnel. Production planning technical etc

Completion of maintenance projects:

Modifications, or process upgrades

Continuous improvement

Services i.e. Electrical, air, vacuum, etc.

Additional projects as needed or requested on an on going basis


Relevant Engineering qualifications (Electrical Mechanical Engineering, health & safety, etc.)

Experience of FMCG operations, computer literate with experience Microsoft Office programs.

PLC fault finding/diagnostics along with a strong health and safety ethic and HACCP would be beneficial.

Strong communications skills, able to work within a team, or on own initiative with a positive can-do attitude.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

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