Engineering Team Leader (Nights) - FMCG experience

UCA Consulting
Greater London
35000.00 GBP Annual
29 Nov 2016
27 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
We are working with one of the UK's largest food producers - based in London. Due to expansion they are looking for an experienced Engineering Team Leader to join their team.

General accountabilities:
  • You will be charged to organise the Engineering Night Shift Team - ensuring cover for production, site, projects and services operations
  • The Engineering Team Leader will co-ordinate activity for the plant for PPM initiatives.
  • Record keeping of all activity to meet requirements for statutory, safety and good manufacturing practice reasons.
  • We are looking for someone who is involved with "hands-on" maintenance and running of equipment and site to provide support and cover for Shift and Services Technicians
  • Work flexibly across the week to ensure the Night Shift team are best supported
  • You will also provide cover for Night Shift Technicians as needed
  • You will ensure maintenance work is documented and carried out to ensure the highest quality of produced product
  • Support QA department to provide records of all activities carried out that could affect product quality
  • Ensure all activities are in line with company and BRC requirements

Specifics in the routine (NOT an exhaustive list of tasks):

  • Promote a safety first culture for all maintenance activities
  • Write PM worksheets and encourage others to do so with safety as the prime concern when carrying out a given task
  • Ensure PM tasks are supported by Risk Assessment
  • Record keeping and maintenance of safety equipment.
  • Be aware of and comply with latest appropriate safety regulations e.g. PUWER, COSHH, Pressure Vessels, Legionella etc.

  • Leadership of Engineering Night Shift team
  • Work closely with Production and QA teams to ensure effective and co-ordinated management of shift teams
  • Support production and engineering teams by carrying out hands-on activities as & when required
  • Deputise for Engineering Manager when absent through reasons of holidays/sickness etc
  • Assist with training of Technicians and Operators as required

Plant and Equipment:
  • Pro-actively monitor machine condition and actively ensure that equipment is maintained to the highest possible standards
  • Downtime monitoring and identification/implementation of improvement projects in liaison others.
  • Improve spare stock holding and procurement linking into PM system

24 hr picture:
  • Be aware of site performance throughout the day and support others to achieve daily targets for safety, quality and output
  • Be flexible in role to work an "off-set" and variable working week to provide cover and support for the Night Shift Team as needed.

Agency: UCA Consulting Contact Name: Richard Lalchan Contact Email: Telephone: Industry: Manufacturing Job Type: Permanent Location: London/Essex Salary: Up to GBP35k depending on experience including shift pay.
Pension employer contribution 3% rising to 4% from next year.
Life Cover X2 salary.
Holidays 23 days increasing to 28 max with each year of service
Bupa Cash-plan.
Free lunches.
Sports and Social club.