Engineering Supervisor

New Chapter
28 Jun 2019
28 Jul 2019
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Engineering Supervisor/ Team Leader £40,000

Location: North Yorkshire

Shift: 4 on 4 off DAYS 7am-7pm

An internationally recognised food manufactuer our client is a major player with an established site in North Yorkshire. They work through innovation and investment, both in their production facilities and people. Their prestigious manufacturing facilities have undergone significant change and expansion, resulting in a new vacancy for a frontline engineering maintenance leader / Team Leader / Chargehand.

This days based role on a continental shift pattern will suit an established maintenance chargehand/supervisor/team leader with experience of managing PPMs and a small team of engineers, as well as an aspiring senior craft engineer ready for a bigger role.

This role will lead all frontline engineering maintenance activities in your area, including Manufacturing and pack, accountable for ensuring the efficient production and packing of a food product


A challenging and stimulating twilight based frontline leadership role, you will be responsible for all maintenance engineering activities in your area of the plant on a prestigious, state-of-the-art manufacturing production site.

You will devise and ensure a robust and responsive maintenance strategy, and develop contingencies which permit the whole sites working regime to be supported fully by all areas of engineering.

You will manage / lead small team of engineers, multi-skilled, as well as contractors on Planned maintenance and shut down activities. You will be an hands on multi-skilled engineer.

You will create, implement and manage both maintenance and PPM plans for your area of the factory, utilising various operational methodologies such as supplier optimisation, minimal inventories, and asset management techniques.

Your key deliverables are:

* Machine availability / downtime
* Machine efficiency
* Changeover & run-up performance.
* Achievement of Preventative Maintenance Plan - leading your shift technicians and engineers

Demonstrating experience within an FMCG / Process engineering environment in an engineering maintenance role. The plant is varied so heavy / process and industrial food environments are also suitable. NVQ Level 3 Min.

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