Job Description

Role DescriptionJob PurposeProvide Engineering & Electrical leadership to the shift engineers and support to the Erith site operation. Ensure all engineering activities are carried out safely and continually seek to raise standards within the team and the factory. Be instrumental in delivering the Autonomous Maintenance and Professional Maintenance (AM/PrM) sections of the Princes Manufacturing System. Support the successful delivery of engineering projects at Erith.Dimensions• Jointly responsible (with Mechanical Engineering Supervisor) for day-to-day management of a team of 9 shift engineers and 3 apprentices• Responsible for delivering all site preventative, corrective and breakdown maintenance.• Responsible for ensuring unplanned maintenance is dealt with in a timely and effective manner, escalating where appropriate.• Responsible for managing contractor activities during shift and ensuring safe systems of work are followed.• Responsible for ensuring all administration associated with the above activities are completed accurately and timely.Principal Responsibilities• The day-to-day management and coordination of the shift engineering team ensuring the right skills are in the right place at the right time. • Ensure Health, Safety, Environmental and Food Safety (HACCP) procedures are always complied with.• Effective delivery of all maintenance activities such as preventive, corrective, breakdown, condition monitoring and rotational maintenance, providing technical guidance to the team and/or escalation where appropriate.• Ensure all contractors are managed effectively and safely using company procedures and safe systems of work such as issuing permits to work, risk assessments and method statements.• Responsible for all administration and other management routines required for the day to day running of the engineering team such as time management, holiday requests, sickness, return to work forms, overtime, production cover, SAP work orders and engineering log book entries.• Monitor plant performance to ensure quick reaction to any negative trends and root cause analysis thinking to drive focussed improvements.• Ensure the engineering stores are maintained to the right standard, all parts are correctly booked out and the rolling stock count is completed to the right standard and schedule.• Approve completed SAP work orders and create SAP engineering work orders with associated internal/external spares and allocate resource for completion.• Ensure the Engineering workshop is kept to a high standard in accordance with Health, Safety, Environmental and food hygiene standards.• Active participation in site engineering projects to help deliver success including training activities.• Lead the team to deliver the site culture and behaviours through effective leadership, coaching and one to one’s.• Through individual development plans, ensure the team have the right skills and knowledge to effectively carry out their duties at all times.• Provide electrical leadership for the team and contractors to ensure compliance with legislation and the Electrical Safety Management Procedures, conduct regular electrical audits and support the Site Duty Holder in maintaining the site electrical systems.• Support the Engineering Manager to deliver Engineering Objectives and Business requirements. Role RequirementsQualifications, Skills and Experience• Educated to HNC level in an engineering discipline or equivalent appropriate qualifications and experience.• Time served apprentice (or equivalent) in electrical engineering with appropriate experience (minimum of 5 years) within a similar food production environment.• Proven people leadership skills essential.• Understanding of budgetary procedures and monitoring in relation to site engineering budget spend.• Prior experience of delivering OEE performance targets and improvements using TPM methodology.• Demonstrable knowledge of maintenance theory and practice such as RCM, CBM, etc.• Experience in engineering stores stock controlling with regular auditing• Flexibility, innovation, creativity. j_id0__j_id1__j_id51__j_id__j_id__j_id__j_id__8__j_id__j_id = window.onload; window.onload=function() { if (j_id0__j_id1__j_id51__j_id__j_id__j_id__j_id__8__j_id__j_id!= null) j_id0__j_id1__j_id51__j_id__j_id__j_id__j_id__8__j_id__j_id();};