Engineering Shift Leader

Posted 01 July 2024
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Engineering / Maintenance
Job FunctionOperations
Contact NameSamantha Calvey
Expiry date 02 September 2024

Job description

Why Greencore?

We’re a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK and our purpose is to make every day.

We’re a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing around 13,600 colleagues across 16 manufacturing units and 17 distribution depots across the UK. We supply all the UK’s food retailers with everything from Sandwiches, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles and ready meals, and in FY23, we generated revenues of £1.9bn.

Our vast direct-to-store (DTS) distribution network, comprising of 17 depots nationwide, enables us to make over 10,400 daily deliveries of our own chilled and frozen produce and that of third parties.

Our site in Kiveton employs over 600 and is the UK’s largest quiche bakery, producing more than 42 million quiche each year along with a wide range of ready meals and soups.

What You'll Be Doing

We are looking for a Maintenance Shift Manager, you will:

  • Lead an engineering shift team to create a high performing culture where team members are motivated, engaged, and supported to develop and achieve their potential.
  • Plan and prioritise the shift workload for the engineering team to enable production targets to be achieved by maximising machinery up time
  • Execute the planned preventative maintenance schedule to maximise machinery up time and minimise disruption to production targets
  • Ensure all plant and equipment adhere to all relevant legislation and so that a safe working environment is maintained all times
  • Ensure that the permit to work is in place and adhered to so that contractors and colleagues work safely at all times
  • Ensure the shift engineering team adhere to good manufacturing practices (GMP) ensuring compliance with manufacturing unit food safety requirements
  • Lead the engineering team to create a high performing culture; including setting team/individual expectations, leading by example, encouraging and supporting to achieve their potential and ensuring policies are upheld
  • Ensure the accurate and timely documentation of shift activities & performance, escalation of relevant events as required, real time use of CMMS, completion of relevant reports, root cause analysis studies and active contribution to daily meetings

Shift Pattern: 4 on 4 off days and nights

What We're Looking For

You will:

  • Hold a mechanical or electrical engineering qualification gained through a time served apprenticeship or study, ideally at NVQ L3
  • Knowledge of permit systems, risk assessments and method statements
  • Supervisory experience
  • Have practical experience of fault finding on various types of manufacturing machinery
  • Display PLC Awareness and fault finding capabilities
  • Understand how to maintain Engineering Systems within a manufacturing environment
  • Food or wider FMCG Manufacturing Experience is desirable

If this sounds like you join us, grow with Greencore and be a part of driving our future success.

We’re not all the same at Greencore and our differences help us to make every day taste better for all our stakeholders. We truly put our people at the core and are proud of our diversity.

What You'll Get In Return

  • Competitive salary and job-related benefits
  • Holidays
  • Pension up to 8% matched
  • Company share save scheme
  • Greencore Qualifications
  • Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform
  • Access to a full Wellbeing Centre platform

Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.