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Manufacturing Technician

Job Reference : SCO-GBX-02428
Location : Glasgow Bakery
Closing Date : 31/10/2017
Jobs Start Date : 13/11/2017
Salary : £24,324.30
Department : AB GLASGOW
Employer : Allied Bakeries
Hours Per week : 40.25

The Company

Part of Associated British Foods, Allied Bakeries employs around four thousand people and is one of the three largest bakery businesses in the UK. We own a top ten UK grocery brand in Kingsmill as well as a branded portfolio of other well-known household names including Allinson, Burgen and Sunblest. Kingsmill has seen brand growth over the past year higher than any of our competitors and is the no. 6 Grocery brand in the UK.

The Role

We are recruiting Manufacturing Technicians to join our bakery team at AB Glasgow.  Reporting directly to the Production Team Manager, Technicians will operate across both the production and packaging plant operations and will be responsible for producing quality product in line within the Company’s Standards and Procedures.   Technicians will work a shift pattern consisting of two 12 hour days shifts, two 12 hour nightshifts followed by four rest days.

Applications should be able to demonstrate they have a logical approach to fault finding, good manual dexterity, numerical skills and can work at pace while demonstrating a high level of health and safety awareness.  If you like the sound of the role and preferably have some previous experience in food manufacturing or other fast moving environment, we would love to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities:
•Actively engage in the Safety First culture and compliance with AB internal policies and procedures
•Deliver as a member of the team optimal levels of performance on cost, resource, service requirements by utilising continuous improvement tools and techniques as a norm
•To deliver product quality through all systems available and others
•To contribute to the optimization of a production plan, operating the production plant in the most efficient and cost effective manner
•Ensure that their own and their teams development and training needs are identified and processes are consistently applied. Participate in the proactive environment of learning through relevant documentation (learning logs & 1:1 communications)
•To continuously challenge and improve manufacturing processes and encourage others to do the same
•To actively participate and contribute to the optimisation of cross-functional working processes and procedures, which will enable bakery infrastructure standards to be maintained or improved.