Multi-skilled Shift Engineer (Electrical or Mechanical bias)

Job Reference : SCO-GBX-02613
Location : Glasgow Bakery
Closing Date : 30/03/2018
Jobs Start Date : 01/05/2018
Salary : £36,897
Department : AB GLASGOW
Employer : Allied Bakeries
Hours Per week : 40.25

Our site has benefitted from major investment in new, state of the art bakery equipment and due to retirement  we are recruiting a Multi Skilled Shift Maintenance Engineer (electrical or mechanical bias) to join our well established team who repair, optimise and maintain our modern plant and equipment.  Our key aims are to minimise the downtime on our fast moving lines by responding quickly to breakdowns, following robust planned maintenance schedules and co-operating with colleagues to ensure continuous improvement initiatives are followed through.

A multi skilled engineering background is essential for this role and our ideal candidate would be multi-skilled with an electrical bias although mechanical bias will also be considered.  Experience in FMCG industry, preferably bakery would be ideal.

You will be required to work a shift pattern which may cover both days and nights, so you will need to be flexible about working hours.  In return we offer a competitive salary plus benefits.

If you like the sound of the role, have a logical approach to fault finding and can work at pace while demonstrating a high level of health and safety awareness and compliance then we would love to hear from you.

The Role

You will be responsible for maintaining plant and equipment while working safely on a shift basis. (12 hour shifts). You will be expected to carry out proactive and reactive maintenance and repairs to the plant and services associated with a major bakery. Responsibilities also involve improving and maintaining a safe working environment, ensuring that team members are fully aware and comply with all Health & Safety standards, company and legal requirements e.g. COSH, HACCP

• To support the manufacturing process by responding effectively to equipment breakdowns, carrying out scheduled maintenance work and being proactive on the correction and modification of reoccurring machine processing faults.
• To respond effectively to equipment breakdowns and ensure maximum focus is given to continuous improvement.
• To fault find in an effective and efficient manner whilst utilising the various machines relevant documentation.
• To establish harmonious relations with the operational staff and to work flexibly with them.
• Ensuring that machinery is maintained, and repaired to a high standard.

• Pro-active in the reduction of engineering downtime and continuous improvement of the process and the department. Carry out predictive maintenance techniques in line with the company strategy.

You will be a time served multi skilled engineer preferably with food manufacturing experience with sound electrical understanding. You will be an enthusiastic, motivated individual who believes that they can make a difference and develop into this crucial role and ensure our engineering strategy is delivered consistently.

The Company

Part of Associated British Foods ABF plc, 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.