Job details

Electrically Biased Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer – Days
Stockport Bakery

Job reference: NWT-SBX-003712

Location: Stockport Bakery

Closing date: 31/01/2022

Job start date: Not specified

Salary: £34,566.00

Employment type: Permanent

Department: AB STOCKPORT

Employer: Allied Bakeries

Hours per week: 38.00

The Role:           

There is currently a fantastic opportunity for an electrical biased multi-skilled maintenance engineer to join our team at Allied Bakeries Stockport. The successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out maintenance and improvement activities across the site. Preventative maintenance and continuous improvement work will play a large part of the role as well as some reactive work carrying out fault diagnosis and rectification. As part of the days based Engineering team you will also help to coach and mentor our engineering apprentices as they progress through their apprenticeship. The working pattern is Monday to Friday, 38 hours per week but you will be expected to work two weekend shifts a month as paid overtime to suit our business requirements, and a degree of flexibility is required to meet our customer needs. 

Key Accountabilities:                   

Safety always comes first at Allied Bakeries, so we are looking for someone to lead by example in ensuring that Health and Safety is our number one priority, and someone who is able to engage others to think and behave safely at all times.

The successful candidate will provide Engineering support and expertise in the maintenance of capital equipment within a fast-paced industrial bakery environment, to meet the needs of the business and to generate continuous improvements in the cost and quality of engineering performance.  

 Key duties will include:
•    Carry out all planned maintenance work around site as instructed. This can range from office lighting repairs to machine fault finding to modifying a piece of equipment to run more efficiently. 
•    Create maintenance reports on equipment using the company EAM (CMMS) software.
•    Complete planned maintenance check sheets and provide recommendations for any repairs or improvements. 
•    Escalate any major plant or safety issues as and when appropriate. 
•    Plan and implement continuous improvement projects to improve the plant KPI figures (Breakdown, Damage, Safety, Quality) 
•    Attend plant breakdowns as and when required as the job demands
•    Work closely with apprentices to coach and develop their electrical knowledge

•    Electrically qualified to the required standard – BS7671 17th Edition Wiring Regs and a recognised Craft Apprenticeship in Engineering including the relevant electrical units. 
•    The successful candidate must have maintenance experience within an FMCG or similar fast-paced industry 
•    Strong electrical skills with sufficient mechanical knowledge to be able to complete basic mechanical tasks.
•    Proficient at reading and interpreting electrical schematics and control diagrams.
•    Working knowledge of modern plc controlled equipment and variable speed drives
•    It is essential you are a team player and a good communicator and are able to remain calm and focused when working under pressure.
•    Able to work well on your own and use your time effectively to ensure scheduled work is completed in the allocated time.