United Kingdom
Food Manufacturing, Manufacturing
£46,500 - £47,000, Benefits
Lead Engineer (4 on 4 off Days & Nights)
£47,000, Benefits
Chester, Leek, Northwich, Knutsford, Crewe, Macclesfield, Wilmslow, Altrincham, Warrington, Runcorn, Whitchurch, Cheshire, North West

A leading FMCG Food Manufacturer is currently recruiting for a Lead Engineer to join their Team. Reporting into the Engineering Shift Manager, this role will ensure the delivery of Engineering support across a 24/7 manufacturing site on a daily basis support & coach engineers in meeting department standards.

This role will require former Food / Drink / Personal Care / Pharmaceutical / Medical Device Manufacturing experience. Food or Drink Manufacturing experience will be deemed advantageous. This role will work 4 on 4 off Day and Nights,12 hour shifts.

Lead Engineer responsibilities include:

Co-ordinate and prioritise the activities of a shift engineering team in providing support to the operations team.
Monitor the completion of PMs and other equipment inspections.
Operate as senior engineering point of contact for Shift Managers.
Support Short Interval Control, and daily endo of shift review meetings with Shift Managers.
Participate in Improvement Groups
Complete a clear and comprehensive handover to incoming shift engineering team

You will be a Lead Engineer with a proven track record in leading an Engineering Team within a Food / Drink / equivalent manufacturing environment. You will require Multi Skilled experience and be IT literate.

Applications via CV submission only.


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