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Engineering Supervisor

Engineering Supervisor

  • Location

    Merthyr Tydfil

  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £43500 per annum

  • Contact:

    Paul Bradley

  • Contact email:

    paulb@scantec.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8943

  • Job ref:

    engsup2020

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    n/a

  • Expiry date:

    2020-01-23

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Engineering Supervisor
FMCG Food Manufacturing
Days, 4on-4off
Merthyr Tydfil

Role Purpose:

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will provide technical support and supervision / leading of an engineering team to carry out corrective and preventative maintenance of plant machinery and their associated services.

This company have a fantastic culture and the site itself is undergoing considerable investment and the opportunity to develop and progress.

Roles and responsibilities:
  • Day to day control – supervising the engineering function to ensure adequate support to production
  • Assist the manager in developing & implementing preventive and predictive maintenance routines and engineering procedures
  • To ensure sufficient engineering cover for machine breakdowns throughout the site
  • Assist the manager in conducting performance reviews on maintenance team members and take appropriate remedial action in a timely manner i.e. identifying training needs / disciplinary measures where required
  • Health & Safety – responsible for ensuring that all legal and company required policies and procedures are adhered to within the engineering department
  • Department planning – to support the Engineering manager in the planning of engineering schedules
  • To keep the Engineering manager informed on present and foreseeable situations with either staff or machinery which may compromise engineering cover or machinery availability to production
  • Ensure relevant engineers are in the production area at the start of production and a good level of engineering cover is maintained during production periods
  • Ensure all machinery / plant is available for production after maintenance periods
  • Manage and coordinate corrective maintenance quickly and efficiently so as to cause the least amount of machinery downtime
Skills / Experience:

Apprentice served Mechanical / Electrical Engineer to ONC Standard or with equivalent experience. Ideally have post apprenticeship experience or equivalent within a factory-engineering environment with a proven track record.

A sound technical background with the ability to manage tasks using a lateral, methodical approach, matched by a demonstrable flair for fault finding and rectification. Must have good leadership and strong team building skills with the ability to manage and motivate engineering staff. Previous supervisory experience is advantageous.



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