Craft Engineering Manager

Contract Type:
Full-Time Full time

Working Hours:

Competitive hourly rate


Burtons Biscuits

Closing date for applications:

Contact for further information:
Ben Beveridge

Ref: FSC-JNB-92

Job Description

What does your typical day look like?

•              Continually develop our engineering & safety systems to improve the wellbeing of our employees

•              Lead the engineering team to continuously improve plant reliability whilst meeting the requirements of a complex, high volume production site

•              Delivery of financial engineering labour and R&R budget aligned with the delivery of site KPIs (waste, TOS, efficiency, machine uptime, planned tonnage, accidents.)

•              Support embedding site principles within Engineering as part of the Llantarnam Improvement Strategy

•              To execute, through the engineering planner, a maintenance management programme directed towards optimising plant availability. Control, monitor and review the maintenance, calibration, external service, repair of all production plant and equipment, within the maintenance schedules to a 90% completion rate

•              Manage performance via our PDP process, disciplinary, return to work, short interval control, permit to work, purchase order generation and receipting

•              Support CI activity with technical expertise and resource

•              Demonstrate site principles and winning behaviours

•              Support, motivate, develop and coach the team in order to recognise and reward performance and drive robust succession planning

What are the key ingredients needed for the role?

•              Proven experience of leading an engineering team, ideally in an FMCG environment to improve overall site performance

•              Time served Electrical / Mechanical with NVQ Level 3 (Or equivalent or higher)

•              Use of continuous improvement tools and techniques, in particular TPM

•              Proven track record of developing high performing teams

•              Experience of working in a unionised environment

•              Ability to think strategically to enhance site/cultural performance

•              Experience in planned maintenance systems (e.g. SAP)

•              Detailed knowledge of using & developing MS Office products, particularly Excel

Final part of the mix.

You will need to be a great leader, someone who can see the longer term goal but help your team and those around you understand this and take them on the journey to success with you.

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Additional Information

3 week rotating pattern shifts as below Day Shift: 06.00- 14.00 Back Shift: 14.00- 22.00 Night Shift: 22.00- 06.00 Subsidised canteen, Free on-site parking , Staff shop, Pension Scheme