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Shift Engineering Manager (Food Industry - multiple roles)

Post Date: 02/14/2020
End Date:  02/22/2023
Recruiter: Pod Talent
Location: Wigan, Greater Manchester North West England
Job category: Engineering
Employment type: Any ,
Employer or agency: Direct Employer
Job role: Shift Engineering Manager (Food Industry - multiple roles)
Job reference: 1444838074

Shift Engineering Manager (Food Industry - multiple roles) Pod Talent are partnering exclusively with a world-renowned food manufacturer for the recruitment of the below Engineering Shift Manager roles Salary level is £35k-£40k base salary plus a 20% shift premium for days roles and a 40% shift premium for nights, plus a 20% bonus and excellent benefits. The Company Our client is in the Top 5 food manufacturers in the world and have iconic brands which are in every cupboard across the UK. Their global vision is to be the BEST food company, growing a BETTER world. To reach this vision they are looking to hire people who want to push themselves and achieve more Job Description We have an excellent opportunity available for experienced Production Team Leaders to make a difference and an opportunity to work on the largest food manufacturing site in Europe. You will be working in a high performing environment, alongside peers always trying to reach the next level. The delivery of results will be your primary responsibility and you will be constantly looking for improvement activities within the Kitt Green site. In brief, you will be responsible for leading, engaging & mentoring a team of Engineering Team Leaders/Engineers on a shift basis, whilst also being accountable for proactively seeking innovative ideas to drive performance improvements in all KPI areas. PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES ? · Management and coaching of the Team Leaders towards delivery of their day to day performance through regular performance reviews · Delivery of production plan and OEE performance for the area of control whilst maintaining and improving standards and policies · Leadership of a multi-disciplined shift team and support the maintenance of all assets using lean principles of short interval control, the tier process and multi-disciplined teams · Build morale and ensure the creation of a high performing teams; driving performance on shift with shift production manager · Accountable for overall shift based decision making and ultimately the responsible person on site in the event of a major engineering incident · Proactively looking for innovative ideas to drive performance improvements in all KPI areas · Ensure that all productions activities (start-ups, shut downs, changeovers) are planned out with the Reliability teams to reduce potential risks · Deliver effective communications across the teams and to help develop standard ways of working · Using appropriate problem solving tools in the event of reoccurring or significant issues which may arise. · Proactive approach to improving safety and GMP standards within the area of responsibility · Engagement of teams to actively seek out performance and costs improvement opportunities wherever possible. · Ensure focus on safety initiatives is evident with approach to deliver zero lost time or minor accidents evident. · Monthly monitoring of goals with gap analysis and identification of action plans in place where goals not being achieved KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE/COMPENTENCIES REQUIREMENTS ? Time served Electrical/Mechanical Engineer (NVQ3 and HNC or equivalent) Min 5 years? experience of operating in a fast moving manufacturing/engineering environment · Strong leadership competencies required with the ability to demonstrate a systematic approach to identify specific business improvement opportunities and problem solving · Be able to communicate effectively at all levels and ensure communications are clear and understood, be able to engage and motivate teams and union partners when adapting and adopting change programs · Experience of delivering sustainable improvement plans which have contributed to business success and transformation Please kindly note that you need to have an EU Working Permit (Orientation Year Visa not included) in order to proceed for this position. What we offer you An ambitious employer; we only want to the best for you; A fast career track like only few other companies can match; A competitive salary and excellent bonus structure (above market); Permanent contract; for we believe in doing big bets on people; Always room for new ideas; if you have an excellent idea, please let us know and we can set it in action Location(s): Wigan This job was originally posted as

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