The role of an Engineering Supervisor is to take responsibility for the coordination of the engineering and maintenance functions on site. You will be responsible for supervising a small team of multi skilled engineers and carrying out both electrical and mechanical work such as planned maintenance activity, reacting to breakdowns, finding out and eliminating the root cause of problems and working on continuous improvement projects.
Overall supervisory responsibility of a small engineering team across our clients site to ensure the highest level of operational efficiency form yourself and your team.
Assign general engineering and maintenance tasks to the team and follow up on their successful completion.
Follow a planned preventative maintenance (PPM) schedule for all plant, equipment and machinery.
Carry out PPMs and repairs in a safe and hygienic manner as stated within the company Quality Management System ensuring that operational efficiencies are not adversely affected.
Promptly respond to plant, equipment, machinery breakdown or fault to ensure minimal downtime on operations.
Participate as required in the installation and commissioning of new plant, machinery and equipment.
Ensure tools, toolbox contents, parts and consumables are documented into and out of any food handling area.
Oversee service contractors for onsite compliance.
Mentor and supervise apprenticeships and handymen.
Participate in Health and Safety meetings by reporting on engineering and maintenance tasks that have been or are yet to be completed which relate to the Health and Safety of the business.
Be part of a call out rota to take a turn to be ‘on-call’ and ready to come into work if there’s a major problem.
Manage holidays, absence and capability of your team
Participate in site audits ensuring all paperwork and data is prepared
Be responsible for any ad-hoc duties as and when require
Skills and Experience
You will be a proven multi skilled Engineer with experience gained in a high volume, fast paced food production environment and have experience supervising a small engineering team.
Experience of working on steam generators
Need to be proactive, flexible and excellent communicator.
At least five years of experience within a similar role and 2 years’ supervisory experience.
Must have proven track record of fault finding.
Good communication skills to directly interact with internal and external clients at the appropriate technical level.
Ability to work individually within a small engineering team but larger operations team.
Experience of refrigeration, hydraulics, pneumatics, electrics and industrial facilities.
Experience of working with 3 phase, inverters, motors, compressors, condensers, DC current, abrasive wheels, dehydrators, PLC’s and PPMs.
Knowledge of fault finding on industrial sized boiler, servicing and power flushing.
Intermediate working knowledge of MS Office and data logging systems.
Qualifications and Certificates:
Mechanical and electrical engineering qualifications to HNC level or equivalent.
The Nationally Accredited Certified Scheme (ACS) Commercial Gas
Hours Monday to Friday 7am to 5pm with no overtime.
Indicative Salary Range: £40000 – 40000
KPI Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
All candidates registering with KPI Recruitment Ltd. will need to provide proof of identity, and evidence of any experience, training and qualifications our client considers necessary for their position.
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