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Production Engineer

Job Title: Production Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary: £40030
Reference: WRT-2020-10-14-4C5F67D9328C
Job Published: October 15, 2020 00:01

Job Description

Job Description

We are currently looking to recruit a Shift Engineer working an average of 40 hours per week, based on 3 shift rotating pattern to maintain and improve the performance of production facilities, equipment and services at the Balliol site in a safe and effective manner, working collaboratively with the Engineering and Site Management teams., Our food manufacturing/production sites use automated and semi-automated lines to produce great products as efficiently as possible. Led by the Engineering Manager you will work alongside a close-knit team. Your time will be split between developing engineering improvements to an ever-changing environment and reacting to problems on a daily basis. Finding solutions to breakdowns quickly and effectively, comfortably engaging with the site teams to monitor plant performance and equipment reliability all in line with our policies and procedures are all key parts of this key role.

You will work to safely maintain and improve the performance of production facilities, equipment and services. Delivering maintenance excellence in a planned preventive way.

Working collaboratively within a team in a professional and efficient manner, including their Engineering Manager, Maintenance Manager/Supervisor, Team Members and other departments., During the application process we'll keep in touch every step of the way. We know how big a decision it is for you to apply for a job. Once you do we'll work hard to keep you up to speed on how your application is progressing. With your help, we can make your application as quick and smooth as possible.

Candidate Description

*Multi Skilled Manufacturing Engineer/Technician preferably Food Sector but not essential though from an FMCG background.

*Electrically biased qualified ideally to HND/HNC level but would consider C&G with appropriate technical back ground and competency.

*Experience of PLC Automated control systems and processes particularly Siemens operating systems Step 5/7 - Allen Bradley, Mitsubishi. PLC Fault finding & analysis.

*Programming experience would be beneficial

*IT literate: Familiar and used to working with CMMS - Computerised Maintenance Management System. Word, Excel, computer-based monitoring systems. Excellent verbal and written communication on Engineering management systems & documentation.

*Compliance and adherence to HS & Food Safety standards - ideally Food safety qualified.

*Proven fault-finding expertise on a variety of complex equipment ideally within the food industry

*Experience of working to planned maintenance schedules.

Application Description

If you would like to have an informal chat with regards to the role please call Martin Hallissey on 01912151150.

Employer Description

With over 1,800 shops and 22,000 employees who serve millions of customers each week, Greggs is the UK's leading bakery food-on-the-go retailer. Greggs is a much loved and trusted brand and it's our people who make our business successful.