Zest Recruitment

Lead Engineer

Location
England, Somerset
Salary
£36000 - £38000 per annum + Overtime
Posted
26 Apr 2018
Closes
24 May 2018
Ref
MC/HQ00008513
Contact
Matthew Carter
Category
Engineering
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead Engineer
Somerset
£36,000 - £38,000

Do you want to make your first step into a management position? Are you a multi-skilled engineer eager to progress quickly in the business? Are you ambitious, determined and driven engineer?

If so this role is for you. My client is a well-known bluechip food manufacturer based in Somerset. They produce a range of high quality and tasty products to all major supermarkets. They are looking for an Lead Engineer to join the team.

As an Lead Engineer you will manage a team of shift engineers in the factory. This role be 50% hands on engineering in the factory and 50% office based. This will mean setting maintenance tasks, leading continuous improvement projects and liaising with production about breakdowns. You will still be involved in carrying out ppms and reacting to breakdowns.

A successful candidate will have experience within a fast moving consumer goods or food manufacturing and hold an engineering qualification in either mechanical or electrical such as HNC, City and Guild's, or a time served apprenticeship.

No management experience is necessary to be successful, but good people skills are a must.

PLC experience would be high regarded. Exposure to a planned maintenance system and a good understanding of how to execute tasks properly is needed. Knowledge of continuous improvement and lean manufacturing would be a benefit.

If you think that you have got what it takes then click apply now!

Alternatively contact Matthew Carter on 0117 325 2999 or send a copy of your CV to mc@zestfoodjobs.co.uk.

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