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Multi Skilled Engineer - Bradford

Employer
Hovis
Location
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
7 Mar 2019

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Category
Engineering
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Hovis is one the UK’s leading food brands. In fact, it’s worth over £400m in retail sales. In a very competitive crowd, we’ve continued to demonstrate category leading product innovation & quality. Our brand heritage and most recent performance is testament to this. Unsurprisingly, we have bold ambitions for our business & brand . We’re now searching for a proactive and committed Multi Skilled Shift Engineer ready to play a key role in the next chapter of our journey. Please see below for more detail.     

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

As a working member of the Engineering group to manage the operational direction of the Engineering team.

  • Identify maintenance improvement opportunities and develop action plan to deliver
  • Work in a professional manner ensuring all safety and hygiene requirements are met
  • Write risk assessments and method statements for all engineering tasks and ensure work permits are issued as required.
  • To be self motivated, ensuring a positive attitude when dealing with production colleagues.
  • Use CMMS to manage daily work activities.
  • Liaise with the Engineering FLM on operational and personnel issues.
  • Pro-actively manages personal performance, and the ability to deal with resultant actions effectively and efficiently.
  • Liaise with the Engineering FLM to ensure departmental KPIs and factory targets are met.
  • Input ideas and take an active role in team briefings and communication meetings.
  • In line with Business policies ensure that the Health and Safety, accident management procedures are properly adhered to.
  • Ensure that absences are reported in line with the Site’s absence procedures.
  • Create a working environment that promotes trust and a willingness to succeed.
  • To audit current working practices and make suitable recommendations for continuous improvement.
  • Input ideas and take an active role in team briefings and meetings.

To ensure that the team is well motivated, delivering excellent customer/client service at a cost effective price.

To make significant contribution to Bradford’s KPI’s:-

Efficiency,  Waste,  Breakdowns,  Service, Factory Costs

Plus Engineering driven KPI’s – Downtime, changeovers, product quality, housekeeping/hygiene standards, accidents, absence.

Essential

  • Recognised apprenticeship
  • Have strong motivation to inspire team members and peers
  • To show a keen response to change in a positive and enthusiastic manner
  • The ability to work with others effectively
  • The ability to display confidence and initiative in daily duties
  • Be a ‘Team Player’
  • Have an understanding/experience of the Production business and the impact of Engineering services
  • The organization of workload in accordance with deadlines
  • To show commitment both to the organisation and the team
  • Must display excellent communication skills
  • Multi-skilled Engineer

Desirable

  • Food industry experience

Full Time, permanent position

4 on 4 off shift pattern, working 2 days/2 nights

Average 42 hours per week

Based at Bradford site

Company

Hovis Limited is a baking and flour milling business jointly owned by The Gores Group (51%) and Premier Foods plc (49%). Headquartered in High Wycombe we employ around 3,200 people at 8 bakeries, 4 flour mills, 1 wheat malting, 1 ingredients mixing facility and 3 regional distribution centres across the UK. 

While a relatively new company we are proud to be the guardians of over 130 years of baking and milling experience that make up the iconic and much loved Hovis brand. We produce bread, flour and bakery products created with Hovis goodness at the heart of each with the delivery of around 1.3million loaves, every day of the week throughout the UK and Ireland.

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