Multi-Skilled Engineer

G31 1LL, Glasgow
£Competitive Salary
17 May 2019
14 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Multi-Skilled Engineer
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 Shift Engineer ready to play a key role in the next chapter of our journey. Please see below for more detail.    

A great opportunity has arisen at Hovis we're looking for a Multi - Skilled Engineer at our site in Glasgow.


To work in a manner which will continually improve the availability and reliability of equipment, ensuring the site operates in a compliant and productive manner.


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 Glasgow's KPI’s:-Efficiency,  Waste,  Breakdowns,  Service, Factory Costs
  • Plus Engineering driven KPI’s – Downtime, changeovers, product quality, housekeeping/hygiene standards, accidents, absence.


  • 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
  • Qualifications to ONC/HNC level or equivalent


  • Food industry experience

Location:  Based in Glasgow

Type of role: Full Time, Permanent

Reporting to: Maintenance Manager

Applicants must have the right to work in the UK

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