Lead Engineer, Distribution Centre

Elevate Recruitment
Market related
10 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Lead Engineer, Distribution Centre Our Client, a leading UK business with a large, fully automated, state of the art distribution centre near Castle Donington, are looking to add to its established engineering team. The successful candidate will support a 24/7 operation that distributes quality products. Working with a team of engineers tasked with providing engineering, maintenance and improvement activities in a busy FMCG environment. The Role Carry out planned, predictive and reactive maintenance during the shift as required Line Manage junior members of the shift group, act as a coach and buddy to support development of other colleagues in the team Prioritise workload of junior team members to resolve issues and minimise the operational impact Lead focus on continuous improvement within the shift group (both Mechanical & Electrical) Understand the impact of reliability measures and work to reduce downtime and increase equipment availability Ensure a safe and legal working environment; act as a role model Deliver excellence through effective processes and ways of working, driving availability for the customer Act as deputy for Engineering Shift Manager What we are looking for: Essential Criteria Qualified Engineer in an appropriate Engineering discipline (minimum ONC or equivalent) and relevant experience Recognised cross training between mechanical and electrical engineering Experienced in delivering planned, predictive and reactive Engineering Experience of managing a team and developing colleagues Strong communication skills Able to manage competing priorities Able to analyse problems and identify solutions Experience of working in an automated warehouse environment Good understanding of retail logistics Able to work at height, as required Desirable Criteria Qualified to IEE Wiring Regulations 17th Edition Working Knowledge of PLC’s We are looking for a highly motivated engineer with excellent communication and team working skills and a flexible approach to work. With previous experience within a similar role / environment, you will demonstrate a sound knowledge and understanding of routine and preventative maintenance What is on offer? In return for meeting the above criteria the successful candidate will be rewarded with a very competitive basic salary Shift Premium a very attractive package of further benefits. This is a great opportunity to work for a very successful and well established FMCG company that has multiple sites across the UK. Hours of work: Continental Shifts Days and Nights Elevate Recruitment & Training Consultants Limited are a specialist food/FMCG industry recruiter. This vacancy is just one of a number of vacancies that we are working in the sector – please get in touch for further details. To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Commutable from: Nottingham, Beeston, Long Eaton, Ilkeston, Eastwood, Belper, Alfreton, Derby, Burton Upon Trent, Loughborough, Leicester, Ashby de la Zouch, Castle Donington Keywords: Food, FMCG, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Team Leader, Engineering Supervisor, Maintenance Manager, Maintenance Supervisor, Maintenance Engineer This role may be suitable for you if you have a background as any of the following: Maintenance Engineer, Maintenance Technician, Mechanical Engineer, Site Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Multiskilled Engineer, Multi-skilled Engineer, Multi skilled Engineer, Production Engineer, Lead Engineer, Engineering Supervisor, Engineering Team Leader, Engineering Manager, Shift Engineering Manager This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66842027