Shift Engineer / Shift Supervisor (Engineering Bias)

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    Greater Manchester, England

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    Alex Tyrrell

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    8 months ago

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Job Title: Shift Engineer/ Shift Supervisor (Engineering bias)

Shift: (Nights - 4 on 4 off)

Organisation: World Class Manufacturer - FMCG

Location: Manchester - Close access to both M60 & M62

Salary: Competitive + Strong Benefits

Job Purpose

To support and assist the Manufacturing shift manager in achieving the department's KPI's through effective maintenance, fault diagnosis and rectification of plant equipment.

Responsibility of plant equipment:

  • Maintenance of the lines to ensure their reliable and safe operation (Packing & Filling)
  • Technical support in Fault diagnosis and rectification
  • Able to operate all equipment across processing and production.
  • Coordination and monitoring of changeovers
  • Able to carry out full CIP across all equipment.
  • Able to carry out basic Risk assessment
  • Ensure hygiene and CIP procedures followed.
  • Training and development of your team (8-16 staff)
  • Operational improvements to the plant


  • Oversee and carry out effective changeovers
  • Monitor and record performance of changeovers
  • Carry out training and skill assessments during changeovers
  • Develop change over procedures, tooling and department skills to maximize the effectiveness of change overs.
  • To assist the Manufacturing Shift Manager in the management and control of costs in line with budgeted requirements and to deputise in his absence.
  • To maximise production output through effective rectification of machine faults, preventative maintenance work and continuous improvement activities
  • To continually review hygiene and ensure all CIP procedures are adhered too.
  • To help identify, plan and implement a continuous training and development program in line with IIP principles, which enhances process departmental and people skills.


  • Ability to accurately diagnose and correct both mechanical and electrical faults on filling and packaging machinery.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of discipline associated with the daily compliance of hygiene standards and the safe operation of factory equipment.
  • PC/IT skills sufficient to understand how IT can support and enhance manufacturing performance.
  • Ability to motivate and develop staff to their full potential.
  • Effective Communication
  • Full indentured apprenticeship and or qualified engineer to HND in an engineering discipline
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office and SAP (or equivalent)
  • Haccp / Vaccp / Taccp awareness

The company prides itself on creating an inspiring environment for employees, generating an ethos of entrepreneurial spirit and rewarding opportunities. There are definite long-term career options for the right candidate, plus a great environment to work in.

To apply, please send your CV for more details. Please note - if you haven't received feedback within 7 days of application you have not been successful on this occasion.