Multi Skilled Shift Engineer (Electrical Bias)

Llantarnam, Cwmbran
16 Oct 2018
16 Nov 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Multi Skilled Engineer / Electrical Engineer 

Position: Multi Skilled Shift Engineer (Electrical Bias) 
Location: Llantarnam, Cwmbran, Wales (Commutable from Pontypool, Newport, Chepstow, Cardiff and surrounding areas) 
Job type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: 39 hours per week 
Salary: £Competitive

Who we are? 

Ask anyone here at Burton’s Biscuit Company what we’re most passionate about and you’ll get the same answer from everyone - the baking of quality biscuits for the whole family to enjoy. To us, a 'treat’ is nothing less than a deliciously tasty biscuit that will delight our customers every time and ensure they come back for more. 

What we are all about here? 

Our forward-thinking strategy historically led to some impressive results with Burton’s Biscuit Company transforming its portfolio shape and profitability since 2009. We hope to accelerate our portfolio transformation and growth further by expanding into adjacent categories, new geographic territories and through synergistic bolt-on mergers and acquisitions. 

Why work as part of our team? 

We are looking for an ambitious Multi Skilled Technician with an Electrical Bias who is seeking a challenging and rewarding role at the heart of our business at our Llantarnam Manufacturing Site. You will provide a timely and effective engineering service to our customers in production whilst ensuring safety, quality and hygiene standards are met 

What does your typical day look like? 

- Carry out planned maintenance activities as scheduled by the maintenance plan contained within the CMMS 
- Attend and repair breakdowns as required, and report all actions carried out and any further actions required 
- Be proactive in preventing equipment failures and improving overall equipment performance 
- Provide a service that meets agreed service levels and food safety standards 
- Maintain and help improve health and safety standards 
- Cooperate with contractors and as far as possible ensure their adherence to site rules, health and safety and food safety standards 
- Train others so that they are able to carry out their expected work duties to the required standards. 
- Identify performance issues and implement appropriate and pragmatic solutions through the use of problem-solving skills, tools and techniques 
- Maximise the use of the labour and skills available by being flexible in terms of work allocation and scheduling within the team 

What are the key ingredients needed for the role? 

- Educated to HNC standard (or equivalent) or higher in Electrical Engineering is essential 
- Time-served with electrical bias to NVQ level 3 (or equivalent) 
- Post apprenticeship, preferably in a high speed, high volume manufacturing environment (food environment preferable) 
- A proven practitioner of preventative maintenance, predictive maintenance, problem solving and continuous improvement skills. 
- Must have a proven ability in diagnostic fault finding under pressure of production 
- Must have proven experience in PLC Control systems, and PLC fault finding experience in AB PLC5, SLC500, Control Logix, Compact Logix, Factory Talk View, RS Networks (including Ethernet, DeviceNet communications).
- Familiarity with the use of PC equipment is essential 
- Proven experience of working with the AB PowerFlex range of AC Inverters 
- Familiar with TPM principles including 5S. Use of CMMS (computerised maintenance management systems) ideally SAP, but not essential 
- Experience of Siemens S5 / S7, PLC systems would be an advantage 
- Trained to the 17th Edition Electrical Regulations would be an advantage 
- An experience of fault finding on refrigeration plant would be an advantage 
- Familiarity with ABB Robotic Technology would be an advantage 

Final part of the mix. 

We offer fantastic company benefits, an environment that you will enjoy working in and genuine development and progression opportunities. 

You may have experience of the following: Multi-Skilled Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Maintenance Technician, Engineer, Shift Engineer, Multi-Skilled Shift Engineer, Electrical Apprentice, Preventative Maintenance, Predictive Maintenance, Production Engineer, Food Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Electrician, etc.

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