Reliability Engineer

Thrapston, Kettering
Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits Package
19 Oct 2018
18 Nov 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

We’ve got a fantastic job for a Reliability Engineer to join our Thrapston manufacturing site. Reporting to the Site Engineering Manager, you will use both your in-depth technical engineering knowledge and leadership skills to become the driving force behind a structured & methodical reliability centred improvement programme across the whole site – directly driving the full Asset Care programme and front line colleague involvement.

This is a days role working a shift pattern of 5 over 7, up to 48 hours per week.

Requirements of the Job

As a Reliability Engineer, you’ll work as a respected peer alongside Department & Shift Managers within both Production & Engineering. You will proactively define & lead reliability projects, based on analysis of top loss events that improve asset operation, design and maintenance and develop, coach, mentor & influence the full Engineering Team in implementing asset reliability improvement, tracking scorecard benefits. You will drive a structured approach to developing new maintenance plans, using FMECA, for assets of highest business criticality as well as drive practical Asset Care activities with front line production colleagues to foster a culture of asset ownership and increased performance.

Salary & Benefits

This job as a Reliability Engineer offers a very competitive salary in line with current market rates. We will also offer you a fantastic benefits package as follows:

  • 25 days holiday
  • 3 discount cards giving you 10% off your shopping in Morrisons – both online and in store
  • Up to 5% enhanced colleague bonus scheme
  • Single private healthcare
  • Life assurance
  • Competitive pension contribution
  • A variety of high street discounts, as well as tonnes of flexible benefits.
  • Free onsite parking

About You

You’ll need to be qualified to NVQ level 3 (or equivalent, ONC mechanical/electrical engineering, BTEC level 3 in mechanical & electrical/electronic engineering) with a proven track record in an engineering and fault finding role gained from a FMCG environment (ideally the food industry). You’ll also have a good understanding of HACCP principles and ideally IEE qualification up to 17th edition wiring regulations would be advantageous. You will also need Strong knowledge of improvement techniques and approaches that drive reliability / cost.

About The Company

About Thrapston Manufacturing

Morrisons acquired the site back in 2004 and added a purpose built distribution warehouse in 2005. Its the home to 740 colleagues and produces 130 million packs of fruit and 40 million packs of nuts each year.

About Us

You may already know that Morrisons is the UK’s 4th largest supermarket. But did you know that we’re also the UK’s 2nd largest fresh food manufacturer?

Our offering is unique, as unlike other supermarkets, we source and process over 90% of the fresh food that we sell in store.

We are proud to be the Yorkshire food retailer serving 11 million customers across the UK over nearly 500 stores and an online home delivery service.

Why Join Us?

We’ve a fantastic bunch of people who are at the top of their game in all kinds of fields. And in return for looking after our customers, we look after them with great rewards. Don’t just take our word for it, click here to hear from our colleagues about what life is really like at Morrisons.

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