2 x Interim Multi Skilled Engineers

DR Newitt
Leicestershire (GB)
£25 - £31 per hour
07 Jun 2019
07 Jul 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

2 x Interim Multi Skilled Engineers 
Foods Manufacturing experience is needed/ FMCG 
Blue Chip Food Manufacture    
Monday to Friday - Days or Nights 
£Hourly Rate 
Immediate start 


To provide full Technical Engineering support to production function under the leadership of the Team Manager and by working as part of the production team

To understand and contribute to achieving the goals of the Factory by efficiently carrying out any assigned operation or task

The aim is to manufacture the company’s product to an agreed specification in a cost effective and safe manner.

The Company produces a variety of food products to meet customer needs. The daily focus for everyone needs to be on achieving the daily requirements right first time, in a safe factory environment at an improved ongoing cost.


The role will require the flexibility to work site-specific shift patterns. TC’s will work effectively with others as part of a team consisting of Team Manager, Advanced Team Members and Team Members, who together possess all the skills to convert product on an hour by hour basis complying with Quality, Safety and any other legislative requirements.

The role may require each TC to cover the role of others when they are away from work, including those on shifts, or stand in for the AEM.

Key Outputs:

-take personal responsibility for health & safety

-help to generate and maintain compliance to SOP’s (Single Point Lessons)/Risk Assessments. Carry out work in a standardised way.

-Look into solutions to minimise waste

-maintain high standards of Hygiene and Housekeeping

-report plant performance using appropriate company systems and ensure action/communication of nonconformance issues. Verbally communicate to AEM’s, TM’s and operators and compete daily downtime log.

-ensure operational key information is effectively communicated to colleagues and other shift teams during the shift handover procedure.

-carry out duties and tasks across the factory as deemed necessary and suitable to reduce idle time. Daily patrols with previous shift TC’s to check plant at shift handover

-train, assess, coach and support ATM’s and Team Members ref: the devolvement of basic engineering skills

-as an engineering expert, to input into team action plans and continuous improvement activities, especially ref: SMED, 5S, OEE, Autonomous Maintenance, TPM

  • assume responsibility for the mechanical and electrical integrity of equipment by carrying out the following

    -effective planned maintenance inspectins as per plan, reviewing frequencies, parts used, meantime between failure rates

    -verhaul and repair of plant

    -complete stores requisitions for parts and contract services

    -continually monitor plant conditions and report defects

    -deliver a cnsistent and improving plant reliability through the effective management and monitoring of downtime, PPM conformance, engineering planning and use of SAP PM/Shires and elements of the engineering budget

    -Report and present all performance matters routinely, including trends and breakdown/fault data

    -act as the team champins of good engineering standards

    -carry out safety checks on equipment in line with legislation and best practice

    -ensure the Permit T Work (PTW) system is controlled in an effective and safe manner


-Team Members (daily)
-Advanced Team Members (daily)
-Other TC’s (daily)
-Service functions eg. Supply Chain, Technical Department (as required)
-Other Manufacturing teams
-Team managers (daily)


-decide development requirements through assessments
-input into best use of SAP PM strategy 


-Formal Engineering qualification to at least City & Guilds level, NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in a mechanical and/or electrical discipline with corresponding practical experience (essential)

-Wiring regs to current standards

-SAP PM/Shires superuser status achieved

-UB authorise person status

-Lean tools and techniques (essential to BIT L2 over short term. Desirable to BIT L3)

-Safety (Essential Working Safely CERT)

-Manufacturing (Desirable)

-Technical (Level 2 Food Safety essential


-Numerical ability (essential)
-Literacy (essential)
-Dexterity (essential
-Ability to follow instructions (essential)
-Accuracy/attention to detail (essential)
-Knowledge of COSHH (essential as job relevant)
-Interpersonal skills (essential)
-Basic PC skills (essential)
-Complex machine operation skills (essential)
-Mechanical comprehension skills (essential)
-Problem solving techniques (essential)
-Influencing skills (essential medium term)
-PLC skills (highly desirable)
-Electrical comprehension skills (essential)
-Fault finding skills (essential)
-Data analysis & interpretation skills (essential)
-Risk Assessment trained (essential)
-Permit to Work trained (essential)
-Ability to train effectively (essential)
-Technical report writing ability (essential)
-Full understanding of safe working practices and relevant legislation where applicable (essential)


Experience of generic engineering equipment is essential hydraulics, peneumatics, PLC’s electrical components, liquid Nitrogen storage, where appropriate.

Needs the ability to clearly understand engineering drawings, symbols and notation. Demonstrated a sound capability of technical understanding of Key Production plant on both process and wrapping.

Please contact Scott Ballantine at D R Newitt Immediatley on 0131 226 5060 

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