Senior Engineer

Employer
McCormick UK Ltd
Location
Littleborough
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
1 May 2021

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Function
Engineering
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Senior Engineer

Littleborough

This position directs engineering shift resource, attends production daily meeting, advises operations as needed for best affect in ensuring run-time of the equipment, communicates within the team (Verbal and written) on issues and recommendations and deputises for team leader, where necessary.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Leading the engineering shift in a ‘hands-on’ capacity.
  • Direct Engineering resource in accordance with Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) work, to ensure its completion.
  • Communication, interaction and direction - direct Engineering resource (on shift) in the event of equipment failure.  Work and advise counterparts within operations of recommendations in resolution of failure scenarios, verbally.
  • Written communication – report on shift issues, ensuring successful information transfer to the oncoming shifts and Senior engineer,  provides a brief for assessment
  • Contractor Control – ensure appropriate Risk assessment, LOTO Procedures, Permit procedures are complied with.
  • Health And Safety – ensure the safe working of engineering function (particularly in areas of isolation and safe entry) and provide ‘safety walk’ information to Engineering Team Leader, using existing ‘in house’ documentation, where deputising for the Engineering Team Leader.
  • Ensure that PPM schedules and works orders are completed within agreed time frames, ensuring breakdowns are closed out (where necessary), with PPM pro-forma advising on parts required.
  • Continuous Improvement (CI) – advises on CI Initiatives, giving payback details or improvement justifications (ie improvement X will increase line speed by X%, or illuminate this repeat failure).
  • Communication and Control – effective handover to oncoming engineering shift.
  • Attend line-side meetings giving accurate account of equipment and engineering status report of plant.
  • On completion of maintenance work, ensure that equipment is serviceable and runs as expected, in readiness for production.
  • Deputise for Engineering Team Leader as necessary, including attendance at engineering meetings.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education:

  • Time served Engineer

Experience:   

  • Experienced in food, or consumer products industry supported by a good track record of acquiring Engineering skills and continuous development.
  • A solid grounding in food handling safe practices and ability to carry out confined-space entry work.
  • An awareness of HACCP, PUWER, LOLA and COSHH.
  • Must be a good team player
  • Must be able to work with own initiative and highlight continuous Improvement opportunities
  • PC literate (Experience of MS Word, Lotus Notes and Excel Spreadsheets)
  • Must be able to troubleshoot and fault-find within the production facility
  • Good written and verbal communication skills – ability to effectively communicate with both suppliers and internal customers
  • Must be able to accurately interpret schematic diagrams
  • Logical thinker and problem solver
  • Must possess the energy and drive to ‘get things done’
  • Have an organised methodology
  • Can plan to a specified time scale.

COMPANY

At McCormick, we bring our passion for flavor to work each day. We encourage growth, respect everyone's contributions and do what's right for our business, our people, our communities and our planet.  Join us on our quest to make every meal and moment better.

Founded in Baltimore, MD in 1889 in a room and a cellar by 25-year-old Willoughby McCormick with three employees, McCormick is a global leader in flavour. With 12,400 employees around the world and more than $5 Billion in annual sales., the Company manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavourful products to the entire food industry, retail outlets, food manufactures, food service businesses and consumers

While our global headquarters are in the Baltimore, Maryland, USA area, McCormick operates and serves customers from nearly 50 locations in 27 countries and 135 markets in Asia-Pacific, China, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and the Americas, including North, South and Central America with recognized brands including Kamis.

At McCormick, we have over a 100-year legacy based on our “Power of People” principle.  This principle fosters an unusually dedicated workforce requiring a culture of respect, recognition, inclusion and collaboration based on the highest ethical values. 

TO APPLY

If you are looking for a new challenge and want to join a highly motivated team in a rewarding environment, seeking a competitive salary and benefits package and opportunity to work with a global flavour leader. Then please apply via our careers centre at http://www.mccormickcorporation.com/Career-Center (job req.n° 92501).

Agencies:  McCormick as needed will work with external recruitment vendors through our Agency Portal. Unless previously contacted, McCormick does not accept unsolicited resumes from external recruiting agencies.

McCormick is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employ

Company

At McCormick, we bring our passion for flavour to work each day. We encourage growth, respect everyone's contributions and do what's right for our business, our people, our communities and our planet.  Join us on our quest to make every meal and moment better.

Founded in Baltimore, MD in 1889 in a room and a cellar by 25-year-old Willoughby McCormick with three employees, McCormick is a global leader in flavour. With 12,400 employees around the world and more than $5 Billion in annual sales., the Company manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavourful products to the entire food industry, retail outlets, food manufactures, food service businesses and consumers

While our global headquarters are in the Baltimore, Maryland, USA area, McCormick operates and serves customers from nearly 50 locations in 27 countries and 135 markets in Asia-Pacific, China, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and the Americas, including North, South and Central America with recognized brands including Schwartz.

At McCormick, we have over a 100-year legacy based on our “Power of People” principle.  This principle fosters an unusually dedicated workforce requiring a culture of respect, recognition, inclusion and collaboration based on the highest ethical values. 

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Location
Haddenham Business Park
Pegasus Way
Aylesbury
HP17 8LB
United Kingdom
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