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Engineering Team Leader (Nights)

CPA Recruitment
Closing date
7 Jun 2021

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Engineering, Production
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Engineer Team Leader

Bodmin Cornwall


Night shift 17.30pm to 05.30am


4 on 4 off

Job purpose

To provide first line support to the shift.  To organise and prioritise the nightly workload and to work closely with all departments to resolve issues that are impacting on the site operation.  To carry out reactive and planned maintenance to a high standard.


Duties and Responsibilities


  • Provide first line, hands on support to the shift to ensure that the required resource is deployed at the right time and that all works undertaken is in line with Company Procedures, completed on time, and to a high standard.
  • To deliver and collate Toolbox Talks, Information Exchanges, and other written communications to the team.
  • To ensure that all works carried out by the shift are recorded correctly, at the time of event and that all spares used are booked out against their respective work orders.
  • Work closely with other department leads to ensure that any issues impacting production are quickly and effectively resolved to minimise down time.
  • To keep the team, including engineering management updated with day to day issues, both resolved and unresolved with regards to equipment, machinery, or site services.
  • To provide reactive maintenance cover to production, using analytical fault-finding skills across electrical and mechanical disciplines to reduce production down time.  To demonstrate and drive a ‘fixed first time’ approach to all repairs undertaken and to use Root Cause Analysis to prevent re-occurrences

The Person

  • NVQ 3 or equivalent electrical/mechanical.
  • BS 7671 18th Edition (17th working towards 18th considered).
  • Demonstratable experience in leading a small team.
  • Ability to read and understand machinery manuals and drawings/schematics.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize own workload.
  • Be a good communicator at all levels.
  • Have good IT skills (Microsoft Office).
  • Previous experience of working in a similar role. (Desirable)
  • Previous experience of working in a similar role within the food industry. (Desirable)


Please send your CV to


International specialists in the provision of practical recruitment and resourcing solutions, across every sector of the food and drink industry, CPA Recruitment is a name synonymous with quality and service, as well as being a business that’s justifiably proud of its well earned reputation.

Offering a global capability, we’re able to draw on an unrivalled wealth of in-house expertise and are clearly acknowledged as one of the market leaders in our field.

Highly respected in the food & drink industry, we are dedicated to building partnerships in business, with both clients and candidates that bring, mutual benefits to all parties, on a long term basis.

With twenty year’s experience, we have grown a talented team of consultants, whose knowledge and experience and expertise of the food and drink recruitment market guarantees that success will be at your disposal to achieve your recruitment objective.

We are renowned for providing bespoke solutions, with in-built flexibility and have a long and successful history of handling both UK and overseas assignments, at all levels, on behalf of a loyal and growing client base – ranging from global blue-chip organisations to independent enterprises.

Find Us
020 8203 1000
Eclipse House
20 Sandown Road
WD24 7AE
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