Engineering Supervisor

Elevate Recruitment and Training Consultants Ltd
35000.00 - 37000.00 GBP Annual
13 Jul 2017
20 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Engineering Maintenance Supervisor

A fantastic opportunity has become available to join our client, one of the largest snack manufacturers in the UK as an Engineering Supervisor. The company employ over 1300 employees across several manufacturing sites.

This is a full-time position, offering a very competitive salary of GBP35,000 - GBP37,000

Shifts: 4 on 4 off- Days and Nights

Key responsibilities include:

- Hands-on leadership of the shift based engineering; prioritising breakdowns and managing the effective use of the engineering skills within the team
- Determine the root cause and modification of any faults on the production process lines, inform the accountable Area Manager of the predicted downtimes , confirm all breakdown details including time to correct fault is accurately recorded
- As our Engineering supervisor, you will manage shift planned maintenance within the site
- Complete routine equipment installations as required
- Deviations made to PLC programmes will be backed up and any other alterations made to equipment installations or settings must be updated in the required files and conversed with the day shift engineering team
- Accountable for the contracting of external suppliers/technical support when necessary
- In union with the Maintenance Manager, the Engineering Supervisor will accumulate a skills Matrix and development plan for the team


- Electrical skills and knowledge are vital
- Craft Apprenticeship or equivalent
- Min. 3 years in Fast Moving Consumer Good (FMCG) environment
- Previous experience within an Engineering Supervisor/Team Leader type role
- Familiarity of PLC fault finding
- Knowledge of inverters and control systems
- An understanding of fluid mechanics & drive systems
- Working knowledge of hydraulics & pneumatics