Engineering Technicians- Nights Job at Kingsland Drinks – in Irlam

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for two Engineering Technicians to join our team based in Irlam, Manchester. These are permanent, full time positions, working 42 hour per week, on a 4 on 4 off 12 hour night shift rotation (6pm-6am)
Kingsland Drinks is a well-established premier independent UK supplier of wine and spirits specialising in providing a complete category solution.
The Engineering Technician Role
The Engineer Technician will ensure the effective running of the production lines in Kingsland’s main bottling hall, ensuring that production plans and targets are met, whilst utilizing the most efficient and cost effective methods and product quality standards. The Engineer Technician will adhere to planned maintenance schedules and provide prompt and effective rectification of machine faults.
Key responsibilities as our Engineer Technician will include:

  • Overseeing and undertaking accurate and efficient changeovers
  • Providing on the job training to members of the production team
  • Ensuring continuous improvement of machinery performance through the accurate recording/reviewing of the main downtime causes and solutions, and the implementation of engineering improvements
  • Ensuring effective shift handovers by liaising with other production technicians
  • Ensuring the effective and safe operation of all machinery and reporting all failures to the Engineering Shift Manager
  • Liaising closely with the other members of the engineering department to ensure maximum performance of the production machinery
  • Adopting a flexible approach within a fast moving environment by recommending and supporting improvement initiatives to improve line and individual performance
  • Fully co-operating with the ongoing requirement for personal/team training and development to achieve the main job purpose
  • Ensuring all documentation and record systems are maintained to high standards on a daily basis in accordance with ISO 9001:2000
  • Maintaining a high degree of both product and personal safety in accordance with HSE, EHO and HMCE requirements
  • Ensuring adherence to all legislative requirements by implementing and auditing risk assessment controls and HACCP

Skills required as our Engineer Technician:

  • Recognised indentured apprenticeship or appropriate recognised engineering training programme
  • Recognised Qualification in Electrical Engineering
  • Recognised Qualification or adequate experience in Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience of working within an FMCG environment correcting both mechanical and electrical faults
  • Bottling plant experience would be an advantage
  • Able to communicate at all levels
  • Ability to maintain a high level of discipline associated with the daily compliance of hygiene standards and the safe operation of factory equipment
  • To be able to progress within the role and the department knowledge of Siemens PLC is essential

Benefits of becoming our Engineer Technician:
– Annual bonus scheme – Discretionary based on KPI’s

– Health Shield – After 12 months service

  • Health checks (diabetes/blood pressure, stop smoking advice etc.)
  • Occupational health advice
  • Pension – company contribution in line with AE
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Vouchers and wine at Christmas

If you think you have what it takes to become our Engineer Technician then* click apply now! *We’d love to hear from you!

Job Type: Full-time

About Company

Company: Kingsland Drinks –

Company Location:  Irlam

Job Category: Engineering Jobs, Mechnical Jobs, Electrical Jobs

About Kingsland Drinks -