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Engineering Job Description for Shift Engineer

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    Reporting to : Engineering Supervisors and Engineering Maintenance Manager.
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    Contract : permanent.
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    Hours or Work : Working on a rota basis, Monday to Friday 5.30am – 2:30pm or 2:30pm – 11:30pm.
  • dialogs As a Shift Engineer, you will be responsible for engineering repair, corrective and planned preventative maintenance across the site working as part of the engineering team.
  • Main duties include

    • dialogs Manage your own workload and ensure that work is completed to the standard required and any work outstanding is continued by the following shift.
    • dialogs Complete the work that comes from Audits, Work Requests and PPM follow ups.
    • dialogs Ensure you apply Health and Safety and Food Safety standards to all work undertaken.
    • dialogs Support all staff within your team and ensure targets/KPI’s are achieved.
    • dialogs Manage Health and Safety of external contractors on site when required and ensure those areas are clean and tidy upon completion.
    • dialogs Ensure all machinery/equipment meets site standards and all sub conditions are dealt with or escalated accordingly.
    • dialogs Control and manage the ordering and quantity of engineering spares to ensure effective stock levels.
    • dialogs Maintain excellent housekeeping standards across all engineering areas.
    • dialogs Communicate effectively across all levels of management and all departments in relation to any engineering activities and breakdowns.
  • Candidate requirements

    Qualifications: Completion of a 4-year approved technical training program with a Minimum of NVQ Level 3 or equivalent qualification in mechanical/electrical repair and maintenance and 2 years electrical/mechanical experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved including third and fourth year apprentices.

  • Experience

    • dialogs An experienced Engineer with a minimum of 5 years’ experience within a similar role.
    • dialogs Experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge

    • Have a solid understanding of operation/function and repair of all machinery on site and plant and associated equipment.
  • Skills

    • dialogs Excellent Organisational skills.
    • dialogs Good problem-solving abilities.
    • dialogs Good communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to take direction.
    • dialogs Ability to work well in a team.
    • dialogs Ability to challenge others in a professional and constructive manner.
    • dialogs Knowledge and experience in a food manufacturing environment an advantage, but not essential.
    • dialogs Understanding of Environmental requirements and responsibilities.
    • dialogs Knowledge and experience of Pirana (desirable).
  • To apply

    Please forward your CV to

    Note: some positions are hired on third-party payroll for the first few months to know more about you reach us on 01405 819213

Engineering Supervisor Job Description

  • dialogs The Engineering Supervisor will be responsible for a team of Multi-Skilled Engineers and Machine minders ensuring the site can achieve target output. You will be tasked to minimise downtime through ensuring regular maintenance of equipment.
  • dialogs Reporting directly into the Site Chief Engineer you will lead your team and contribute with all planned preventative maintenance across the site.
  • dialogs The Engineering Supervisor will ideally be multiskilled having a thorough understanding of both electrical and mechanical engineering, you will be working on several different machines and have a skillset and experience working with pneumatics, hydraulics, conveyors, gear boxes, valves etc. Ideally you will have the ability to fault find on PLC systems.
  • dialogs Working in collaboration with maintenance and operations you will play a pivotal role in achieving objectives on waste reduction, productivity output, quality and will play an instrumental part in promoting Health and Safety ensuring the working environment is safe.
  • Engineering Supervisor Responsibilities

    • dialogs Reporting directly into the Site Chief Engineer. The Engineering Supervisor will take responsibility for the coordination of the engineering and maintenance functions across the site.
    • dialogs The Engineering Supervisor will be responsible for supervising, planning and coordination of a team of multi skilled engineers, carrying out both electrical and mechanical work such as planned and reactive maintenance activities, reacting to breakdowns, finding out and eliminating the root-cause of problems and working on continuous improvement projects.
  • Experience

    • dialogs Overall supervisory responsibility of the engineering team across the site to ensure the highest level of operational efficiency form yourself and your team.
    • dialogs Assign general engineering and maintenance tasks to the team and follow up on their successful completion.
    • dialogs Follow a planned preventative maintenance (PPM) schedule for all plant, equipment and machinery.
    • dialogs Carry out PPMs and repairs in a safe and hygienic manner as stated within the company Quality Management System ensuring that operational efficiencies are not adversely affected.
    • dialogs Promptly respond to plant, equipment , machinery breakdown or fault to ensure minimal downtime on operations.
    • dialogs Undertake Root Cause Analysis on all failures and break downs to increase factory / plant equipment efficiency and availability.
    • dialogs Participate as required in the installation and commissioning of new plant, machinery and equipment.
    • dialogs Ensure tools, toolbox contents, parts and consumables are documented into and out of any food handling area.
    • dialogs Oversee engineering and service contractors for onsite compliance.
    • dialogs Be part of a call out rota to take a turn to be ‘on-call’ and ready to come into work if there’s a major problem.
    • dialogs Be prepared to undergo plant specific training if and when required
    • dialogs Work a varied shift pattern, covering production and non production hours.
    • dialogs Be responsible for any ad-hoc duties as and when required by Chief Engineer.
  • Health & Safety

    • dialogs To work safely at all times.
    • dialogs To ensure that safety and health of those that could be affected.
    • dialogs To ensure that machine and plant across the site is safely isolated or made safe as appropriate.
    • dialogs Promote a safe working environment by following best practice at all times.
    • dialogs Participate in regular checks and inspections of the workplace.
    • dialogs Comply with personal protective equipment (PPE) requirements
    • dialogs Actively engaged in risk assessments for HSE compliance and continuous improvement.
  • Communication

    • dialogs Continuous status update of all plant, equipment and machinery following PPM’s, Servicing, Repair or breakdown actions.
    • dialogs Liaise with Iqbal Production staff to minimize downtime.
    • dialogs Liaise with equipment manufacturers and suppliers at a technical level effectively communicating any concerns or queries.
  • Administrative Duties

    • dialogs Ensure that all tasks carried out within the PPM schedule, breakdowns and fault repairs are fully documented, recorded on Piranha Shire CMMS and filed. Including activity, repairs, equipment status and the use of consumables and parts.
    • dialogs Ensure any parts or consumables used are fully re-ordered, recorded for accountability, and replenishment.
    • dialogs Assist stores coordinator in identification of critical spares and suitable suppliers.
    • dialogs Maintaining control of the engineering spend.
    • dialogs Ensure engineering Computerised Maintenance Management systems is updated accurately and timely.
    • dialogs Monitor, manage and report on engineering team levels and holidays to ensure that there are sufficient engineering trades & machine minders to cover production and maintenance requirements.
    • dialogs Produce & maintain training records for engineers, machine minders and production staff who access machinery.
  • Skills & Experience

    • dialogs You will be a proven multi skilled Engineer with hands on maintenance experience, working on both electrical and mechanical equipment, gained in a high volume, FMCG / Fast paced food production environment.
    • dialogs Need to be proactive, flexible and excellent communicator.
    • dialogs At least five years of experience within a similar role.
    • dialogs Must have proven track record of fault finding.
    • dialogs Good communication skills to directly interact with internal and external clients at the appropriate technical level.
    • dialogs Ability to work individually within the engineering and operations team.
    • dialogs Experience of electrical, mechanical, refrigeration, hydraulics, pneumatics, and industrial facilities.
    • dialogs Experience of working with 3 phase, inverters, motors, mechanical automation assets, conveyors, pumps, compressors, condensers, DC current, abrasive wheels, dehydrators, PLC’s and PPMs.
    • dialogs Intermediate working knowledge of MS Office and data logging systems.
    • dialogs Mechanical / Electrical engineering qualifications to HNC level or equivalent.
    • dialogs Successful completion of an Engineering Apprenticeship.
  • To apply

    Please forward your CV to

    Note: some positions are hired on third-party payroll for the first few months to know more about you reach us on 01405 819213

Health and Safety Officer / Environment Officer (x2 vacancies)

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    Location : Thorne, Doncaster.
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    Salary : £35k + varies dependent on experience.
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    Working Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday
  • Role

    • We are seeking a dynamic and ambitious individual to work in a busy and expanding poultry processing facility. The ideal candidate will have experience in a processing plant, have a strong work ethic, and be willing to work long hours in a fast-paced environment. They should also be creative and have the ability to problem-solve. In regard to health, safety, and environmental issues at the site, they will act as the point of contact. To promote a safe workplace, they must support the further establishment of a safety culture.
  • Health & Safety

    • dialogs Coordinate site-wide activities to ensure Health & safety compliance with the use of the Bright Safe system provided by Croner.
    • dialogs Manage health and safety committee meetings for the site and develop the committee.
    • dialogs Create/update risk assessments, safe systems of work and safe working agreements/conditions for contractors.
    • dialogs Accident analysis, investigations, and proactive prevention measures.
    • dialogs Liaise with external parties (insurers/auditors/consultants/other stakeholders)
    • dialogs Facilitate the delivery of training as required (or arrange specific external courses)
    • dialogs Active safety auditing, reports, and statistical analysis for the site (including annual review safety report and statistics)
    • dialogs Lead on all matters regarding environmental compliance.
    • dialogs Oversee multiple H&S statutes and schemes relating to food manufacturing/slaughter.
    • dialogs Work with associated safety-related documentation for the site (e.g., labelling, packaging, customer/supplier questionnaires, website content)
    • dialogs Drive accountability for H&S across the site. Be the liaison points for the HSE and the Environment Agency
  • Environmental

    • dialogs Develop, and manage EHS systems and procedures.
    • dialogs Conduct risk assessments and enforce preventative measures.
    • dialogs Review existing policies and measures and update them according to legislation.
    • dialogs Initiate and organise EHS training of employees and executives.
    • dialogs Inspect equipment and machinery to observe possible unsafe conditions.
    • dialogs Investigate accidents or incidents to discover causes and handle worker's compensation claims.
    • dialogs Recommend solutions to issues, improvement opportunities, or new prevention measures
    • dialogs Report on EHS awareness, issues, and statistics.

    • dialogs Experience in a fast moving highly mechanised production environment highly desirable.
    • dialogs Proven health and safety management track record in a food / FMCG manufacturing environment. Experience in the meat processing sector is beneficial.
    • dialogs Experience in BRC audits and compliance
    • dialogs Excellent interpersonal skills/good communicator
    • dialogs Be visible across the site and engage well with all staff.
    • dialogs Excellent capability in Microsoft Office products
    • dialogs Excellent capability in Microsoft Office products
    • dialogs Ability to act professionally and discreetly.
    • dialogs Ability to multi-task and manage own workload.
    • dialogs Flexible - able to work under pressure and handle multiple projects.
    • dialogs Excellent attention to detail

    • dialogs NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Safety & Health or keen to obtain this.
    • dialogs And/or IEMA certificate.
    • dialogs Other transferable work experience
    • dialogs First Aid at Work Certificate beneficial
  • What do we offer?

    • dialogs Competitive rates of pay.
    • dialogs Career progress and study support
    • dialogs Company pension
    • dialogs Free onsite parking
    • dialogs Company-paid Insurance cover
    • dialogs Exclusive offer and employee benefits
  • Interested?

    To apply or request further information, please email Your resume to

    Closing Date:8th March 2024