Engineering Shift Lead - Electrical Engineer (FMCG/Packaging)

Job Title: Engineering Shift Lead - Electrical Engineer (FMCG/Packaging)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Irlam, Greater Manchester
Salary: Up to £48025 per annum + Fantastic Contractual Benefits
Reference: J909236_1627052413
Contact Name: Kelly Newell
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 23, 2021 16:00

Job Description

Engineering Shift Lead - Electrical Engineer (FMCG/Packaging)


Nights (4 on 4 off)


We have an exciting opportunity available for an Engineering Shift Coordinator to join our clients team based in Irlam, Manchester. This is a permanent role on one of their night shifts, working 42 hours per week, 4 on 4 off 12 hour shifts (6pm-6am)

Our client is a well-established premier independent UK supplier of wine and spirits specialising in providing a complete category solution.

The Engineering Shift Lead Role

To support and assist the Engineering Shift Manager in achieving the departments daily targets, whiles ensuring the department contributes effectively to the manufacturing function achieving overall KPI's. The Engineering Shift Coordinator will assist the Shift Manager with the effective and efficient maintenance and operation of plant, machinery and services and the proficient management of engineering staff on shift, to enable the production unit to operate within budget and to production targets and product quality standards.

Key responsibilities as our Engineering Shift Lead will include:

Overseeing and carrying out effective changeovers to the adherence of the Change over procedure
Monitoring and recording performance of changeovers
Carrying out training and skill assessments during changeovers
Liaising Planning, Production and Quality departments during line handovers
Developing change over procedures, tooling and department skills to maximize the effectiveness of change overs
Ensuring product is bottled to the highest possible quality standards and complies with all Customs & Excise trading standards requirements and meets the needs of the customers specifications and time requirements.
Assisting the Engineering Shift Manager in the management and control of costs in line with budgeted requirements and to deputise in his absence
Maximising production output through effective rectification of machine faults, preventative maintenance work and continuous improvement activities
Identifying, planning and implementing a continuous training and development program in line with IIP principles, which enhances process departmental and people skills
Recommending, supporting and introducing improvement initiatives to improve departmental, team and individual performance and efficiencies.
Ensuring all documentation and recording 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 and by the implementation and auditing of risk assessments controls and HACCP

Skills required as our Engineering Shift Lead

A recognised indentured apprenticeship followed by several years experience within a packaging industry
Experience of good manufacturing practices and modern manufacturing techniques and implementation of systems and procedures for improved manufacturing performance
A minimum of 5 years employment in a related field and have a comprehensive knowledge of most plant and procedures
Effective Communication
Practical Interpersonal Skills
Multi- skilling
Computer Knowledge to include the use of SAP is desirable
People Management Skills

Benefits of becoming our Engineering Shift Lead

- Annual bonus scheme - Discretionary based on KPI's

- Training and development

- 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

- Company day holiday

- Vouchers and wine at Christmas

- Staff Discounted Shop

- Free on-site car parking

How To Apply

Please click on the link to apply ensuring all of your contact details and information are thoroughly up to date.

I look forward to receiving your application.



Kelly Newell

Manufacturing Divisional Manager

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