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Line Performance Engineer

Line Performance Engineer

Wisbech, GB, PE13 2RG

Wisbech, GB, PE13 2RG

Position Snapshot

Nestlé Purina 

Line Performance Engineer

Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

From £35,000 up £49,000 depending on experience (including shift premium) + additional benefits

Relocation may be considered, please highlight during the next stage in the process

Position Summary

Are you currently a Maintenance, Shift or Reliability Engineer who is looking to share your skill-set in a role that offers an opportunity for you to shine? Are you keen to make your mark in your next career step? Then this could be the role you’re looking for.


We are now looking for Line Performance Engineers to help deliver the maintenance strategy for our Purina factory in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire.At Purina PetCare, we're passionately committed to helping pets enjoy happier, healthier and longer lives because we're pet owners too.
Our Wisbech factory makes some of the UK’s most well known and much
loved brands, such as Felix, Winalot, Gourmet, and Purina ONE, and is constantly developing to meet the changing needs of our consumers. All this happens in a vibrant and historic market town known as the capital of the Fens. For a town with a rich history it also has a strong vision for the future with continued investment planned to ensure Wisbech remains a great place to live, work and visit.


Manufacturing in Nestlé is all about ensuring the consumer receives a perfect quality product, at the right time and place whilst driving losses from our business in order to maximise efficiency & productivity.


This is particularly critical as we continue our journey towards being a LEAN Enterprise. This is the biggest change in the way we work that Nestlé have ever seen. It’s worldwide. It is exciting. You could play a key part in it. 

A day in the life of a Engineer

Here at Purina we are moving to a line centric approach to help create efficiencies with our production. This role is a key role for the factory; responsible for a defined set of production assets in terms of the engineering strategy to support in driving your area to world class performance levels in safety, quality, cost and service.
 

Key responsibilities:
• To maintain the basic condition of the machines within their line and perform improvement activities, as well as repairing breakdowns
• As required, to run machines within your line whilst always been proactive and looking for faults.
• Driving a safe culture and eliminate safety risks
• Ensuring that all products are manufactured according to quality standards
• Empowering and inspiring people by supporting the line team and developing their capability.
• Participate and support the Autonomous and Maintenance Working Groups to drive improvement through the implementation of following tools: inspections, abnormalities identification, centre lining, breakdown analysis, preventive and predictive maintenance.

 

What Will Make You Successful

To be successful in this key role we expect you to ideally have experience working in a FMCG manufacturing maintenance environment maybe as a Shift Engineer or a Maintenance Engineer and have strong service orientation amongst internal stakeholders with lots of proactive initiative and passion for continuous improvement.


Other key attributes we are looking for are:
• Ideally educated to apprenticeship level or hold a recognised engineering qualification.
• Demonstrate mechanical comprehension & food safety/Food handling awareness.
• Ability to understand and adhere to strict hygiene rules.
• Experience in Planned Preventative asset Maintenance.
• Experience in Root Cause Analysis tools/problem solving methodology.
• Understanding of Lean manufacturing tools including TPM.
• Demonstrates understanding of Continuous Improvement and cost awareness.
• Data analysis and understanding of performance indicators.
• Demonstrate that you are a real team player.

What you need to know

 

What can we offer in return? Great benefits you’d expect from a business the size of Nestlé – in the shape of a competitive salary and benefits package, bonus scheme, pension scheme and a real focus on personal development and growth. This position is a shift based role and operates a 4 on 4 off approach including both day and night shift working.


We will be considering candidates as they apply and we will occasionally close job advertisements early in the event we receive sufficient applicants, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.

 

At Nestlé, our values are rooted in respect – for our employees, our customers and our consumers.  That’s why championing diversity and inclusion is so important to us; when we embrace different perspectives and give everyone the chance to be the best they can be, we can think in new, creative ways that grow and enhance our business. We are committed to equal opportunity for all and we may collect relevant data for monitoring purposes during our candidate registration process.  Be yourself, everyone else is taken!

To find out more about PURINA please visit: www.purina.co.uk
 

Position Snapshot

Nestlé Purina 

Line Performance Engineer

Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

From £35,000 up £49,000 depending on experience (including shift premium) + additional benefits

Relocation may be considered, please highlight during the next stage in the process

Position Summary

Are you currently a Maintenance, Shift or Reliability Engineer who is looking to share your skill-set in a role that offers an opportunity for you to shine? Are you keen to make your mark in your next career step? Then this could be the role you’re looking for.


We are now looking for Line Performance Engineers to help deliver the maintenance strategy for our Purina factory in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire.At Purina PetCare, we're passionately committed to helping pets enjoy happier, healthier and longer lives because we're pet owners too.
Our Wisbech factory makes some of the UK’s most well known and much
loved brands, such as Felix, Winalot, Gourmet, and Purina ONE, and is constantly developing to meet the changing needs of our consumers. All this happens in a vibrant and historic market town known as the capital of the Fens. For a town with a rich history it also has a strong vision for the future with continued investment planned to ensure Wisbech remains a great place to live, work and visit.


Manufacturing in Nestlé is all about ensuring the consumer receives a perfect quality product, at the right time and place whilst driving losses from our business in order to maximise efficiency & productivity.


This is particularly critical as we continue our journey towards being a LEAN Enterprise. This is the biggest change in the way we work that Nestlé have ever seen. It’s worldwide. It is exciting. You could play a key part in it. 

A day in the life of a Engineer

Here at Purina we are moving to a line centric approach to help create efficiencies with our production. This role is a key role for the factory; responsible for a defined set of production assets in terms of the engineering strategy to support in driving your area to world class performance levels in safety, quality, cost and service.
 

Key responsibilities:
• To maintain the basic condition of the machines within their line and perform improvement activities, as well as repairing breakdowns
• As required, to run machines within your line whilst always been proactive and looking for faults.
• Driving a safe culture and eliminate safety risks
• Ensuring that all products are manufactured according to quality standards
• Empowering and inspiring people by supporting the line team and developing their capability.
• Participate and support the Autonomous and Maintenance Working Groups to drive improvement through the implementation of following tools: inspections, abnormalities identification, centre lining, breakdown analysis, preventive and predictive maintenance.

 

What Will Make You Successful

To be successful in this key role we expect you to ideally have experience working in a FMCG manufacturing maintenance environment maybe as a Shift Engineer or a Maintenance Engineer and have strong service orientation amongst internal stakeholders with lots of proactive initiative and passion for continuous improvement.


Other key attributes we are looking for are:
• Ideally educated to apprenticeship level or hold a recognised engineering qualification.
• Demonstrate mechanical comprehension & food safety/Food handling awareness.
• Ability to understand and adhere to strict hygiene rules.
• Experience in Planned Preventative asset Maintenance.
• Experience in Root Cause Analysis tools/problem solving methodology.
• Understanding of Lean manufacturing tools including TPM.
• Demonstrates understanding of Continuous Improvement and cost awareness.
• Data analysis and understanding of performance indicators.
• Demonstrate that you are a real team player.

What you need to know

 

What can we offer in return? Great benefits you’d expect from a business the size of Nestlé – in the shape of a competitive salary and benefits package, bonus scheme, pension scheme and a real focus on personal development and growth. This position is a shift based role and operates a 4 on 4 off approach including both day and night shift working.


We will be considering candidates as they apply and we will occasionally close job advertisements early in the event we receive sufficient applicants, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.

 

At Nestlé, our values are rooted in respect – for our employees, our customers and our consumers.  That’s why championing diversity and inclusion is so important to us; when we embrace different perspectives and give everyone the chance to be the best they can be, we can think in new, creative ways that grow and enhance our business. We are committed to equal opportunity for all and we may collect relevant data for monitoring purposes during our candidate registration process.  Be yourself, everyone else is taken!

To find out more about PURINA please visit: www.purina.co.uk
 

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