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Mechanical Shift Technician

Mechanical Shift Technician

Position Snapshot

 

Shift Technician


Nestlé


Dalston, Cumbria 


4 on, 4 off. 2 days 2 nights shift pattern


£48,091.32  (inclusive of shift allowance and contractual overtime)

Position Summary

 

We’re looking for a Shift Technician based at our Dalston factory in North West England. 


Nestlé Dalston Factory in Cumbria is the European Centre for cappuccino and creamers producing a range of beverage products. These are produced through a highly automated PLC controlled process plant and automated filling and packing lines. It is continually developing and expanding leading brands such as Nescafé, Aero Hot Chocolate and Coffeemate.

 

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. 
 

A day in the life of a Shift Technician

 

As a shift technician, you will be a key point of contact for all technical matters on shift across the whole factory.


You will be working to drive improvements in the performance of machinery and assets, technically supporting the shift leader and developing the technical skills within the engineering and operational teams.


The factory is moving forward with continuous improvement principles and actively developing TPM processes so it’s an exciting time to be involved, and it is expected that you will play a key part in the move from reactive to proactive maintenance.


•    To work as part of the technical team throughout the shift ensuring work is prioritised in accordance with production plans, schedules and engineering requirements and carry out a comprehensive handover.
•    Responding to breakdowns within the plant, maximising production output and ensuring the smooth flow of the operation.
•    Looking after all aspects of cost, efficiency, quality and maintenance activities including administration.
•    Contributing to the upkeep of all relevant technical documentation.
•    Participating and positively contributing to site initiatives as requested to include HACCP, ISO9002, CDM etc.
•    Raising purchase orders where required, liaising with the Maintenance co-ordinator to ensure that appropriate stock levels are maintained within budgetary constraints. 
•    Support lead technician to complete remedial actions from Compliance audits.

 

What will make you successful

 

You will have excellent engineering ability along with initiative and attention to detail. Experience of modern manufacturing techniques such as 5S, LEAN and TPM would be ideal.

 

You will also have:

 

•    Minimum NVQ Level 3 (Ideally HNC/ Level 4) or equivalent experience in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering time served apprenticeship.
•    Be able to demonstrate skills working on pneumatics systems, process equipment including gearboxes drives, pumps, valves, and also/or packaging equipment.
•    Possess a logical fault-finding approach to breakdowns.
•    Be able to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders
•    Demonstrate a sense of urgency whilst never compromising safety or product quality.

 

What you need to know

 

The closing date for this role is 26th October 2021

 

This is a full-time permanent opportunity and the working hours are varied day and night 12-hour shifts.
What can we offer in return?


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!


Right to work in the UK  

 

In accordance with Home Office guidance successful candidates will be required to evidence their right to work in the UK before commencement of employment. The successful candidate therefore must be able to demonstrate their right to work status for the UK during the recruitment process. We have assessed this role and it could be applicable for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route. If you do not have the right to work in the UK and you are unable to gain this independently, we may be able to provide sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route in line with the Home office guidelines. We encourage you to review the UK Home Office guidelines ahead of submitting a job application to review whether you meet the eligibility criteria under the Skilled Worker route and understand the immigration fees that you would be responsible for when making a visa application. If you require sponsorship, please discuss this with us as part of the recruitment process. 
 

Position Snapshot

 

Shift Technician


Nestlé


Dalston, Cumbria 


4 on, 4 off. 2 days 2 nights shift pattern


£48,091.32  (inclusive of shift allowance and contractual overtime)

Position Summary

 

We’re looking for a Shift Technician based at our Dalston factory in North West England. 


Nestlé Dalston Factory in Cumbria is the European Centre for cappuccino and creamers producing a range of beverage products. These are produced through a highly automated PLC controlled process plant and automated filling and packing lines. It is continually developing and expanding leading brands such as Nescafé, Aero Hot Chocolate and Coffeemate.

 

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. 
 

A day in the life of a Shift Technician

 

As a shift technician, you will be a key point of contact for all technical matters on shift across the whole factory.


You will be working to drive improvements in the performance of machinery and assets, technically supporting the shift leader and developing the technical skills within the engineering and operational teams.


The factory is moving forward with continuous improvement principles and actively developing TPM processes so it’s an exciting time to be involved, and it is expected that you will play a key part in the move from reactive to proactive maintenance.


•    To work as part of the technical team throughout the shift ensuring work is prioritised in accordance with production plans, schedules and engineering requirements and carry out a comprehensive handover.
•    Responding to breakdowns within the plant, maximising production output and ensuring the smooth flow of the operation.
•    Looking after all aspects of cost, efficiency, quality and maintenance activities including administration.
•    Contributing to the upkeep of all relevant technical documentation.
•    Participating and positively contributing to site initiatives as requested to include HACCP, ISO9002, CDM etc.
•    Raising purchase orders where required, liaising with the Maintenance co-ordinator to ensure that appropriate stock levels are maintained within budgetary constraints. 
•    Support lead technician to complete remedial actions from Compliance audits.

 

What will make you successful

 

You will have excellent engineering ability along with initiative and attention to detail. Experience of modern manufacturing techniques such as 5S, LEAN and TPM would be ideal.

 

You will also have:

 

•    Minimum NVQ Level 3 (Ideally HNC/ Level 4) or equivalent experience in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering time served apprenticeship.
•    Be able to demonstrate skills working on pneumatics systems, process equipment including gearboxes drives, pumps, valves, and also/or packaging equipment.
•    Possess a logical fault-finding approach to breakdowns.
•    Be able to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders
•    Demonstrate a sense of urgency whilst never compromising safety or product quality.

 

What you need to know

 

The closing date for this role is 26th October 2021

 

This is a full-time permanent opportunity and the working hours are varied day and night 12-hour shifts.
What can we offer in return?


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!


Right to work in the UK  

 

In accordance with Home Office guidance successful candidates will be required to evidence their right to work in the UK before commencement of employment. The successful candidate therefore must be able to demonstrate their right to work status for the UK during the recruitment process. We have assessed this role and it could be applicable for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route. If you do not have the right to work in the UK and you are unable to gain this independently, we may be able to provide sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route in line with the Home office guidelines. We encourage you to review the UK Home Office guidelines ahead of submitting a job application to review whether you meet the eligibility criteria under the Skilled Worker route and understand the immigration fees that you would be responsible for when making a visa application. If you require sponsorship, please discuss this with us as part of the recruitment process. 
 

Dalston, CU, GB, CA5 7NH

Dalston, CU, GB, CA5 7NH

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