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Day Shift Technician

Day Shift Technician

Position Snapshot 

Business area: Nestle Beverages
Job Title: Day Shift Technician

Location: Dalston, Cumbria

Shift – Monday-Friday 8am-4pm

Salary: £38,837 + potential bonus + other fantastic benefits

 

Although this is a full-time permanent opportunity, please speak to us about what flexibility means to you as we are always open to discuss individual’s flexible working needs, don’t let this stop you from applying.

 

Position Summary

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Day shift technician, to join our team based at our Beverage factory in Dalston. You will support the factory in ensuring timely and efficient completion of maintenance and compliance-driven tasks and management of a small industrial services team who support the business across the whole site. 

 

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. The factory is moving forward with continuous improvement principles and actively developing Lean/TPM processes so it’s an exciting time to be involved. 

 

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 Day 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 strong 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:

  • Be educated to HNC or equivalent experience in an Engineering time served apprenticeship.
  • Be able to demonstrate skills working on pneumatics systems, process equipment including gearboxes drives, pumps, valves, and/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.

This opportunity provides development individually and as part of a highly skilled team as well as giving someone the opportunity to make a real impact. 

 

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, flexible working scheme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays plus flex leave, pension scheme and a real focus on personal development and growth.

 

Job advert closing date: 26/07/2024

 

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. When we embrace diversity 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. People of all gender identities, ethnically diverse individuals, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBT+ community are strongly encouraged to apply. If there is anything we can do to accommodate you to participate fully in the application process, please let us know. We take pride in championing inclusion and diversity, our people make up a number of Colleague Networks who represent different experiences and communities who hold us accountable in creating a sense of belonging for all, and our values create the conditions for us to respect the unique contribution you bring. Find out more about our Colleague Networks here: Diversity, equity and inclusion | Nestlé (nestle.co.uk)

 

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!

Position Snapshot 

Business area: Nestle Beverages
Job Title: Day Shift Technician

Location: Dalston, Cumbria

Shift – Monday-Friday 8am-4pm

Salary: £38,837 + potential bonus + other fantastic benefits

 

Although this is a full-time permanent opportunity, please speak to us about what flexibility means to you as we are always open to discuss individual’s flexible working needs, don’t let this stop you from applying.

 

Position Summary

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Day shift technician, to join our team based at our Beverage factory in Dalston. You will support the factory in ensuring timely and efficient completion of maintenance and compliance-driven tasks and management of a small industrial services team who support the business across the whole site. 

 

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. The factory is moving forward with continuous improvement principles and actively developing Lean/TPM processes so it’s an exciting time to be involved. 

 

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 Day 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 strong 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:

  • Be educated to HNC or equivalent experience in an Engineering time served apprenticeship.
  • Be able to demonstrate skills working on pneumatics systems, process equipment including gearboxes drives, pumps, valves, and/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.

This opportunity provides development individually and as part of a highly skilled team as well as giving someone the opportunity to make a real impact. 

 

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, flexible working scheme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays plus flex leave, pension scheme and a real focus on personal development and growth.

 

Job advert closing date: 26/07/2024

 

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. When we embrace diversity 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. People of all gender identities, ethnically diverse individuals, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBT+ community are strongly encouraged to apply. If there is anything we can do to accommodate you to participate fully in the application process, please let us know. We take pride in championing inclusion and diversity, our people make up a number of Colleague Networks who represent different experiences and communities who hold us accountable in creating a sense of belonging for all, and our values create the conditions for us to respect the unique contribution you bring. Find out more about our Colleague Networks here: Diversity, equity and inclusion | Nestlé (nestle.co.uk)

 

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!

Dalston, CU, GB, CA5 7NH

Dalston, CU, GB, CA5 7NH

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