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Shift Maintenance Engineer/ Line Performance Engineer

Shift Maintenance Engineer/ Line Performance Engineer

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Position Snapshot

Nestlé Purina 
Line Performance Engineer 
Sudbury, Suffolk
Salary up to £49,000 (including shift premium) depending on skill level + additional benefits

Multi-skilled and Mechanical or Electrical bias roles available.

Position Summary

 

We are now looking for a Skilled Shift Maintenance Engineer, known internally as a Line Performance Engineer to help deliver the reliability strategy for our Purina factory in Sudbury, Suffolk. Ideally this would be a multiskilled engineer with a proven track record or a single skilled engineer willing to develop their career further. 

 

We are keen to speak to those who have operational experience supporting and running a line whilst using your engineering skills to implement corrective and preventative maintenance.

 

At Nestlé PURINA Pet Care, we're passionately committed to helping pets enjoy happier, healthier, and longer lives because we're pet owners too. As a world leading company in pet care and nutrition, Nestlé PURINA has been helping pet’s live healthy, happy lives for over 85 years. We are proud to produce some of the UK’s best loved brands including BAKERS®, GO-CAT® and ONE® trusted and bought by millions of pet owners.

 

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 Line Performance Engineer

 

Here at Purina we have moved to a 24/7-line centric approach to help drive efficiencies within 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. 

Other key responsibilities:


•    Depending on the plan for your shift performing 1 of the following roles. Breakdown engineer 1 or 2, performing planned maintenance task’s or Cell related duties. 
•    To maintain the basic condition of the machines within their line and perform improvement activities, as well as repairing breakdowns. 
•    Empowering and inspiring people by supporting the line team and developing their capability, alongside running the key business lines to achieve this and to build the knowledge of how the lines operate to support cell related duties and deliver the daily plan.
•    Driving a safe culture and eliminate safety risks.
•    Ensuring that all products are manufactured according to quality standards.
•    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.
•    Drive continuous excellence and continuous improvements in the key operational business processes throughout manufacturing.


 

What will make you successful

 

To be successful in this key role we expect you to ideally have experience working in a FMCG manufacturing environment maybe as a Technician, 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 NVQ 3 or hold a recognised engineering qualification. 
•    Multiskilled engineer or single skilled and willing to develop will be considered.
•    Ability to run operational lines whilst making incremental engineering improvements to drive reliability is a key experience we require.
•    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.


The closing date for this role is 20th July 2022.


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


 
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. 

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Position Snapshot

Nestlé Purina 
Line Performance Engineer 
Sudbury, Suffolk
Salary up to £49,000 (including shift premium) depending on skill level + additional benefits

Multi-skilled and Mechanical or Electrical bias roles available.

Position Summary

 

We are now looking for a Skilled Shift Maintenance Engineer, known internally as a Line Performance Engineer to help deliver the reliability strategy for our Purina factory in Sudbury, Suffolk. Ideally this would be a multiskilled engineer with a proven track record or a single skilled engineer willing to develop their career further. 

 

We are keen to speak to those who have operational experience supporting and running a line whilst using your engineering skills to implement corrective and preventative maintenance.

 

At Nestlé PURINA Pet Care, we're passionately committed to helping pets enjoy happier, healthier, and longer lives because we're pet owners too. As a world leading company in pet care and nutrition, Nestlé PURINA has been helping pet’s live healthy, happy lives for over 85 years. We are proud to produce some of the UK’s best loved brands including BAKERS®, GO-CAT® and ONE® trusted and bought by millions of pet owners.

 

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 Line Performance Engineer

 

Here at Purina we have moved to a 24/7-line centric approach to help drive efficiencies within 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. 

Other key responsibilities:


•    Depending on the plan for your shift performing 1 of the following roles. Breakdown engineer 1 or 2, performing planned maintenance task’s or Cell related duties. 
•    To maintain the basic condition of the machines within their line and perform improvement activities, as well as repairing breakdowns. 
•    Empowering and inspiring people by supporting the line team and developing their capability, alongside running the key business lines to achieve this and to build the knowledge of how the lines operate to support cell related duties and deliver the daily plan.
•    Driving a safe culture and eliminate safety risks.
•    Ensuring that all products are manufactured according to quality standards.
•    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.
•    Drive continuous excellence and continuous improvements in the key operational business processes throughout manufacturing.


 

What will make you successful

 

To be successful in this key role we expect you to ideally have experience working in a FMCG manufacturing environment maybe as a Technician, 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 NVQ 3 or hold a recognised engineering qualification. 
•    Multiskilled engineer or single skilled and willing to develop will be considered.
•    Ability to run operational lines whilst making incremental engineering improvements to drive reliability is a key experience we require.
•    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.


The closing date for this role is 20th July 2022.


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


 
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. 

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Sudbury, GB, CO10 2XD

Sudbury, GB, CO10 2XD

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