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Production Engineering Section Manager Nights

Location:
Telford
Date Posted:
08 Oct 2019
Reference:
PESM-TEL-NIGH
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Production Engineering Section Manager Nights
 Do you have experience of working with leading edge technology? Want to lead a high performing, autonomous team? Do you have an Engineering or Operations qualification at HNC level or equivalent?
We are looking for Production Engineering Section Managers to join our Telford site to take ownership of our new, state of the art investment. You will lead a high performing team that maintains world class efficiencies and manufactures quality products.
As a member of this newly formed team, you will provide an effective proactive operational service utilising modern maintenance techniques to enable production efficiencies and cost targets to be exceeded.
 
Purpose of the role
The Production Engineering Section Manager will manage the team to ensure high performance, achieving departmental KPI targets and to deliver service excellence.
 
Your key responsibilities will include:
• Identify and resolve health and safety issues
• Ensure all food safety procedures are adhered to
• Raw material planning versus customer demand
• Identify strategy for maintenance and improvement of departmental equipment
• Utilise the Computerised Maintenance Management System to generate reports to drive Continuous Improvements
• Collate equipment history and performance information
• Perform first line maintenance and machine condition appraisals
• Conduct root cause analysis
• Liaise with OEM’s to organise service visits as appropriate
• Support GMP and best practice maintenance management
 
What we are looking for:
• HNC or equivalent in an Ops or Engineering discipline with Minimum 5 yrs experience
• Quality Assurance (HACCP, COSHH, LOLER, SCADA)
• Innovation and Problem Solving
• Organisational and Time Management Skills
• Understanding of modern Maintenance Techniques
• Planning
• Continuous Improvement and Innovation
• Managing change
• Accountability for Results
 
A little about us:
We are a leading supplier of chicken, turkey and duck products into an impressive range of customers in the UK retail and food service sectors. We are a fully integrated business controlling the whole product supply chain, which include feed mills, farms, hatcheries and factories with associated transport and logistics functions that employ more than 6000 people.
The growth of our business is based on providing a high quality, affordable product and delivering great service levels to our customers. This is achieved by investing in people, utilising the latest technology and being uncompromising in our commitment to high quality and food standards.
 
What’s in it for you?
We are committed to making sure our employees reap the rewards of commitment and great performance. You will enjoy a secure, supportive and progressive working environment, where your contribution and achievements will be recognised and rewarded.
We offer comprehensive training as well as development and career progression opportunities. You can also look forward to benefits that amongst other things include the following:
• 33 Days Holiday
• 6% Pension
• Private Medical Care
• Life Insurance
If you’re ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today!
Join us as our new Production Engineering Section Manager and start a long and rewarding career with Avara Foods.
 
We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

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