The Role

Here at Hain Daniels we currently recruiting for a Shift Engineer at our Fakenham site in Norfolk. As a Shift Engineer you will be a key player in the operational team ensuring optimum production asset availability through development and implementation of action plans to address root cause of all failures. You will be required to work a 4 on 4 off rotating day and night shift pattern.  Offering a competitive rate that offers an additional shift premium on top of your base rate.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that performance of plant is maintained at agreed levels – aim of 100%.

  • Plan and complete tasks for self from PPM and Manufacturers schedules.

  • Support production, with ideas and initiative’s  to optimise line efficiency.

  • Encourage an open communication culture between departments. (Engineering, Technical, Production, Planning , NPD, and  Hygiene.

  • To be a role model for the Operatives in assisting and driving the agreed standards with shift and site managers

  • Planned maintenance tasks including daily checks:

  • Checks include start up, line set (safety, operations, technical and engineering), routine maintenance in accordance with manufacturer’s schedules, complete relevant documentation in accordance with Company policies and procedures.

  • Communicate requirements or issues to the relevant personnel. Production planning technical

  • Receive, prioritise, and complete work orders: Receive work orders from various departments (technical, production, etc.).  Provide feedback to relevant personnel on issues and/or completion of tasks. Assist with Instruction and demonstration of efficient machine operation with production ,hygiene and technical as required

What you will need for the role / what it will take

  • Relevant Engineering qualifications(Electrical Mechanical Engineering, health & safety, etc.)

  • Experience of FMCG operations, computer literate with experience Microsoft Office programs. 

  • PLC fault finding/diagnosticsalong with a strong health and safety ethic and HACCP would be beneficial.

  • Strong communications skills, able to work within a team, or on own initiative with a positive can-do attitude.

  • You will need to work rotating shifts, days and nights, 6am - 6pm then 6pm - 6am 

About Us / what we do:

At our Fakenham Site, Norfolk, we are a dedicated meat free site. We produce vegetarian products under our Linda McCartney Food brand. Linda McCartney was an original food pioneer – she believed in great tasting, honest, meat-free food. Those involved in the brand today, including the McCartney family, are just as dedicated now, to sharing Linda’s passion for wholesome cooking, and go to great lengths to make sure our recipes are always delicious and satisfying.

Why join us?

At Hain Daniels we’ve developed a real recipe for success: we create tasty food and drinks with goodness at their core, and work with some incredible brands whose ethos is the same as ours. At the core of everything we do are our people: without them, we simply wouldn’t be a market-leading food and drink specialist.

The typical Hain Daniels employee is friendly, hard-working and passionate about what they do. And by showing such commitment to us, we reward our team members with a lovely place to work and the chance to achieve their potential; with plenty of opportunities for personal development. We offer generous pay and a genuine opportunity to help the business grow.