Here at Hain Daniels we're currently recruiting for an Engineering Team Leader. You will lead and support a team in ensuring maximum utilisation of resources and equipment to achieve efficient production of Right First Time products - this is to be achieved within the Company quality, safety and environmental frameworks whilst developing a culture of team working and continuous improvement.

*4 on 4 off days and nights*

Key Responsibilities:

  • Development and implementation of action plans to address root cause of all failures.

  • Supervising assigned teams of engineers in their daily duties, managing :  safety, hygiene, housekeeping, discipline, absence and sickness, holidays, training, communication, organisation and planning of workload.

  • Ensuring that engineers/contractors working under their direct and indirect supervision undertake that work in a safe, hygienic and efficient manner, which conforms to company standards and any legislation.

  • Being first point of call for engineers under their supervision out side of normal working hours, for which a mobile phone will be supplied

  • Managing contractors visiting or working onsite, including permit to work, contractor induction, risk assessments and method statement.

  • Supporting and driving continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Being responsible for attending to breakdowns promptly and ensuring all work orders and planned maintenance tasks are completed, delivering training and support to move towards minor maintenance tasks being undertaken by operator level functions.

  • Working with departmental leaders and others developing a pride in the work areas keeping them clean, tidy and ensuring works do not compromise quality or safety.

  • Promoting team work across all functions including production, technical and new product development.

  • Supporting all aspects of the operation to ensure products are manufactured in a safe, hygienic, and efficient manner.

  • Ensuring individual accountability for best practise and keeping skills up to date through analysis of Training requirements of individual team members and OTIF Joint Agreement documentation.

  • Carrying out any other duties as reasonably requested by the Engineering or Maintenance Managers, production or shift managers or other members of the site management team.

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

  • Food manufacturing experience within an FMCG environment

  • Computer literate with experience Microsoft Office programs. Pirana CMMS.

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

  • Strong communication and organisational skills with ownership and accountability able to work within a team and on own initiative, mentor and coach team members with a positive can-do attitude.

  • Willingness to learn new skills and refresh existing skills

About Us / what we do:

At our Fakenham Site, Norfolk, we are a dedicated plant based 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.