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Engineering Team Leader
East Midlands - The Pizza Factory, Nottingham NG2 1LT

4 Ingredients. 2 Sisters. 1 Amazing Opportunity.
Role:  Engineering Team Leader.  Rotating Mon to Thurs followed by Tues to Fri and alternative weekends.  Full details will be given at interview stage  
Location: The Pizza Factory, Nottingham
Salary: Competitive

It takes more than a certain something to create one of the UK’s biggest and brightest food companies. It takes the four magical ingredients of entrepreneurial spirit, the ability to make things happen with agility and pace, the motivation to thrive on challenge - and the desire to lead the food industry.

In just 20 years, the 2 Sisters Food Group has grown to become a 23,000-strong team that creates a mind-boggling array of the finest food, from pizzas, pies and puddings, to ready meals, red meats and soups. 

And we’re built on people like you: an experienced Engineering Team Leader who has what it takes to make an impact in the Meal Solutions division, which produces a range of products including bread rolls, ready meals, soups, sandwiches, pizzas and sushi. This site produces a breath-taking 1 million pizzas a week for leading high street retailers including M&S and Asda.
About the Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Engineering Team Leader join the Engineering division of our award winning Pizza Factory in Nottingham.  This opportunity will offer you the chance to build upon your current knowledge within a fast paced state of the art food production facility. 
As Engineering Team Leader you will report to the Maintenance Manager and lead a team of 8 Engineers and a site handyman. You’ll be an integral part of a team that keeps the production area running. You will be a key member of the operational team looking to drive continuous improvement reducing down time and improving overall equipment effectiveness
Your duties will include (but not limited to); overseeing the maintenance of production, packaging and wrapping machinery. You will lead and direct planned and preventative maintenance checks, react to production breakdowns and also undertake regular machinery inspections. You will be proactive and understand the financial implications of keeping the production lines moving and keeping breakdowns to an absolute minimum.   You will complete maintenance and engineering paperwork to high levels, therefore excellent PC skills are a must to achieve in this role. You will look at on-going maintenance pinch points and carry out Root Cause Analysis reports where needed. You will look to improve production my implementing Lean Manufacturing and Continues Improvement procedures. You will be an excellent communicator, lead from the front and by example and look to motivate others around you. 

As Engineering Team Leader you will be customer focused and understand the customers’ needs better than anybody else. You will strive to improve production, quality and service for internal and external stakeholders and look to enhance working relationships across the site.  You will demonstrate high levels of commercial, resilience and analytical skills – with a never give up approach.

About You

Can you do it?  Yes you can, if you’re fanatical about food, thrive under pressure and have the can-do spirit that’s created our success. Bring those qualities, coupled with self-motivation and desire to make this role your own.
You will be…
  • An apprentice trained engineer who’s worked their way up from the tools and into a Team Leader/Management position.
  • Ideally from a food production background or alternatively an FMCG environment
  • Commercially aware – control and management of a weekly engineering budget
  • Experience of drives and invertors.
  • Full understanding of Food Safety standards
  • Strong planner and delegator
  • Fully conversant of Health & Safety legislations
  • Able to prepare detailed inspection reports
  • Excellent team motivator with a “in this together“ approach
  • Results and KPI driven
  • Analytical and good eye for detail
  • Able to prioritise workloads
  • Good communicator
  • Personable - outgoing and able to build trusting relationships with site colleagues and stakeholders.
We will help you achieve your goals by continuous professional development and genuine career progression opportunities.

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