Responsible for the safe and ongoing maintenance of the production machinery. You are required to understand the Engineering and Maintenance department in depth so you can lead by example and to mentor junior engineers and members of the brewing & packaging teams. Your focus must be to support the production departments to maintain optimum efficiency and the highest quality.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
To ensure health and safety standards are met both personally and amongst all members of the shift team. Showing a proactive attitude towards creating a safe working environment.
confidence and encourage creativity in troubleshooting across all production equipment, implementing improvements which will avoid any similar repeat problems and briefing the team.
To manage and complete planned maintenance on all equipment in a speedy and effective manner, ensuring all faults detected are picked up with shift leads and followed up on with repairs or alterations.
Ability to communicate effectively with the rest of the Maintenance and Engineering Team, including providing effective handovers to endure a smooth transition between shifts. This includes written handovers and recording of jobs in CMMS software.
Responsible for working on a shift containing a group of engineers, ensuring all work executed on the shift is in line with the Brewdog Engineering standard.
To be capable of carrying out mechanical or electrical tasks to a high standard with minimal supervision.
Analyse line/equipment condition and efficiency throughout every shift, identifying any possible improvements or equipment issues.
To be responsible for ensuring there are clear channels of communication with shift leads and production staff to guarantee the quality and efficiency of our work.
You will be expected to assist with any reasonable management request.
Actively engage in ongoing improvement projects as directed by shift leads and senior engineering staff.
Manage breakdown situations efficiently by minimising production downtime while also rectifying the root cause of the problems.
Seek to understand how other departments or teams work together to offer better value. Ensure relevant information and experiences are shared to affect and improve policies and ways of working.
Can recommend actions to improve processes to achieve value for money and efficiency. Being careful with resource and challenge others where you see wastage.
To promote a positive and collaborative team work environment, display role model behaviours and support those more junior to you.
To discuss with junior members their learning and development requirements and highlighting their development needs to shift leads.
To assist with the training and development of more junior members of staff, demonstrating procedures, faults, techniques and helping guide their understanding of our equipment and its upkeep.
To build and maintain a strong working relationship with partnering BrewDog departments outside Production and external supporting companies.
To be a self-starter, take ownership for your own learning and development, identify your own skills, knowledge and any training gaps to inform your own development plan which can be discussed with your line manager.
To be open-minded to try new methods suggested or technologies to support the priorities of the team.
To be careful with resource and challenge others where you see wastage.
To recognise and plan the time to develop and personally improve both in the completion of day to day tasks and to create opportunities for advancement.
To receive feedback and act constructively to make changes as appropriate.
To seek help when needed and actively get to know other team members; looking to understand their roles and perspectives to better contribute to the success of the whole team.
Time-served apprenticeship in an electrical or controls discipline.
In date 18th edition qualification.
Minimum of 5 years spent working in a maintenance role.
Experience in high speed packaging would be highly desirable.
Experience in a lean manufacturing environment would be highly desirable.
To work safely and follow the training and instruction given, wearing the required PPE at all times.
To work in accordance with site hygiene requirements and approved working procedures.
To understand the impact of activities carried out as part of the job on beer safety management system and quality of the products.
To be aware of business beer safety and quality objectives, QHSE policy and implications of not conforming to Food Safety Management System requirements.