Hovis is one the UK’s leading food brands. In fact, it’s worth over £300m in retail sales. A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Mechanical Engineer to join our team.
A qualified mechanically biased engineer to work on shifts as required providing breakdown and maintenance cover on a varied range of process plant, equipment and ancillary services throughout the site.
Prevent machine failure during your shift and in later shifts
Carry out preventive maintenance tasks as scheduled during the shift to required standard
Conduct continuous machine observation and measurement during the shift, identifying potential failure or deterioration in output, waste or quality performance from machine standards
Determine cause of potential failure or performance deterioration, and either complete remedial work during shift or brief subsequent shift and Maintenance Manager on issue, cause and recommended solution
Conduct risk assessment prior to any maintenance work and ensure conclusions are implemented prior to start of work to remove hazards
Complete corrective actions during shift to return equipment to standard output, quality and waste levels
Respond immediately to equipment failures during your shift
Conduct systematic, rigorous and accurate fault diagnosis
Determine most effective solution to the fault
Effect the solution, and report on nature of fault, cause and solution via computerised maintenance system.
Identify, recommend and implement machine and process improvements
Able to read & understand Pneumatic drawings / systems
Experience with using computer based preventative maintenance systems
Read mechanical drawings
Experienced with conveyor systems
Worked with chain, sprocket, belt driven machinery
TIG Welding skills
Food Manufacturing Experience
Forklift driver trained
Basic Food Hygiene trained.
Location: Based in Belfast
Type of role: Full Time, Permanent
Shift: Alternating 5 week shift pattern with a combination of day and night shifts
Applicants must have the right to work in the UK
Hovis since 1886