Job Title : Multi Skilled Engineer
Location : York
Reporting to : Engineering Manager
Shift : Monday to Friday 8.00-16.00
IPS , part of the Culina Group is the largest co-packer in the UK, working with some of the best-known food brands to provide cost-effective and innovative co-packing, co-filling and co-manufacturing solutions.
We are now recruiting for a Multi Skilled Engineer on a full time, permanent basis at our York depot.
To ensure the smooth day to day running of the technical function and ensure that company quality standards are adhered to
Main Duties & Responsibilities :
The main responsibilities of the role are detailed as follows, please note that this list is not exhaustive :
Assisting the Production team where possible : -
Providing engineering solutions and assist in an operational capacity
Monitoring all machines and ancillary plant
Follow preventative maintenance and lubrication schedules
Repairs during production
Inspection outside production hours some week end overtime working will be required to suit the business needs
Ideally you may have worked with packaging machinery within FMCG environment with Supporting collage / technical qualifications in line with Engineering experience to date
Familiar with maintaining packing equipment : -
Experience of pneumatics
Horizontal flow packers
Vertical form fill baggers
Met / dets
Pallet wrapping m / c
Various bespoke hand packing / labelling lines some with printers
To carry out scheduled work to restore machines and site back to standard.
To carry out change overs when required.
To follow set procedures and guidelines with respect to : -
Food safety, Hygiene.
Health and Safety, Lock off etc.
To assist in colleague training and development when required.
To ensure that good work practices and housekeeping are adhered to.
Drive own personal development through training and work based experience.
To undertake such other duties as may be required from time to time, that reasonably fall within the scope and grade of the post.
Qualifications & Experience :
17th / Edition / 18th edition preferred
Some control / PLC experience would be desirable
Experience of working in a food factory environment would be advantageous
Fully complete apprenticeship is desirable, with packing experience
Basic computer literacy.
Able to communicate and motivate others is an essential part of the role. Understanding of internal systems and processes, with the ability to work within these parameters.
An understanding of health and safety requirements is essential.
Self-driven, results-oriented with a positive disposition, and a clear focus on meeting deadlines. Must be flexible in approach to work and undertake overtime during busy periods when required.
The post holder must be able to work under pressure both as part of a team and on own initiative. Must also be able to communicate effectively to ensure the smooth running of the department.
Must be able to make own decisions and liaise with other department colleagues and / or departments.
When our staff have passion for what they do they work with more care and attention which is reflected to our clients,
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