Lead Engineer

Lead Engineer

Ref: 3535Monday 11 January 2021

UP TO £46,000


Synergi are recruiting for a Lead Engineer to join a large Food manufacturing company in Coventry. The successful Lead Engineer would join the engineering department on a permanent day’s shift, working from Wednesday to Sunday. This is a great opportunity for a Lead Engineer to work in an organisation who have recently undergone heavy investment and management change to ensure the site reaches its full potential. The role is roughly 20% working on the tools.

Company Profile:

The site is part of a larger organisation who have sites across the UK & Europe and are prominent in their sector.  With recent investment to the business, it is an exciting time for an Electrical Maintenance Engineer to join the growing business.

Job Description:

The successful candidate will provide Technical Assistance for the Maintenance Manager and engineering teams to provide efficient repair, modifications, and improvements to the company assets. This is a fundamental position in the engineering team, and we are looking for excellent planning and organisation skills coupled with previous experience of the management of engineering teams.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Provide continuous improvement support to all aspects of the engineering processes including development of the plant maintenance system.
  • Manage handover’s, and update the Maintenance Manager with the relevant details.
  • Assist teams in the resolution of mechanical/electrical problems.
  • Major breakdowns - You must take ownership and manage the whole response to major breakdowns. Set the expectations of Ops Leaders with a clear plan of action or clear handover if at the end of your shift.
  • Order spare parts as required if unavailable from stock and contact contractors/suppliers as required in order to resolve problems on shifts with a sense of urgency.
  • Ensure all parts removed from stores are booked out of stores in the correct way.
  • Complete "Permit to Work" system where appropriate.
  • Work flexibly to achieve targets.
  • Cover maintenance manager tasks when absent.

Salary: £46,000

Shifts: Wednesday to Sunday (07:00am to 16:00pm), you will need to be flexible to work after hours if the business requires.

Benefits:  Company Pension, free parking, training and development opportunities.


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