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Date: 14-May-2019

Location: Forest Gate, GB

Company: Hovis

Hovis is one the UK’s leading food brands. In fact, it’s worth over £400m in retail sales. In a very competitive crowd, we’ve continued to demonstrate category leading product innovation & quality. Our brand heritage and most recent performance is testament to this.

As the Site Maintinance Planner  you’ll maximise plant reliability and performance to ensure our high standards of quality are achieved and to meet customers’ expectations. Co-ordinating the preventative maintenance system you’ll ensure overall equipment efficiency reducing downtime and damage.  


  • Must be flexible with hours when required to meet the needs of the business
  • GSCE Grade C or above in English & Maths or equivalent
  • Flexible and able to manage a number of concurrent priorities
  • Proven Engineering experience & aptitude
  • Self motivated
  • Full driving licence
  • Effective verbal & written communication skills
  • Risk Assessments involvement
  • Site Permits to Work process
  • Basic Knowledge of RCA process
  • Pest Control Awareness
  • Basic Food Hygiene
  • Knowledge of process equipment & plant
  • Able to self manage and prioritise own work load to satisfy commitments and meet agreed deadlines


  • Previous Engineering supervisory experience
  • Previous engineering experience within a large bakery business Knowledge of PLC control applications
  • Bakery experience
  • BTEC diploma in relevant subject
  • Strong engineering competence on automated production plant and auxiliary equipment
  • Above basic level of computer literacy
  • Audit experience
  • Experienced in the use of RCA tools
  • Experienced in written ALARP Risk Assessments
  • Issue full range of Site Permit to Works
  • Trained & experienced in  ALARP Risk Assessment generation
  • Intermediate Food Hygiene
  • Experienced in Lean Manufacturing
  • Experience with CoSHH
  • Experience of continuous improvement

Location: Forest Gate 

Type of role: Full Time, Permanent

Reporting to: Maintinance Planner 

Closing Date: Friday 24th May 2019

Applicants must have the right to work in the UK

Hovis since 1886

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