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Date: 01-Jul-2019

Location: Forest Gate, GB

Company: Hovis

Reliability Day Engineer



Hovis is one the UK’s leading food brands. In fact, it’s worth over £400m in retail sales. We’re now searching for a proactive and committed Engineer ready to play a key role in the next chapter of our exciting journey. Please see below for more detail. 

A great opportunity has arisen at Hovis.  We're looking for a Day Shift Reliability Engineer at our site in Forest Gate to deliver an effective and timely maintenance service on Shift to the Bakery operations ensuring the legal compliance and efficient/reliable functionality of all equipment within budget.



  • Carry out pro-active and reactive maintenance activities across a wide variety of automated production equipment.
  • Carry out improvement projects and installations of new equipment.
  • Support capital projects to integrate new equipment and refurbishments
  • Liaise with the Engineering FLM to ensure departmental KPIs and factory targets are met.
  • Use CMMS to manage daily work activities.
  • Input ideas and take an active role in team briefings and communication meetings.
  • Make suitable recommendations for continuous improvement.


  • Recognised Engineering apprenticeship minimum NVQ 3
  • The ability to work with others effectively as well as alone
  • Display confidence and initiative in daily duties
  • Have an understanding of the Production aspect of our business and the impact of Engineering services
  • Ability to manage daily workload in accordance with tight production timelines
  • Must display excellent communication skills


  • Bakery or food industry experience
  • HNC Electrical / Mechanical
  • Lean training / CI
  • CMMS experience
  • PLC – Allen Bradley

Full Time, permanent position

Average 42 hours per week

Based at Forest Gate Site





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