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Engineering Team Leader

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Date: 06-Nov-2018

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. Unsurprisingly, we have bold ambitions for our business & brand . We’re now searching for a proactive and committed Engineering Team Leader ready to play a key role in the next chapter of our journey. Please see below for more detail.    

A great opportunity has arisen for an Engineering Team Leader to join our Forest Gate site.



  • Day to day supervision of the duty reactive engineering team ensuring self and team adhere to relevant legislative Regulations and Hovis policies, procedures and guidelines. Exercise accountability and responsibility through a duty of care for those activities undertaken by direct reportees
  • Provide support and direction to ensure all staff adhere to all Health and Safety policies and procedures
  • Liaise with duty Manufacturing FLM throughout the duty shift to agree the priorities & support RCA’s
  • First line of contact for manufacturing and despatch, reallocating engineering resource to suit changing priorities
  • Supervise visiting contractors where engineering Coordinators are off site, adhering to the approved contractor process to include possible intermediate inductions
  • Communicate shared work load progress or resource requests with engineering day team
  • Ensure self and team work to Current Good Manufacturing Practices at all times
  • Conduct effective, recorded shift handover at start and end of duty shift
  • Lead and support engineering shift team to encourage best practice applied throughout scope of engineering activities
  • Work with Engineering Coordinators to satisfy Planned Preventive Maintenance schedules
  • Identify Critical spares to best enable rapid breakdown response
  • Identify and communicate realistic Engineering team training requirements to best suit the bakery needs
  • Actively engage in and instigate site improvement projects

Hovis since 1886

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