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Date: 29-Apr-2021

Location: Glasgow, GB

Company: Hovis

Welcome to Hovis. We are the proud guardians of over 130 years of baking experience that make up our iconic and much-loved brand. We produce bread and bakery products created with Hovis goodness at the heart of each. We deliver around 1.3million loaves, every day of the week throughout the UK and Ireland, where we also make Mothers Pride and Ormo products. 

 

We are 2,800 people working within 8 bakeries, 1 flour mill, and 2 regional distribution centres across the UK. Our success is a result of the hard work of our people;  they are experts in their field whether it’s baking, manufacturing, logistics, engineering, or the many departments within the central functions team based in our head office in High Wycombe. We are a values-led business and expect our colleagues to live, breathe, and embed Quality, Accountability, and Trust into their ways of working.

A great opportunity has arisen at Hovis we're looking for a Multi - Skilled Engineer at our site in Glasgow.

 

JOB PURPOSE

 

To work in a manner which will continually improve the availability and reliability of equipment, ensuring the site operates in a compliant and productive manner.

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

As a working member of the Engineering group to manage the operational direction of the Engineering team.

  • Identify maintenance improvement opportunities and develop action plan to deliver
  • Work in a professional manner ensuring all safety and hygiene requirements are met
  • Write risk assessments and method statements for all engineering tasks and ensure work permits are issued as required.
  • To be self motivated, ensuring a positive attitude when dealing with production colleagues.
  • Use CMMS to manage daily work activities.
  • Liaise with the Engineering FLM on operational and personnel issues.
  • Pro-actively manages personal performance, and the ability to deal with resultant actions effectively and efficiently.
  • Liaise with the Engineering FLM to ensure departmental KPIs and factory targets are met.
  • Input ideas and take an active role in team briefings and communication meetings.
  • In line with Business policies ensure that the Health and Safety, accident management procedures are properly adhered to.
  • Ensure that absences are reported in line with the Site’s absence procedures.
  • Create a working environment that promotes trust and a willingness to succeed.
  • To audit current working practices and make suitable recommendations for continuous improvement.
  • Input ideas and take an active role in team briefings and meetings.

 

To ensure that the team is well motivated, delivering excellent customer/client service at a cost effective price.

 

To make significant contribution to Glasgow's KPI’s:-

Efficiency,  Waste,  Breakdowns,  Service, Factory Costs

 

Plus Engineering driven KPI’s – Downtime, changeovers, product quality, housekeeping/hygiene standards, accidents, absence.

 

KNOWLEDGE & SPECIFIC JOB SKILLS

 

  • Recognised apprenticeship
  • Have strong motivation to inspire team members and peers
  • To show a keen response to change in a positive and enthusiastic manner
  • The ability to work with others effectively
  • The ability to display confidence and initiative in daily duties
  • Be a ‘Team Player’
  • Have an understanding/experience of the Production business and the impact of Engineering services
  • The organization of workload in accordance with deadlines
  • To show commitment both to the organisation and the team
  • Must display excellent communication skills
  • Multi-skilled engineer
  • Qualifications to ONC/HNC level or equivalent

 

Desirable

  • Food industry experience

 

Location:  Based in Glasgow

Type of role: Full Time, Permanent

Reporting to: Engineering First Line Manager

Closing Date:  Friday 7th May 2021

 

Applicants must have the right to work in the UK

Why work for us and our benefits:

 

At Hovis, we understand the importance of looking after our colleagues, so we provide a variety of benefits in addition to their salaries. The benefits we provide at Hovis are as varied as the people who receive them but they are offered with the intention of creating value to them personally over and above their salaries

 

  • There is a range of colleague benefits available, which individuals can select based on their needs.

  • Our benefits scheme is called Hovis Choice, which offers a variety of savings and cashback offers on day to day living and much more including eyecare vouchers, and a healthcare scheme to suit everyone.  It also includes our Cycle to Work scheme where you can obtain a brand new bike at a significant saving

  • We offer competitive annual leave entitlement and flexibility where possible in order to create a healthy work-life balance

  • We celebrate loyalty with our generous long service and colleague recognition schemes

  • We offer three levels of pensions

 

Hovis values diversity and is committed to promoting equal opportunities in the workplace. Every job applicant, employee or worker will be treated fairly and equally with dignity and respect regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, social class, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religious belief, union membership, political opinion, sex, sexual orientation or any other protected characteristic.