Multi-Skilled Engineer

Date: 25-Nov-2021

Location: Ledbury, United Kingdom

Company: Ornua Co-operative Limited



Job Description

Job Title: Multi-Skilled Engineer

Reports to: Engineering Supervisor

Location: Ledbury

Hours: Hours: 40 hours per week - rotating 3 shifts 6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm & 10pm-6am

Benefits: Benefits: Free onsite parking, Generous annual leave entitlement, Pension, Company Shop offering discounts on Ornua products, Sports & Social Club, Staff Lottery, Discount on Bikes & Tech Scheme, Confidential Employee Assistance Programme.

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 depending on experience


company background

Ornua is Ireland’s largest exporter of Irish dairy exporting to over 110 countries with annualised sales of over €2 billion.

Operating from 19 subsidiaries worldwide and employing over 2,300 staff, Ornua has sales and marketing teams working in-market across all four corners of the globe from Algiers to Beijing to Lagos and LA.

The business is structured across two core platforms: Ornua Foods and Ornua Ingredients.

Ornua Foods owns the iconic Kerrygold brand, as well as the Pilgrims Choice, Dubliner, Forto and BEO Milk Powder brands.

Ornua Ingredients supplies superior quality dairy ingredients to leading global food manufacturers from some of the world’s most technically advanced manufacturing and prepacking facilities located in Africa, China, Ireland, Germany, Saudi Arabia, Spain, the UK and the US.

Ornua Foods UK is located in Leek Staffordshire and is comprised of a state-of-the-art cheese packing facility. It is the UK’s largest supplier of pre-packed hard cheese supplying every major UK food retailer as well as the wholesale, convenience and foodservice sectors. Home to the Pilgrims Choice, MU and Kerrygold butter brands, it sells 50% of UK retail private label hard cheese. Pilgrims Choice is the number two cheddar brand in the UK and Kerrygold has 14% share of UK retail packet butter.

Ornua Ingredients UK is comprised of two manufacturing sites (Ledbury & Whitchurch). It specialises in the manufacture and supply of high quality cheese in a range of formats, specialist cheese, dairy ingredients and a wide range of dessert products supplying the food manufacturing and foodservice sectors.

Ornua Nutrition Ingredients UK is a leading powder specialist providing high quality ingredients to the UK and export markets through its sourcing, formulating & blending facility in Leek.

At Ornua, we Grow Together by investing in the development of our people and providing great people leadership for all. We Achieve Together through valuing collaboration, innovation and diversity and by empowering our people to make decisions. We Belong Together by staying true to our co-operative roots, valuing each other's individual differences and remaining humble in our interactions with each other and our customers.

We want to find people that understand and work with heart, with thought with vision, with drive – Ornua’s core values.

To deliver an effective and timely engineering service to the business, ensuring full compliance with all legislative and company specific requirements for Health, Safety, Environment and product Quality whilst delivering continual improvement of plant reliability and efficiency.

Key Challenges:
To continually seek to improve availability and up time of equipment
Develop and maintain relations with Maintenance engineering team, manufacturing, quality departments.
Insure the engineering department is 365 audit ready

Key Areas of Responsibility:
Adherence to safety standards and the culture of safety awareness
Issuing of permits as required
Happy to comply with ad-hoc duties and projects
Conduct fault finding to minimise downtime on equipment malfunctions, implementing suitable corrective actions in a timely manner
Undertake analysis of breakdowns on plant issues and component failures, implementing appropriate and timely corrective action.
Record all engineering activity on the Daily Engineering record
Complete all preventative and predictive maintenance work orders as detailed in the asset maintenance schedules & departmental work load plan
Recommend amendments to the asset maintenance schedules in light of inspection histories and operational experience
Identification and completion of remedial work
Responsible for the housekeeping of the Engineering Workshop and associated stores, documentation and tools
Support the Operations team with the timely delivery of product changeovers

Key requirements:
High levels of self-motivation, drive & commitment
Flexible and resilient
Strong and effective communicator
Structured and well organised
Methodical approach to fault finding
Adopts high personal and professional standards
Being of an open mind with a willingness to adopt new methods as required
Recognised Engineering apprenticeship to a minimum of NVQ level 3 or equivalent
At least 3 years experience within an FMCG environment, preferable food industry related
A Methodical approach to fault finding to diagnose and repair faults on electrical, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems in a timely manner
Basic fault-finding skills on instrumentation and control systems
Knowledge of Single and three phase Inverters
Strong technical, analytical and communication skills
Some knowledge TPM/Lean Manufacturing tools and techniques

Key competencies

WORKING TOGETHER: Ensures own team effectiveness; facilitates and leads cross-functional working.
FORWARD LOOKING: For complex challenges or new areas applies effective professional skill, analysis and decision making, and planning and reviewing.
OWNERSHIP: Makes decisions about sustainable growth and/or manages performance and ensures the quality and delivery of others’ work; rewards and recognises success.
CUSTOMER FOCUS: Advocates for the customer, balances customer and business needs, and spots opportunities for growth.

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