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Engineer - Agriculture

Horizon Search & Selection Ltd

Littleport, Cambridgeshire

Published
11-07-2018
Job ad details
Published
11-07-2018
Expires
08-08-2018
Job ID
329847098
Job type
Full-time
Permanent
Job sector
Mechanical/Engineering, Manufacture, Production

Horizon Search & Selection are delighted to be working with a market leading and well established organisation working at the forefront of modern food production. We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Engineer to join their farming team in Littleport.

 

Our client is a family business who successful work with the biggest food retail brands in the UK and Europe. To maintain site equipment and site services to standards which support growing, harvesting, packing and site expectations. Actively upholding the group values and company policies and procedures in all areas of work.

 

The key responsibilities with this position include:

  • Working to a planned maintenance schedule to ensure that all machinery and equipment is adequately maintained. Ensure that all work is carried out to the highest quality and all working procedures are strictly adhered to, in line with the company QA procedures
  • Promptly attend machinery breakdowns/ malfunctions carrying out electrical and mechanical diagnostic checks. Liaise with production, harvesting and packing departments to ensure that all tasks are prioritised in order that repairs are carried out with production downtime being kept to a minimum
  • Actively seeking was to improve systems and procedures and continually strive to improve the way the department operates, highlighting any safety, efficiency or reliability issues and suggesting improvements
  • Assist in supporting a working environment where all works are safe, respected and able to develop and grow within the team
  • Participate in improvement projects aiding in the design, manufacture and validation of equipment
  • Ensure all areas under your control maintain a clean as you go policy. Striving to achieve the best results in an audit
  • Working with the technical team to establish procedures and controls to ensure all products meet the standards as stipulated in the Quality Assurance Manual
  • Ensure that all products used are compliant with Food Safety Regulations, customer protocols and specifications
  • Undertake daily inspection checks before commencing any job when working with Machinery
  • Any administrative tasks that are relevant to duties, ensuring that records are maintained in a diligent manner

 

This role presents a brilliant opportunity for a passionate hands-on person who loves to fix things! The following skills and attributes are required:

  • Basics in Welding, cutting and fabrication
  • Also some experience of working with Hydraulics, Electrics and Mechanical equipment
  • Some experience of PLCs
  • Any exposure to Can Bus Systems and Solid works design software would also be very helpful

Knowledge in the following additional areas is also preferable, but not essential:

  • 3 phase electrics
  • Redpack/ Fuji flow wrappers
  • Brimapack autowrappers and Pilz safety relay systems

 

If you would like to know more about this position of you would like to apply, please send a copy of your CV to Gemma Turp today

 

Due to the high volume of CVs we receive on a daily basis unfortunately we are unable to provide specific feedback on each application. If you have not been contacted after two weeks from the date of your application unfortunately you may have been unsuccessful. We strive to deliver an excellent service to all of our candidates and as such, should you wish to discover the reason you may have been unsuccessful please dont hesitate to get in touch with us on 01379 898474.

 

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Job ad details
Published
11-07-2018
Expires
08-08-2018
Job ID
329847098
Jobtype
Full-time
Permanent
Job sector
Mechanical/Engineering, Manufacture, Production