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Manufacturing Lead Engineer Mechanical Bias - Colchester

Colchester, Essex
Job Type
9 Sep 2022

Ready to join one of the most exciting and fastest-growing brands in the UK?

We are not only a shaker in terms of revenue, but we are also shaking up the active nutrition sector.

We are innovators. We are disruptors. We are game changers.

If you want to help create and drive the soon to be the biggest success story in UK active nutrition, you need to join us.

Role Info:

Manufacturing Lead EngineerColchester, CO4Competitive Salary + Perkbox + Pension + Company Discount Scheme + Bonus SchemeProduct / Service: Market leader in sports nutrition food and supplementsValues: We own our Customers. We are always inspiring. We are accountable. We are conscious and considerate.

The Manufacturing Lead Engineer Role:

We are on an incredible journey, with a mission to become the only destination brand for active nutrition.

We are shaking up the sports nutrition industry through disruptive marketing campaigns that help people think differently about our brand - and we need your help!

We want passionate risk-takers. We want people that like to challenge our thinking. We want people that live and breathe digital and have a passion for nutrition, health, fitness, and sports.

Reporting into the Manufacturing Manager - UK, with Health and Safety at the forefront of everything you do, you will be responsible for the continuity of the manufacturing operation. You will be expected to be proactive in your approach to maintenance, building a bottom up PPM programme and ensuring the relevant spares inventory are available. You should be analytical and data driven, identifying areas of downtime and addressing root cause with the wider operational team.

This is an opportunity for an ambitious, driven and organised individual. You'll gain the opportunity to implement and drive change, whilst 'putting your stamp' on our business and creating something that is your own.

What will you be doing?

+ Implement an exemplary PPM programme for our manufacturing process.+ Introduce a CMMS to track and monitor the efficiency of our existing systems and processes, whilst considering where we can make improvements and implement them.+ Managing multiple projects across the site, during various demand peaks for the year.+ Control spare parts inventory when required by the business.+ Manage and coordinate external contractors on specific projects.+ Full project management for the implementation of new processes.+ Conduct root cause analysis investigations and provide suggestions on how to mitigate risks.+ Understanding regulations around equipment reliability and actioning reasonable causes for concern as and when needed throughout the site.+ Collect and analyse downtime data in accordance with systems mentioned above+ Manage Engineering budget and ensure we remain within our forecast.+ Suggesting improvements to our process when needed in times of high demand+ Effective communication throughout the team when handling new or existing projects.

What are we looking for?

+ Significant experience handling the manufacturing process for a similar business.+ Capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously when needed.+ Ambitious about where you're looking to take your career.+ A naturally analytical mindset with a meticulous outlook on data and efficiency.+ Highly organised and capable of delegating instructions effectively.+ An honest and transparent individual with strong communication skills.+ A genuine team player, who likes to focus on the development of their team.

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager.

Your Experience / Background / Previous Roles May Include:Manufacturing Engineer, Manufacturing Lead Engineer, Handling Manufacturing, Project Management, Manufacturing Manager, Manufacturing Lead, Food Manufacturing, Multiskilled Engineer, Site Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Plant Engineer.

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  • Job Reference: 707776955-2
  • Date Posted: 9 September 2022
  • Recruiter:
  • Location: Colchester, Essex
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent