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Maintenance Engineer - Packaging - Glasgow - Wellpark Brewery

Ref: 12 Date Posted: Friday 20 Oct 2017
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Our engineering team is looking for someone who can help us keep our high speed packaging lines running smoothly, and maximize our uptime through effective maintenance, fault diagnosis and speedy fixes.

We have a team of 23 engineers on site, supporting a total Production team of 150 people. Our plant operates at high speeds - 1800 cans per minute come off our canning line alone, and we also operate bottling lines and kegging lines. We produce a range of beers, from our own famous brands like Tennents and Caledonian Best, to beer produced on license for other branded breweries and own-label retailers.

This is a full-time, permanent role which involves shift work, including Nights and Weekends. We’re looking for people with the flexibility to support our full operational shift pattern.

So what’s involved?

  • Carrying out planned, corrective and breakdown maintenance tasks, while working to the correct engineering standards.

  • Following relevant quality procedures to ensure the first-time quality of our products

  • Assist FLM in the prioritisation of work. Recommend and advise on spare parts.

  • Ensuring that all work carried out is entered into SIMPS and that defects and abnormalities are captured and followed-up.

  • Supporting external suppliers/contractors while they’re on site.

  • Maintaining work area in line with 5S.

  • Actively participating in training to maintain your own personal development.

  • Mentoring crafts and operators in your area of expertise.

  • Identifying opportunities for plant improvements.

  • Occasionally support engineering colleagues in other parts of the site, e.g. Brewing, Warehousing, etc.


What you’ll need:

  • You’ll have completed a formal apprenticeship in a relevant occupation (ideally with a focus on mechanical engineering)

  • Preferably HNC or C&G qualified

  • Good verbal and numerical skills

  • Computer literacy, with knowledge of MS Office packages

  • The ability to develop positive and productive working relationships with colleagues

  • Experience of working in a fast paced, target driven production/manufacturing environment, preferably in the consumer goods industry

  • The ability to work on your own initiative and prioritize workload effectively

  •  A strong results focus, and with a great attention to detail

  • An enthusiasm for your role, and the willingness to always keep learning and improving

Who you’ll be:
Tenacious. You’re motivated to do a great job and deliver brilliant results. As a friendly, positive team-mate, your enthusiasm and flexibility helps motivate the people around you. You love being in a busy, dynamic environment.
Trusted. You’re conscientious about doing things well. When you say you’ll do something, your colleagues know it’ll get done. You take responsibility for your actions, and make the safety and welfare of the whole team your biggest priority.
Tempted. You look for opportunities to learn new things, and actively seek out ways to continually improve things at work. You’ll be able to give examples of times when you’ve seen opportunities to improve and shared ideas on how to solve problems.
True. You know that you’re a key part of a wider team, and build strong relationships with colleagues that are based on mutual respect. You keep the big picture in mind, and enjoy working as part of a team to achieve a common goal.
Does this sound like you?
Send us a CV that demonstrates that you’ve got the skills and experience we’re looking for. And we promise to come back to you as soon as we can.