Electrical Engineer (m/f/d)

Electrical Engineer (m/f/d)
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Job Description

Job Description: Electrical Engineer
Our client is in the Food Production and Food and Beverage Industry

The Position of Junior Electrical Engineer involves ensuring that systems and procedures are put in place to guarantee a hygienic and food safe production environment.  Ensure the business is compliant with the latest regulations and standards are complied with for Health and Safety, Statutory Inspection and Good Manufacturing Practices.  Manage and support local projects. Monitor and review plant availability to production, breakdown support. 
  • To ensure safe systems of work and risk assessments are maintained within the workshop department.  Be driving force in Health & Safety on site, providing engineering support for Health and Safety.
  • Manage and support local OPEX and CAPEX projects.
  • To maintain and repair equipment to ensure it operates in a safe and reliable manner and is hygienic and suitable for production requirements.  Ensure maintenance is carried out as per the OEM guidelines and by finding ways to improve the reliability of equipment and determining risk areas.
  • Have a clear understanding of automation and have a good understanding of PLC’s.
  • Involved in the purchase of new plant equipment, ensuring it is hygienically designed to facilitate easy cleaning and efficient operation.
  • Constantly challenge the status quo and suggest areas for improvement.
  • Involved in annual budgets for the Workshop Department, ensuring the department achieve planned production requirements within agreed budgets.
  • Establish with the Production Department a production plan, which achieves customer requirements whilst also considering pre-planned maintenance requirements to ensure maximum plant availability.
  • Establish good co-operative internal relationships with the relevant departments/colleagues, keeping them informed of potential issues which may affect product safety or customer services levels.
  • Maintain the pre-planned maintenance system ensuring all recommended manufacture maintenance schedules are adhered to.  Maintain regular inspections of equipment to minimize downtime, ensure relevant spares are available and controlled.
  • Ensure all contractors are working to the business’s policies ensuring all work is carried out in a safe manner, protecting South Bakels employees from risk and product from contamination or failure.
  • Have an understanding of the Company’s code of conducts, policies and procedures, specific requirements, industry best practice and other related requirements.
  • Ensure all the company policies and procedures, legal and site risks control standards are complied with in the department and working environment.
  • Improve and maintain electrical compliance on site.
  • Continually challenge procedures and processes to achieve optimum operational efficiency to be achieved involving other members of the department encouraging responsibility and ownership at all levels.
  • Part of the Food Safety team
As per company policies and procedures.

Responsible to:                 National Production Manager
Responsible for:               Workshop
In communication with: All departments.

  • Customer Orientation
  • Observance Skills
  • Excellence Orientation
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Planning and problem-solving Skills
  • Comparison Skills
  • Conflict Resolution Skills
  • Advanced Numerical Skills
  • Advanced Reading and Writing Skills
    Qualification:     Electrical Engineering Degree
    Experience:        Two to five years’ experience in food manufacturing industry.
    HACCP experience and qualification.

    Consideration will be given to a Mechanical Engineer with electrical background.

    Applicants who believe they comply with the requirements as detailed above, are invited to apply for the position.

    Market related and will be detailed to applicants.