Location
Thrapston
Department
Engineering
Advertising Salary:
Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits Package
Shift Details
4 on 4 off, Days and Nights (Continental)
Permanent / Full Time.
28 Feb 2024

About The Role

Are you a skilled leader with a passion for precision and innovation? We're seeking a Shift Manager to oversee operations in our cutting-edge engineering department at our food manufacturing site in Northamptonshire.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate and lead a dedicated team of engineers during shifted hours
  • Ensure seamless production processes, troubleshooting and resolving issues as they arise
  • Implement and maintain safety protocols to uphold a safe and secure working environment
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to optimise efficiency and quality standards
Responsibilities in more detail:
  • Minimising Machinery Downtime: The Engineering team plays a crucial role in minimising machinery downtime. This involves proactive maintenance, predictive maintenance, and swift response to unexpected breakdowns. The team must ensure that equipment is operational to maintain production schedules
  • Improving Performance: The team should continually seek opportunities to enhance equipment performance without compromising product quality. This can involve optimising processes, implementing upgrades, or using data-driven approaches to identify areas for improvement
  • Engineer Engagement: Keeping the engineering team engaged and motivated is important for productivity and innovation. This might involve fostering a positive work environment, providing training and development opportunities, and recognising and rewarding achievements
  • Asset Care Programme: Leading and supporting the Morrisons asset care programme is a key responsibility. This program likely includes strategies for maintaining and prolonging the life of assets, reducing maintenance costs, and ensuring the team adheres to best practices
  • Maintenance Coordination: Coordinating maintenance priorities with the Maintenance team is vital for ensuring that maintenance activities are planned and executed efficiently. This coordination helps prevent production disruptions and ensures that resources are allocated effectively
  • Crisis Incident Management: Being prepared to handle crisis incidents, accidents, and near misses is essential for maintaining a safe working environment. This includes conducting investigations and taking appropriate corrective actions

About You

As well as the ability to work at pace, you will also need to have:
  • Qualifications to NVQ level 3 (or equivalent, ONC mechanical/electrical engineering, BTEC level 3 in mechanical & electrical/electronic engineering)
  • A proven track record in an engineering and fault finding role gained from a FMCG environment (ideally the food industry)
  • A proven track record of people management and delivering strong results through a team in a people management role
  • A good understanding of HACCP principles and ideally IEE qualification up to 18th edition wiring regulations
  • Excellent communication skills
In return for your hard work we will offer you:
  • Six weeks holiday (including bank holidays)
  • 15% discount in our stores available from the day you join us 
  • Additional 10% discount More Card for a friend or family member
  • Career progression and development opportunities
  • Subsidised staff canteen 
  • Free parking
  • Market leading pension and life assurance
  • Healthcare/Well-being benefits including Aviva Digital GP
  • Morrisons MyPerks with discounts at high street shops, cinemas and gyms, and lots more
  • Long Service Awards 
  • Optional Payroll charity donations 
  • Enhanced Family/maternity/parental leave

About the site

About Us Description:
At Thrapston, we produce fruit and nuts for 494 stores and for morrisons.com, which means preparing everything from apples, nuts, seeds, tomatoes, pears, citrus, blueberries, grapes and kiwis - all to help #MakeGoodThingsHappen.

Our team of colleagues work over a 24/7 operation to get cases of fresh food ready for our stores and Morrisons.com every week.

About The Company

From a Bradford market stall to the UK’s 4th largest supermarket chain and the UK's 2nd largest fresh food manufacturer. 

We are proud to be the Yorkshire food retailer serving customers across the UK with up to 500 stores and an online home delivery service. Our 18 manufacturing sites provide our customers with the freshest produce from flowers, fish and veg to burgers and bread, all delivered to our stores via our 6 distribution sites by our 2,000 strong fleet. 

Every week, 11 million customers pass through our doors and over 110,000 colleagues across the business work hard each day to deliver great service to them. We cover more than 11 million households with our Morrisons.com service. With competitive, permanently low prices we are committed to helping our customers save money every day.

We are foodmakers and shopkeepers and #wemakemorrisons.

Why not hear about what our teams have got to say about life here at Morrisons: click here

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