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Job Ref:  204756157
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Monaghan
Post Code:  BT74
08/10/2016 02:56
Here at Kerry Foods we lead the way in manufacturing and marketing chilled foods that delight consumers across the UK, Ireland and international markets. As well as creating the finest customer-branded chilled foods, we also own an impressive stable of our own household name brands, from Cheestrings, Yollies, Denny and Dairygold to Mattessons, Wall's and Richmond sausages.

We have 6,000 people working across 14 manufacturing sites, as well as a number of commercial bases throughout the UK and Ireland, and together we drive a business with an annual turnover of €1.5 billion. Our open minded and forward-looking culture empowers our people to use their passion, skills and customer-centric focus to build on this success, driving our ambitious growth strategy, and ensuring we delight the tastes of tomorrow.

Kerry Foods is part of Kerry Group - one of the largest and most technologically advanced providers of Taste & Nutrition solutions in the world. The Group supplies over 15,000 products to many of the world's biggest names in the food, beverage and pharmaceutical markets and had revenues of over €6 billion in 2015. It has 100 manufacturing sites across the world serving over 140 markets. Of our 23,000 people over 800 are scientists, demonstrating how innovation and technology lie at the heart of our organisation, and always will do.

The role of Engineering Leader is based in Kerry Foods, Co Monaghan

Purpose of the Role

To provide engineering direction and support to the Production Stream. To manage engineering team members within the Production Stream ensuring goals and targets are met within agreed time, cost, quality, H&S, performance and environmental parameters utilising Lean manufacturing principles and tools.

Key Responsibilities

Asset Management: Maintain the Kerry asset management system & apply maintenance best practise principles. These include Design Out, Condition Based Maintenance, Autonomous Maintenance, and Fixed Time Routines

Planning & Scheduling: Prioritise, plan and schedule all work. Shift the balance of work from reactive to proactive. Create plans to manage new product introduction, capital projects and shutdowns. Continuous Improvement: Use key performance indicators and manufacturing data (OEE, MTBF, Planning, Effectiveness and Cost etc.) to identify gaps and create quarterly strategic plans. Use 8 step practical problem solving methodology to implement the best solutions. Team Development: To develop and manage a High Performing multi-skilled team.

Quality: Ensure the engineering activity in the Production Stream conforms to quality standards Environment: To ensure that engineering activity in the Production Stream conforms to ISO14001 standard. To continually strive to reduce the environmental impact through the reduction of energy use and the reduction of waste generation.

Knowledge Management: To maintain and develop technical database containing all shared learning from routine and preventative maintenance activities.

To routinely communicate engineering related Production Stream information to the site management team, and to other Production Stream management.

Suppliers: To develop relationships and routinely engage with equipment suppliers to ensure that their expertise contributes to the effective operation of the Production Stream equipment and the resolution of any problems.


* Relevant third level engineering qualification or time served apprenticeship
* Strong background in formal Problem solving
* Proven people management experience.
* Documentation Systems knowledge
* Maintenance Systems
* Proven track record in a manufacturing environment
* Able to meet tight deadlines
* Strong written and verbal skills


* Experience and Knowledge of CIP.
* Mechanical, Electrical, Automation Design.
* Experience and knowledge of services and utilities management.
* Knowledge of Materials
* Food Manufacture experience
* Lean Manufacturing
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