Kraft Heinz, The Company

As one of the world’s largest food and beverage companies, we are proud to spark joy around mealtimes with a global portfolio of more than 200 brands. Some are iconic master brands like Heinz, Kraft and Planters. Others are fast growing new sensations that defy status quo like DEVOUR and Primal Kitchen. No matter the brand, we are united under one vision To Be the Best Food Company, Growing a Better World. Bringing this vision to life are our 36,000+ teammates around the world, making food people love.

Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership and commitment with Rise Against Hunger. And we also stand committed to sustainability, and the health of our planet and its people.

Every day, we are transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you’re passionate like us -- and ready to create the future, build on a storied legacy, and participate as a conscientious global citizen -- there’s one thing to do join us.

Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration

We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. It all comes down to the way we empower our people to own their work. It’s true Our employees are our competitive advantage.

As part of the Kraft Heinz family you’re supported to grow and achieve. You’re recognized and rewarded for outstanding performance at every level. You’re given the opportunity to leave your mark and build legacies. But you won’t do it alone. This is where our values and teamwork thrives and collaborative spirit fuels every day.

General information

All posting locations: Telford, , United Kingdom

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Department: 06 - 05 - Engineering & Maintenance

Date Published: 18-Feb-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

Kraft Heinz- The Company

As one of the world’s largest food and beverage companies- we are proud to spark joy around mealtimes with a global portfolio of more than 200 brands. Some are iconic brands like Philadelphia Cream Cheese- Kraft Peanut Butter- Kraft Dinner and Heinz Ketchup. Others are fast growing new sensations that defy status quo like CRAVE. No matter the brand- we are united under one vision To Be the Best Food Company- Growing a Better World. Bringing this vision to life are our 36-000+ teammates around the world- making food people love.

Together- we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership and commitment with Rise Against Hunger. And we also stand committed to sustainability- and the health of our planet and its people.

Every day- we are transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you’re passionate like us -- and ready to create the future- build on a storied legacy- and participate as a conscientious global citizen -- there’s one thing to do join us.

Our Culture of Ownership- Meritocracy and Collaboration

We’re not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. It all comes down to the way we empower our people to own their work. It’s true Our employees are our competitive advantage.

As part of the Kraft Heinz family you’re supported to grow and achieve. You’re recognized and rewarded for outstanding performance at every level. You’re given the opportunity to leave your mark and build legacies. But you won’t do it alone. This is where our values and teamwork thrives and collaborative spirit fuels every day.

Job Description

About the Position                           

In the factory in Telford we produce our food service products. As Reliability Engineer you are part of the Manufacturing Team of our Site in Telford. The role reports into the Engineering manager. You will partner with production team on site to provide pro-active maintenance and technical support to the operations and engineering team. The role also involves leading a robust engineering team to provide proactive thinking and behaviours to minimise downtime on the plant.

 Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute the preventative maintenance plan within agreed time scales and are optimised to minimise expenditure 
  • Use SAP to develop a planned maintenance strategy.
  • Use root cause analysis techniques using collected data supporting equipment failures and systems to reduce line down time.  
  • Comply with all work place health and safety and food quality regulations to ensure timely closure of agreed corrective actions 
  • Coach the line engineers and operators to improve the knowledge across the site  
  • Deliver innovation and continuous improvement to reduce downtime caused by maintenance and equipment failures  
  • Manage part of the engineering and maintenance spend- identifying cost reduction opportunities  
  • Departmental engineering contractor management  
  • Manage minor Capital Projects to completion  
  • Develop cross functional relationships with internal customers and suppliers to maximise the effectiveness of the manufacturing function  

Professional Attributes (examples- choose max 5)

  • Communication Skills
    • At Kraft Heinz you’ll easily be exposed to senior management- no matter your level. Therefore- it’s important you have excellent communication skills- to deal with all kinds of different stakeholders.
  • Confident / Ability to give pushback
    • You’re a go getter- you’re not easily thrown off your game- not even when you get resistance.  
  • Resilience
    • You’re able to bounce back after a disappointment or set back- big or small. And always continue to move onward & upward.
  • Ability to Simplify
    • We like to keep it simple. And to execute fast. Your ability to simplify will be highly appreciated- when you provide simple solutions dealing with complex challenges.
  • Result driven
    • You don’t only focus on your own results- but always do what’s best for the company.
  • High pressure
    • You don’t get easily stressed by pressure- on the opposite- a demanding and dynamic environment is what keeps you energized.

Requirements:

  • Recognised Engineering qualification is essential- HNC/HND/degree desirable. 
  • Minimum of 5 years manufacturing experience ideally FMCG 
  • Some knowledge TPM/Lean Manufacturing tools and techniques 
  • Competent on MS office software 
  • Siemens S7 experience desirable  

What we offer you

  • An ambitious employer; we only want to do the best for you;  
  • A fast career track like only few other companies can match;
  • A competitive salary and excellent bonus structure (above market);
  • Permanent contract; for we believe in doing big bets on people;
  • Always room for new ideas; if you have an excellent idea- please let us know and we can set it in action!
     

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity