Multi Skilled Engineer - Knaresborough

Location: Manufacturing - Produce - Flaxby
Job type: Full Time
Closing Date: Friday, 28 October 2016

We've got a fantastic opportunity for a Multi Skilled Engineer/Fitter to join the Engineering team at our Flaxby Produce site, Knaresborough. Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will work closely with the production team to ensure that machinery downtime is kept to a minimum and that all preventative maintenance is conducted in advance to avoid production disruption.

Flaxby - is a vegetable packhouse of 116,000 sq ft on 17 acres of land. There are 150 colleagues employed on site who produce 9,155 tonnes of onions, 49,732 of potatoes a year and 11,555 tonnes of carrots which they deliver direct to 64 stores.

Here at Morrisons our Multi Skilled Engineers do the following;

  • Work collaboratively within the Engineering team
  • Support in investigating means of improving plant productivity
  • Ensure that all necessary spare parts, materials and equipment are available.
  • Investigate and establish causes of all breakdowns and damages
  • Action any necessary repairs and ensure all measures taken are recorded so recurrent faults can be recognised.
  • Be involved in both electrical and mechanical reactive and pro-active maintenance.
  • Be proactive in ensuring good health and safety on site

What do I need to be a successful Skilled Engineer?

  • You will be qualified to NVQ level 3 and/or apprentice trained with City and Guilds
  • Have a proven track record in an Engineering and fault finding role gained from within a factory environment
  • You will also possess excellent communication skills, demonstrate assertiveness and decision making skills and have a can do attitude to your work.

Shifts are days/afternoons (6-2 and 2-10pm) including weekends.

What's stopping you?

As part of our Engineering team, you'll find that our fresh approach is immediately apparent. This is an environment with a real buzz, where people are passionate about success. Here, we've developed a culture of ownership that means individuals have true scope and freedom. You can introduce fresh ideas, face fresh challenges and enjoy fresh opportunities to show what you can do. It's invigorating, revitalising and constantly stimulating.

If you're interested in taking on a new challenge and have the skills to strengthen our team further, then we want to hear from you!

What we can offer you...

Our aim to offer more of what matters extends to our employees too. Join us and you can expect to enjoy great career prospects and a very competitive pay and benefits package. In addition to an attractive salary, we offer a discount card for you and a friend or family member giving you 10% off your shopping in Morrisons. We also offer company share options, a highly competitive pension scheme, Life Assurance and more besides.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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