Production Engineer

English Provender Company, Newbury
Closing date:

JOB TITLE: Production Engineer                                   DEPARTMENT: Maintenance


REPORTS TO: Engineering Team Leader                        RESPONSIBLE FOR:   N/A


MAIN PURPOSE: To maintain the operational performance of all site machinery and plant whilst ensuring a safe working environment together with meeting business KPI’s by reducing downtime and rejects and maximising product efficiency and quality.




  1. Portray a positive image of the company and its values in a professional manner at all times.
  1. Effective maintenance of plant and machinery including the installation and commissioning of new equipment.
  2. Set up, fault finding and repairs to all production machinery, support services and auxiliary plant
  3. Operation of PPM routines.
  4. Effective team work, communication and co-operation with all other internal departments.
  5. Maintenance of engineering workshop, equipment and services including routine housekeeping and administrative duties.
  6. Perform regular rounds of the site and equipment, identifying and reporting defects and issues that affect the structure or reliability of the facility.
  7. Attend training as directed
  8. Training and coaching production staff to operate, problem solve and carry out routine maintenance.
  9. Maintain comprehensive records of maintenance, defects, performance and corrective actions on CMMS of all works carried out.
  10. Administer spare part use in CMMS ensuring that spares and materials are accounted for to specific jobs/tasks.  Account for and order when necessary all engineering consumable items
  11. Maintain engineering database, records and documentation in order, ensuring that information is recorded correctly and that manuals drawings and logs are administered correctly
  12. Promote continuous improvement and take a vigilant approach to identifying and solving problems following a logical thought process.
  13. Support the development of an environment where all the engineering team feel a sense of responsibility for improving the overall team performance.
  14. Be actively involved with the operations team to adhere to company standards and procedures on quality, hygiene and health and safety.
  15. Manage timing of preventative work to suit with production needs.
  1. Any other duties which might reasonably be requested in association with this role in order to meet the needs of the business.
  2. Adhere to all company rules and procedures, paying particular attention to health and safety.


Location: English Provender Company Newbury


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