Engineering Assistant - 412BR

Ref: 412BR | Permanent | Engineering, Food Manufacturing |

Job Specification

Job Title: Engineering Assistant
Job Reference: 412BR
Salary Guide: Salary between £20000.00 and £24000.00 depending on candidate experience and skillset
Listing Category: Engineering, Food Manufacturing
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Job Description

Due to rapid expansion at Bakkavor Desserts, Highbridge, we are now seeking an Engineering Administrator to provide support to the engineering team with engineering stock control, general & unskilled engineering tasks and management of the permit to work process.

Qualification Requirements Must Have:

Flexible approach & willingness to learn
Good communication skills (inc. good standard of written & spoken English)
Computer Literate (Microsoft Office) & confidence to learn bespoke systems
Organised with attention to detail
Interest in engineering & Health and safety

Skills Role Accountabilities:

1 Control & monitor engineering stock levels to prevent stock out of critical items.

2 Liaise with suppliers for purchase ordering, price checking & orders progress chasing

3 Keep accurate records of stock movement & generate weekly / monthly reports for the engineering manager.

4 Liaise with suppliers to negotiate terms to ensure most economic & efficient supply. Review supplier’s performance regularly & make recommendations for improvements.

5 Manage the issuing of work permits to contractors ensuring compliance with all health & safety requirements. Train other people in the department to ensure adequate cover

6 Assist the engineering team with unskilled work on site

7 Keep all engineering storage areas clean & tidy.

8 Comply with safety, health & environment requirements.

9 Support the Engineering Manager with project work as required

10 Provide cover as and when required for Engineering Coordinator & Site Services Engineer

Additional Requirements

Shift pattern:

Days, Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm.


25 days holiday not including bank holidays.


Personal accident cover, company development schemes

Closing date: 16th November 2016

Please note: Bakkavor Desserts partners with select few recruitment partners in addition to direct applicants on some vacancies - your agency representative will be able to issue you with a reference number for your application if it is a legitimate introduction to ourselves.