General information

All posting locations: Telford, , United Kingdom

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Date Published: 26-May-2023

Ref #: R-70481

Description & Requirements


  • £42-000 - £49-000 Depending on Experience


  • To provide pro-active maintenance and technical support to the operations and engineering team to optimise production output for your process area.
  • Coordinate a robust engineering team to provide proactive thinking and behaviours to minimize downtime on your process area.
  • Utilise the resources available in the most effective and efficient ways- prioritizing H&S- Food Safety/Quality at all times.
  • Ensure all maintenance tasks are planned- organized and executed with the least effort at the best cost.
  • Transfer knowledge to the Line teams and assure the proper level of skills and qualification successfully deploy the loss elimination skills needed for the Line to deliver the line and team goals.
  • Ensure alignment with Line Leader and process area teams- supporting the training and development of equipment /process/area/ system- owners.


  • Develop and execute the preventative maintenance plan within agreed time scales and are optimised to minimise expenditure
  • Monitor plant performance/efficiencies- attend the operations performance accountability meetings and own immediate actions- support the coordinating shift engineering team to action accordingly within a safe and timely manner whilst minimising cost
  • Ensure that business systems such as SAP are being used effectively to develop a planned maintenance strategy. Support the development of these systems within the engineering function.
  • Ensure root-cause analysis is conducted for all relevant failures with corrective action plan implemented
  • Responsible for food safety and product quality as defined by regulatory- Kraft Heinz and local procedures. It is the jobholder’s responsibility to escalate any issues that might compromise food safety and product quality


  • Reduced # of breakdowns due to improper maintenance overhaul / restoration procedures.
  • Down time due to scheduled maintenance is optimized- reduced- and at target to deliver Line goals.
  • Equipment performance is controlled and predictable- due to percent increase of planned maintenance work (=> 85% planned work and 85% PR and < 8 unplanned stops / day is the goal).
  • Through the updating of standards & procedures- maintenance costs (parts & labor) are reduced and in line with forecast.
  • Owns results for: technical training of team- defect handling system- execution of the 52-week plan and MRO costs for the process.


  • 27 days annual leave- plus Bank Holidays-
  • Options to 'buy' additional annual leave-
  • Tusker Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme - no deposit- and insurance- servicing and maintenance are included-
  • Cycle to Work scheme-
  • Discounts on gym memberships-
  • Company matches and exceeds your pension contributions (up to 7%)-
  • 12x Life Assurance
  • Virtual GP-
  • Best Doctors service - connects you with world leading specialists from the comfort of your home-
  • Private Medical Insurance-
  • Critical Illness Insurance-
  • Eyecare-
  • Savings on MOT- servicing and repairs at Halfords Autocentre-
  • Savings on Vodafone pay monthly deals.

About Us

Kraft Heinz is a global food company with a delicious heritage. With iconic and emerging food and beverage brands around the world, we deliver the best taste, fun and quality to every meal table we touch. We’re on a mission to disrupt not only our own business, but the global food industry. A consumer obsession and unexpected partnerships fuel our progress as we drive innovation across every part of our company.

Around the world, our people are connected by a culture of ownership, agility and endless curiosity. We also believe in being good humans, who are working to improve our company, communities, and planet. We’re proud of where we’ve been – and even more thrilled about where we’re headed – as we nourish the world and lead the future of food.

Why Us

We grow our people to grow our business. We champion great people who bring ambition, curiosity, and high performance to the table as the guardians of our beloved and nostalgic brands. Good isn't good enough. We choose greatness every day by challenging the ordinary and making bold decisions. All while celebrating our wins - and our failures – as we work together to lead the future of food.

Challenging the status quo takes talent. We invest in your purpose and potential by developing skills and nurturing strengths that leave a legacy on our business and a lasting impact on your career. Because great people make great companies, and we’re growing something great here at Kraft Heinz.

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes.