Senior Engineer

Date: 22-Jul-2021

Location: Bristol, GB

Company: Accolade Wines

Enrich Your Everyday

At Accolade Wines, our purpose is to enrich everyday moments through our amazing wine brands. It goes without saying that everything we do as an organisation and as individuals is in service of fulfilling this purpose.
As one of the world’s leading wine companies, our award-winning portfolio includes loved brands such as Hardys, Grant Burge, St Hallett, House of Arras, Petaluma, Banrock Station, Mud House, Jam Shed, Tatachilla, Brookland Valley and many more.

The driving force behind our business is our people, their expertise, their passion and their professionalism. With over 1,400 dedicated employees in Australia, the UK, Europe, Asia, South Africa, New Zealand and North and South America, it is our teamwork that sets us apart.

About the role and location

We have a new opportunity for a  Senior Engineer to join our Production team  at The Park site close to the M5 near Bristol.  
Working hours- annualised shift pattern (days & nights).

The Senior Engineer role is centred on continuous improvement, deep systems and process expertise, coaching and education of engineering staff, and implementation of new projects and manufacturing capabilities. 
In this role you will support the Production Manager, the Production Engineering Manager and lead a team of multi-disciplinary engineers (with up to 6 direct reports) in the support of new and ongoing production and site machinery.

Key Accountabilities

• To continuously challenge, innovate and improve the department performance through the implementation of a Lean operational philosophy.
• To provide systems expertise and ensure the machinery systems are maintained to optimum levels utilising internal resource primarily
• To undertake re programming where machine functions require alteration to optimise all systems functionality throughout the site.
• Diagnose Line Data Systems and Line Management Systems (e.g.LineView) to analyse/increase efficiencies on the line.
• To ensure that processes are managed and developed in a manner which achieve the targeted measures.
• To lead developing the engineering personnel skill base particularly in relation to machinery systems.
•  Lead the production engineers in progressing the lean philosophy ensuring continuous improvements across all areas of business processes are achieved.

About you

Required Experience:
• Project Management and Implementation
• Extensive experience within a production/packaging environment
• Experience of visualisation/SCADA systems and Allen Bradley logic control
• Knowledge of drive systems both inverter and servo controlled, including diagnosing and parameter replacement.
• Experience and knowledge of automatic valve sequencing
• Experience of inspection systems using sensor, microprocessor and camera technology

About the offer

In addition to a competitive salary we also offer a fantastic range of benefits
If this sounds like your next role please click on the apply button.  The closing date for the vacancy is  5th August 2021. 
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