• 7th May 2024

PPM Engineer

PPM Engineer

PPM Engineer 150 150 JDM Food Group

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Will possess a minimum of 3 years as a mechanically biased engineer in the food manufacturing sector.
  • Will have a basic understanding of the importance of electrical safety and the hazards surrounding this.
  • Will be confident in reading manufacturers manuals and internal ppm plans
  • Will be IT literate

The Role:

As a PPM Engineer, you will be responsible for undertaking planned preventative maintenance works on all equipment across site. You will review, support and modify existing ppm plans including frequencies and parts and report all findings and recommendations to the engineering management team. You will uphold effective communication on site, particularly with engineering management, engineering stores person, operations team and the planning department. You will lead by example, providing good Health and Safety practises on site.

Key Responsibilities & Duties:


  • Comply and maintain safe production processes, including following appropriate food safety and Health and Safety procedures, while keeping data and reports up to date.
  • Support with routine safety audits and inspections.
  • Report on near misses within your own department, and other areas of the business.


  • Support audits, where requested to help to rectify any areas of concern in the business.
  • Report any food safety near misses or concerns to the relevant section manager or manufacturing manager.


  • Ensure PPM’s are carried out in line with the schedule to reduce downtime and improve operations efficiency.
  • Review existing PPM plans to ensure they reflect the required maintenance intervals and necessary parts changes.
  • Implement new PPM plans which are not on the system.
  • Use the on-site CMMS to capture all relevant information.
  • Update records as and where required for the engineering department.
  • Achieve Key Performance Targets as agreed with Engineering Management.
  • Have good housekeeping habits, disposing of packaging, wrapping etc.
  • Ensure that workshop facilities and canteen are maintained and cleaned frequently and to the correct standard.
  • Be proactive in looking for solutions to improve any working area – Quality and Continuous Improvement (QCIT).
  • Use Company business software where necessary – Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, Maintain X and SAP with training

Personal Specifications:

  • Adhere to stated policies and procedures relating to Health and Safety and Food Safety and report any issues you may become aware of to JDM management
  • Adhere to stated policies and procedures relating to Food Safety and report any hygiene issues which you feel are out of your control to JDM management
  • Work harmoniously and closely with all colleagues
  • Liaise with other members of the engineering department to achieve common company goals
  • Share information and where appropriate skills with other members of engineering
  • Treat others as equals
  • Discourage blame culture
  • Show a positive attitude to work tasks
  • Show a helpful and open attitude to all aspects of your position
  • Maintain a positive attitude, no matter how tedious the job and encourage others to do the same
  • Be able to work under own initiative, without supervision
  • Take ownership and accountability for all work done on site
  • Possess a polite and friendly telephone manner
  • Undertake any in-house or external training sessions

Hours of work:

  • Monday – Thursday 06:00 – 18:00
Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Bicker
Salary/Rate: £18.62 Per Hour

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