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Asset Care Leader

Job ID: R-15409 Category: Supply Chain Location: Leeds, Leeds, England Date posted: 06/10/2021
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JOB TITLE: Asset Care Leader
SHIFT: Days based.

Competitive salary with other generous benefits.

Unilever is one of the world’s leading suppliers of Food, Home and Personal Care products with sales in over 190 countries and reaching 2 billion consumers a day. Unilever has more than 400 brands found in homes around the world, including Persil, Dove, Knorr, Domestos, Hellmann’s, Lipton, Wall’s, PG Tips, Ben & Jerry’s, Marmite, Magnum and Lynx. Faced with the challenge of climate change and the need for human development, we want to move towards a world where everyone can live well and within the natural limits of the planet. That’s why our purpose is ‘to make sustainable living commonplace’.

Our Supply Chain teams play a vital role in getting our goods to consumers; from sourcing rawmaterials to manufacturing and delivering theend product. You could be finding a new way to get 12,000 litres of ice cream across the desert without it melting; or designing a more efficient distribution network to enable us to store and deliver our products sustainably to our customers.Our Global Supply Chain includes approximately 100,000 employees who work with over 70,000 suppliers and 1.5 million farmers. We manage a logistics network that transports acrossa distance of over1.5 billion km a year.

In the UK & Ireland, we are home to the production of PG Tips, Magnum, Pot Noodle, Persil and many more.Looking forward, we want to embracethe digital revolutionin order tobuild a more agile, integrated and synchronized Supply Chain. ​Be part of the most successful purpose-led business in the world and see the true impactthat you’re having in the work you do. There’s always a new challenge to tackle and our peoplehave the opportunity tomake a big impact every day on a local level, across Europe and the world.

Reporting to the Technical Manager, the Asset Care Leader will take full leadership responsibility for the Asset Care Resource in their area and is a member of the Engineering Leadership Team. The ACL will have direct line responsibility for the PM Technicians, Shift Craft and Shift Electricians (or Dual Skilled Craft) in their area. In addition, ACLs may manage Stores Controller/Maintenance Planner resource. The ACL will also manage the Repair & Maintenance budgets for their area.

Organise and plan maintenance activities so that assets are maintained safely and cost effectively meeting agreed production performance measures

Responsible for overseeing completion, prioritising and analysis of tags

Feedback tag analysis at appropriate forum

Responsible for team completing and data capture of break down recording

Permit Authoriser for the area

Manage Contractors working in the area

Accountable for completion of and monitor of safety critical maintenance

Procedure for control of non-routine engineering work

Procedure for isolation

Procedure for control of Routine Maintenance

Engineering Waste management

Manage and lead the Asset Care Teams

Responsible for the recruitment and selection of new team members

Fully implement HR policies related to team members and their activities

Understand Union agreements and work in partnership with Union Representatives

Ensure availability of personnel to ensure support of the production plan

Ensure with support from logistics, that the Asset Care Team is aware of line priorities

Liaise with other functions (primarily Supply Chain Coordinators) to ensure that any problems adversely affecting the delivery of the plan can be quickly and efficiently resolved

Degree or NVQ equivalent in a relevant Engineering discipline

IOSH Managing safely and Process Safety

Minimum 5 years practical engineering experience and leadership at supervisory level

Incorporated Engineer

Expenditure and budgetary control

Unilever is a global Fast-Moving Consumer Goods company in the UK and Ireland.  We are already on target to achieve our huge ambition to double the size of our business globally whilst reducing our environmental impact. We are growing our business and also doing what is right for our consumers, community and environment.  We are developing brands for people’s lives today and for the changing environment tomorrow - making sustainable living commonplace.

Working at Unilever means that you get to take part in this exciting journey and work with amazing people who are really passionate about our large portfolio of famous brands. We want to improve billions of lives and you too can join us in making a sustainable difference.

Diversity at Unilever is about inclusion, embracing differences, creating possibilities and growing together for better business performance. We embrace diversity in our workforce. This means giving full and fair consideration to all applicants and continuing development of all employees regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and maternity.

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