Installation and Development Engineer

AMF Recruitment Ltd
£28000 - £30000/annum
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Installation and Development Engineer
Wakefield Region

Our client in the Wakefield area have an immediate requirement to recruit 2 project based engineers to their team.

This is a new opportunity for a proven; hands on Installation & Development Engineer to join a successful business serving several of the World’s major food manufacturing companies.

The nature of the work will be varied and challenging due to the broad variety of engineering disciplines and machinery involved; the wide product range and the ever changing demands of our customers. You will be primarily responsible for the “hands on” installation and commissioning of packing and process machinery.

Working within the Installation & Development Team reporting to the Project Manager you will assist and support the factory maintenance function with both “hands on” and with technical knowledge to improve all aspects of business efficiency. This will include continual improvement of machinery change over times (SMED) leading to increased machinery “Up Time”

When required you will be one of the sites technical points of contact for the resolution of all day to day aspects of engineering issues factory wide.

• You will be the main point of contact for contractors/external companies to include PTW/SSOW/organisation of work to be carried out on site.
•Liaise with all parties internally and externally to ensure all relevant people have the information and timescale to carry out project work, with minimal disruption to site operations.
• Must have a flexible approach to overtime as dictated by project requirements

Demonstrate a Pro-Active approach to problem solving with a can do attitude and an eye for detail. You will set the example and play a major part in driving up the engineering standards and procedures across the entire factory site.

Create and implement handover documentation for both new and existing equipment, this will include technical documents manuals and PPM instructions

The Person:-
• Previous supervisory experience preferred but not essential
• Demonstrated development, commissioning and Setting Up similar Packaging Machinery
(Multihead Weighers, Bagging Machines, Flowrappers, Carton Erectors etc.) within a food environment preferred
• Will have an understanding and appreciate the values of “Lean manufacture”
• Must be comfortable communicating at all levels of the business
• Able to communicate your thoughts and ideas in the form of drawings and sketches
• Possess a good understanding of mechanical / electrical systems and drawings


• Multi Skilled Engineer preferably from a food environment
• Educated to ONC / HNC level in a relevant Engineering discipline
• Fully computer literate the ability to use Auto-CAD is desirable but not essential
• Able to provide handover and PPM plans for both new and older installations

This is a permanent role working a regular day shift 08:00 - 16:30 Monday to Friday.

In return you can expect a salary of £28k.

For more info, please call Andrew on (Apply online only).

This role is being advertised by AMF Recruitment, a specialist recruitment business supporting the manufacturing industry