Maintenance Technicians Mechanically Biased

Hunter Selection Ltd
East London, London
08 Jul 2017
07 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Maintenance Technicians (Mechanically Biased)
East London - Thames River
3-Shift Monday-Friday (6-2 / 2-10 / 10-6)

Our client is a leading food manufacturer, with a reputation for product quality which is second to none and industry leading standards. They are looking for a couple of mechanically biased maintenance engineers to join their expanding team as they grow as a business. A very exciting time to join one of the UK's main food suppliers into all major supermarkets.

Role & Responsibilities:

*Carry out reactive & planned maintenance on a variety of high-speed packaging & food production machinery
*Working on such machinery as packers, conveyors, liquid fillers, plastics bottling lines, labellers, printers, weighers, sealers, cappers
*Dealing with maintenance of boilers systems, plant equipment, PLC's, motors, gearboxes, drives, inverters, steam systems & pipework
*Continuous improvement approach to maintenance engineering
*Be part of the site based projects team on new installation & machine upgrades
*Monitor efficiencies on all production machinery & create process improvements

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

*Must be a mechanically biased maintenance engineer
*Ideally have worked in food, FMCG or packaging manufacturing
*Time-served apprenticeship - ideally to NVQ Level 3 or HNC level
*Must have the right approach, attitude and drive to improvement engineering
*Knowledge of continuous improvements & lean manufacturing beneficial
*Flexible with working shifts and overtime if needed
*Electrical fault finding skills
*Ideally have worked on a variety of high-speed packaging machinery
*Bonus to be able to carry out mechanical fabrication, fitting & welding

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Shifts & Benefits Package:

*Shift:-3-Shift Monday-Friday (6am-2pm / 2pm-10pm / 10pm-6am) - 8hr Shifts
*Salary:- £35k-£40k + Overtime
*Benefits:- Private Pension, Life Assurance, Bonus Scheme, 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays

Job Reference No: SE1246 / 534

Suitable candidates should apply immediately by calling our Managing Consultant for this vacancy -
Chris Gumm on or by sending your CV directly to him at

We regret that this client is not prepared to sponsor work permit or work permit transfer applications. Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.
Hunter Selection is an employment consultancy and currently has permanent vacancies for Engineering and Manufacturing professionals throughout the South West & South East of England. If you are looking for work in this area, we may be able to assist you. Contact us directly on and discuss your requirements with one of our dedicated consultants