Maintenance Engineer - Food & Beverage

White Recruitment Engineering & Construction
Rochester, Kent
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Maintenance Engineer - Rochester - £30000 - £32000

Your new job role

A growing food business based in Rochester are looking for a Maintenance Engineer to join their growing team. This is a fast paced working environment that will be challenging & rewarding, previous experience working within a food manufacturing environment or FMCG manufacturing environment is essential!


  • £30000 - £32000 per annum
  • Weekly night shift allowance of £30
  • 5 week rotating shift pattern - Days, nights & weekend shifts (shift times are 06:00 - 18:00 OR 18:00 - 06:00)
  • 27 days holiday
  • Pension contribution

Your roles within your new job

  • Be prepared to develop the necessary skills and to efficiently carry out all maintenance team member tasks
  • Contribute to and help implement continuous improvement, so as to enhance quality, efficiency, safety and waste reduction
  • Work on breakdowns and/or emergency repairs
  • Responsible for ensuring daily checks are carried out efficiently and in a timely manner
  • To ensure all works carried out are compliant with Health and Safety requirements
  • Take an active role in PPM jobs under the advice and guidance of the team leader
  • Ensure all work undertaken is reportable and auditable
  • Enter any planned maintenance on work request forms
  • Any work request forms that are passed forward for action should be completed in full by the engineer or passed forward to the line manager if appropriate
  • Help & assist in the training of others and identify own training needs

Requirements to succeed as a Maintenance Engineer

  • Electrical qualification (City and Guilds or equivalent apprenticeship)
  • Previous experience in the food manufacturing industry
  • Previous experience in providing maintenance support on production and packing lines
  • Strong Knowledge in working with Bearings, Pumps, Couplings, Pneumatics, Metrology, Electrical systems, Electrical motors, PLC Systems, Drives, Electronics, Process Control, Fault Diagnosis and Safety
  • Experienced in installations, breakdowns and planned maintenance
  • Experienced in routine checks and identification of preventative measures


If your experience matches please forward your CV immediatelyWhite Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy