Electrically Biased Maintenance Engineer - Food Industry

Minstrell Recruitment Ltd
08 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen with a world leading Company for a Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer based in Enfield, London

Electrically Biased Maintenance Engineer Automated | Food Industry

£42,000 to £46,000 plus pension, over time, training & development

This is a shift role which involves 12hr days and nights. Experience will be considered from any automated or FMCG fast moving industry. If you are electrically biased and of a positive mind set with built in flexibility / adaptability then I would like to hear from you.

The successful candidate will be a skilled engineer who will combine their knowledge of engineering and manufacturing principles to support the delivery of a successful Production Facility. Working as part of a high performing team, focusing on the preventative maintenance and optimisation of all site equipment and processes.


  • Your main responsibilities will include; effectively performing electrical and mechanical maintenance of all process and packaging equipment; actively maintaining a detailed PPM system and ensure its compliance in a flexible and efficient manner.
  • You will be part of a high performing team embracing a shared knowledge culture.
  • This multi skilled engineer role is not only about running and maintaining equipment (although a significant part of the role), but in developing continuous improvement teams and leading/facilitating these through a number of lean manufacturing areas to deliver improvements across the site.
  • This will include the delivery of planned/predictive engineering maintenance across all production lines & process areas, continuous improvement facilitation of cross-functional teams, using a combination of tools & techniques such as TPM, RCM, FMEA, 5'S and Kaizen events etc
  • Identification and implementation of improvement ideas to achieve world-class standards relating to OEE, quality and H&S measurements across the facility.

Skills Required:

  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing environment as a Multi Skilled engineer is essential along with experience or demonstrable appreciation of FMCG (desirable) engineering/maintenance.
  • You will be qualified to ONC or equivalent in manufacturing/operations areas.
  • Experience of Automation/PLC is essential, Siemens control systems preferred.
  • You will be a strong communicator, be confident when dealing with people at all levels and have the ability to express ideas effectively in individual and group situations.

The successful candidate will work a 42 hour week on a rotating shift pattern, so flexibility is a key requirement of this role. In return you can expect a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to work with market leading company that encourages internal promotion.

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Served a full engineering indentured apprenticeship and/or qualified to a minimum of NVQ level 3 or equivalent
  • Multi skilled in both electrical and mechanical disciplines
  • Experience with PLC?s
  • Automation FMCG Experience
  • Basic workshop skills
  • Able to fault find and rectify
  • Experience of planned preventative maintenance
  • Good communications skills at all levels. Excellent English communication skills (written & verbal).
  • Experience of working to appropriate health & safety standards and regulations
  • Able to prioritize in a complex, fast-paced environment.
  • Willingness to train and learn new skills.
  • Must have flexibility in working hours and shift patterns to provide cover for operational requirements.

Application Process:

If you have the above skills and wish to be considered for this position or find out more details then please submit your CV.

I will endeavour to contact all applicants however if you do not hear from me within two weeks then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful.

This job was originally posted as www.jobsite.co.uk/job/959487069