Multi-skilled Shift Maintenance Engineer / Technician

Minstrell Recruitment Ltd
Milton Keynes
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer

£34,000 - £37,000

3 shift earlys, lates and nights.

Milton Keynes


·To carry out all engineering / technical maintenance and overhauls on the site to a satisfactory conclusion.

·To undertake any engineering / technical breakdown as requested to a satisfactory conclusion.

·To ensure the level of electrical / Mechanical spares are always maintained.

·To enhance the engineering / technical standards of the plant with the use of a thorough planned maintenance system.

·To ensure all site essential services are maintained to optimum levels at all times. (Compressors, Transformers, LV Switchgear & Loading equipment)

·To ensure quality, hygiene and housekeeping standards are maintained to comply with company standards at all times.

·To ensure the company Health and Safety Policy is adhered to in the plant at all times by all Engineering Personnel.

·Liaise closely with other functions e.g. Shift Supervisors, Production Manager, Quality & EHS Officer, Engineering personnel and Operations Manager to ensure adequate information is relayed to optimise performance.

·Control a spares store properly indexed with a system for controlling the issue and subsequent re-order.

·Ensure the present planned maintenance schedules are correct and recorded.

·Suggest and initiate new projects to enhance the sites performance.

·Ensure effective use of Engineering spares / resource.

·Comply with the current agreed call out system, providing the site with essential out of hours engineering cover.

·Initiate any changes to working practices as deemed necessary in the interest of enhancing the sites performance.

·Responsible for any Engineering / Electrical breakdown within the site.

·Responsible for all Electrical distribution equipment on the site HV. LV. etc.

·To liaise and take responsibility of relevant project work on the site.

·To maintain a working maintenance schedule for the essential sites equipment.



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.

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