Multi Skilled Engineer

Affinity Personnel Limited
11 Jan 2018
11 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Multi-skilled Engineer

Based: Rochdale , United Kingdom

Salary: Competitive + Benefits

A vacancy has arisen for an Engineer at our client site in Rochdale, reporting to the Engineering Team Leader.


·Continuously assesses company plant and equipment for efficiency, purpose and implement improvements so that output will be optimised, inform of non-compliances

·Use line monitoring, fault finding and problem solving systems/techniques in order to maximise utilisation of all company plant and equipment, by minimising downtime through scheduled maintenance, and continuous improvement

·Help reduce the companies "Carbon Footprint" by efficient utilisation of resources, ie: Energy Usage, Waste Disposal

·Liaise and work closely with the production team, enabling timely start-up of plant

·Work safely, complying with the obligations under Health and Safety regulations

·Prepares estimates, requisitions and inspection of equipment

·Manage small projects and assists with major projects

·Regularly carry out audits for compliance to AIB/ EFSIS/ GMP Standards

·Works with Production and Quality teams to improve and develop operating practices to enhance product quality and customer service requirements.


·Education in engineering discipline.

·Working experience in food or consumer products industry, supported by a good track record of acquiring Engineering skills, continuous learning,

·Good understanding of inter-discipline skills and multi-skilling

·Solid grounding in food handling safe practices with an awareness of HACCP, PUWER, LOLA and COSHH

·Good team player, with the ability to highlight continuous improvement opportunities and work on your own initiative

·PC literate (Experience of MS Word, Lotus Notes and Excel Spreadsheets)

·Good written and verbal communication skills – ability to deal with both suppliers and internal customers

·Able to interpret schematic diagrams and machine drawings

·Logical thinker and problem solver with the ability to trouble shout and fault find on production facility SAP experience desirable but not essential

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