Maintenance Engineer

Recruiter
ATA Recruitment
Location
Kent
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: Medway estate
Shifts: 4 on 4 off days/nights
Salary: £35,000-37,000
Plent of other benefits.

About the client

My client, one of the UKs best known manufacturers of microwaveable rice and largest employers within the Kent area are recruiting for Maintenance Engineers to join their ever-growing team. First established within the 80’s on a rice farm in India, my client has become a national player turning over £60million last year and sits within the Sunday times fast track 100 league table as one of the fastest growing companies in the UK.

About the role

As a maintenance Engineer you will be responsible for carrying out reactive and scheduled maintenance on equipment within the food industry that produce over a million units per week. These include, mixers, conveyors, weighs, metal detectors, packing lines which are all operated through a PLC system. You will be tasked with contributing to an improvement culture, enhancing quality, efficiency, safety and waste reduction.

About you

As a Maintenance Engineer you will have previous experience in food manufacturing and have the following;

* Hold an electrical qualification (City and guilds or equivalent apprenticeship) with strong knowledge of working electrical parts including, Electrical motors, inverters, relays, drives and contactors.
* Be conversant with mechanical components including pneumatics, bearings, pumps and couplings.
* Have experience diagnosing faults, using a multimeter and the PLC system.
* You will also have experience working from a PPM schedule and carrying out reactive maintenance.
* You will also be self-motivated, be able to use your own initiative working alone.

The benefits

* Real career progression – Promotion from within.
* Further training - internal/external including further electrical/mechanical qualification.
* Working within an established and stable team.
* Great benefits package.

If you believe you have the relevant experience please call me on (Apply online only)

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