Maintenance Engineer

Blackfields Associates
08 Mar 2018
17 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Shift Maintenance Engineer - Bedfordshire - Permanent - Up to £41,000

A leading FMCG business are presently seeking a Multi Skilled Shift Maintenance Engineer for their plant in Bedfordshire. This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful manufacturer of well-known brands.

Key Accountabilities:

To deal with plant or machinery breakdowns, planned preventative and predictive maintenance, refurbishment, installation, improvements and modifications in order to minimise downtime and maintain the equipment in the best possible condition.

The successful candidate must be willing to work as a multi-skilled hands-on engineer and have a desire to improve machinery availability, life cycle costs and efficiency.

The successful candidate will also be responsible for ensuring all engineering works are carried out to a high engineering, quality, safety and hygiene standard including shift reports and handovers.

Applicants will require the following skills & experience:

Completion of a recognised Engineering Apprenticeship
Qualified to at least NVQ Level 3 or BTEC in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
Previous experience within an FMCG manufacturing environment (essential)
Ability to solve problems using a logical thought process and implement solutions to prevent reoccurrence
Ability to work consistently to high standards and prioritise tasks according to the workload
The jobholder will be able to show evidence of being able to work under pressure in a fast moving environment
Sound decision-making skills
The ability to work as part of a team or independently as the situation demands
Good communication skills with internal and external functions
To be fully conversant with the permit to work and isolation procedures
3 - 5 years' experience as a multi-skilled engineer with competencies in electrical and software engineering (PLC)

The position involves covering a 4 shift system including 8hr days & 8hr nights and offers a salary up to £41,000

Candidates wishing to apply for this opportunity should contact Gary Crawley, Blackfield Associates on Tel: or E-mail:

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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