Multiskilled Maintenance Engineer (mech bias)

10 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Multiskilled Maintenance Engineer Continental shifts

Title - Multiskilled Maintenance Engineer

Shifts - Continentals. 2 days, 2 nights 4 off

Location - Clay Cross Salary - £35,000

Package - Overtime + 33 days holiday + contributory pension + cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers + expenses


I am currently recruiting for a global, FTSE 250 engineering business, whose turnover sits at a staggering £4.8b.
They are comprised of a total of 4 divisions and employ around 27,000 people in more than 35 countries.
The UK operation consists of 60 sites and operates across all 4 divisions, which include; packaging, recycling, paper and plastics.

The site in Clay Cross possesses a technologically advanced engineering suite which is mostly automated.
It's a dedicated site for the creation of packaging for a range of clients including Bulmers, most/all major supermarket chains and Amazon amongst many others.


As the Multiskilled Maintenance Engineer, you will be working with a packaging/FMCG environment and will be responsible for;

  • 70% of the role is mechanical
  • 60% planned maintenance
  • Responsible for Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) and Reactive Maintenance on a variety of end-of-line packaging machinery which includes case formers, inserters, top sealers, partition inserters, case packers and bag in box.
  • Mechanically - removing and replacing broken and worn component parts, fault finding, stripping down gearboxes and mechanical assemblies.
  • Electrically - Dreading schematic diagrams and fault finding. Interrogating HMI screens and using them to help identify possible faults.


  • Possess NVQ level 3 Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical capable of reading drawings and fault finding
  • Come from a packaging, FMCG or high volume production environment

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