Multi-skilled Engineer

12 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Multi-skilled Engineer
Salary: £40,000 - £42,000

Already a Multi-skilled engineer in the food industry? Electrically biased and familiar with PLC’s? Hold an electrical and mechanical engineering qualification?
If so, then read on...

Our client is a well known food manufacturer who have been recognised for continuous innovation and high quality products. They are seeking a Maintenance Engineer who is strong both electrically and mechanically to join their dynamic engineering team.

Reporting directly into the Engineering Team Leader, your overall day-to-day responsibility will be to minimise downtime by ensuring PPM’s are met and breakdowns are responded to in a timely-manner.

Key Responsibilities:

Maximise machine availability by delivering a comprehensive maintenance plan including planned and reactive maintenance
Update colleagues and the PPM system on a daily basis to ensure information is kept up to date and accurate
Support production requirements by delivering a first-class proactive service
Work closely with the production team to deliver efficient machine setup and effective start-ups
Work with contractors, agencies and other employees to ensure the smooth running of the factory
Champion specific machinery and projects
Manage own self to meet business objectives to agreed timescales

The following skills, experience and attributes would be advantageous to your application:

Apprenticeship or qualification in both mechanical and electrical engineering e.g HNC or NVQ
Experience in FMCG environment (preferably food manufacturing)
Hands-on experience in maintenance of manufacturing equipment
Understanding of steam generation and plant refrigeration
Experience using PLC’s and CMMS systems
Good level of literacy and numeracy
Flexible regarding working hours

If you are seeking a new opportunity and you feel that you meet the above criteria, then please send an updated copy of your CV or contact Oli Edwards on (Apply online only) for more information.

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Multi-skilled Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Maintenance Technician, Engineering Technician, Mechanical Technician, Electrical Technician, Food, Beverage, Drinks, Fresh, Chilled, Frozen, Ambient, Bakery, Confectionery, Sea Food, Agriculture, Pet Food

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