Maintenance Engineer

Recruiter
ATA Recruitment
Location
Leicestershire
Posted
06 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Role – Maintenance Engineer

Salary – £40,000 (£60,000+ with overtime)

Shift – 5 on 4off, 4 on 5 off, 4 on 4 off

Location – Leicester

The Company

My Client is a leading manufacturer within the food industry and currently have an 80% market share, producing 50+ tonnes per day. They supply to all the major high street supermarkets such as Tesco’s, Morrisons, Asda and more. Due to rapid growth within the business they are currently looking for another Maintenance Engineer to join their fantastic team.

Originally a family owned business founded over 200 years ago, they now have 19 sites in the UK with more sites being announced each year. The Leicester site employs over 700 people across production engineering and logistics.

The Role

The Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer will be required to cover breakdowns and PPM’s across all production lines. Currently they have equipment such as slicers, dicers, conveyors, presses, refrigeration plants and check weighers, rollers, ovens and fully automated packaging lines. 80% of your time will be covering breakdowns and 20% on PPMs. Their target is to minimise the breakdowns to 40% within the next 12 months and be proactive rather than reactive, through an extensive Continuous Improvement and LEAN project that all the Multiskilled Maintenance Engineers will be involved with.

Electrically the successful candidate will be fault finding with a multimeter on electrical system from Electrical drawings, plus fault finding through to inputs and outputs on PLC system. All modifications and coding on PLCs are dealt with by external contactors and are not a prerequisite for candidates. Mechanically the Multiskilled Maintenance Engineer will need to be able to strip down and replace components, including bearings, shafts, rollers, gearboxes, cams, hydraulics, pneumatics, pumps and compressors.

On day one you will be put through any training necessary and an induction will be taken place. After any shadowing and training needed you will then be required to attend any breakdowns and carry out any PPM’s / Tasks delegated to yourself and be able to work off your own initiative.

The Candidate

To be successful in your application you must have the following:

* Apprentice trained or equivalent in mechanical or electrical
* Worked in an automated environment
* Multiskilled with a mechanical or an electrical biased

If you want to progress within a well know business who is going to put as much effort into you as an individual as you put into them, then please apply or call Dan on (Apply online only)

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