Maintenance Engineer

Allied Protek Technical Recruitment Ltd
19 Apr 2018
01 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently looking for an experienced Senior Maintenance Engineer for our client based near Doncaster.

You will be responsible for the mechanical and electrical maintenance of food production machinery.

Duties will include:

  • Daily start up and running of checks
  • Daily, weekly, monthly and other periodic checks
  • Lubrication and adjustments
  • Planned overhaul and maintenance tasks
  • Accurate recording of all activities using a CMMS
  • Carrying our root cause analysis in the event of failures
  • Being responsible for the identification of critical spares
  • Liaise with staff to minimise downtime
  • Increase plant availability and OEE
  • Assist in developing the maintenance strategy
  • Be responsible for maintaining service and quality standards
  • Be aware of the department budget
  • Be prepared to undergo plant specific training if and when required
  • Work a varied shift pattern, covering non production hours
  • Be a strong team player, with the confidence to also work alone
  • Share best practise knowledge with colleagues
  • Train junior engineers

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Must have completed a recognised engineering apprenticeship
  • Minimum ONC level, preferably HNC
  • Level 2 food hygiene certificate (desirable)

Preferred Skills:

  • Electrical or mechanical engineer (Or dual skilled)
  • PLC knowledge desirable
  • Experience of planned preventative maintenance
  • Understanding of HACCP, COSHH, PUWER and Health and Safety legislation
  • Competent user of IT packages
  • Good communicator
  • Trained trainer

Previous experience in food processing will be an advantage but training will be given for the right candidate.

Interested applicants must be prepared to work a three shift system, including nights and weekends. The role offers good earning potential, £36,000 and a strong benefits package.

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