Maintenance Engineer - Electrically Biased

Adept Resourcing
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Adept Resourcing Engineering and Technical Division are working with our established client to recruit an Asset Care Shift Technician to join their team.

The Role:

  • To help deliver the asset care plan & provide a World Class maintenance support to the site.
  • Assisting the maintenance management team in complying with all H&S responsibilities, legal compliance, delivering efficiencies, continuous in respect of production/packaging, services, buildings and all other ancillary equipment.
  • The individual is part of a small team of 8 shift based engineers who will be responsible for closing out a mixture of Reactive, Planned and Proactive actions as they arise in a busy factory environment.
  • Deliver timely first line response and quality remedial countermeasures to breakdowns, inefficient performance and all identifiable waste streams.
  • To work within all necessary EH&S legislation and to proactively contribute to raising the standards across the company.
  • Site response area of accountability includes, but not limited to: Production, Packaging, Distribution, Services, Facilities, Offices & external areas.
  • Carry out planned and proactive work activities as directed by the maintenance plan, working to high standards, identifying follow up work and demonstrating pride and ownership every day.
  • Where required, work with production and packaging teams to ensure lines run efficiently, plans are met, customers are supplied and a close working team spirit is at the core of everything that we do.
  • Contribute and assist in the management of the site CMMS system, including reviews, scheduling and PM content, in order to drive a high quality, low cost department.

The Candidate:

  • Time served apprentice
  • Electrically biased, with a good level of mechanical knowledge and experience
  • Evidence and experience in a continuous improvement environment
  • Manufacturing background
  • City and Guilds electrical ONC/B-TEC (or equivalent).
  • Willing to develop in the role and take on more responsibilities
  • Open minded and willing to take on new ideas
  • A flexible approach to the job, willing to stay over or swop shifts to see the job through
  • Willing to work overtime when available and if required
  • Methodical approach to the job in hand with an eye for detail
  • Excellent communicator and inter-personal skills
  • High engineering standards
  • An ability to analyse data from multiple inputs to drive decision making
  • Experience of using CMMS systems to record work
  • 5 years' experience working in a front-line maintenance role, in a FMCG environment and carrying out planned preventative maintenance activities.
  • A good level of knowledge, and practical experience in motors, inverters, electro-pneumatics, hydraulics, drives/gearboxes, pumps & seals, conveyor systems, services etc.


  • £28,476.94 salary (plus shift supplement)
  • Role includes commitment to work a reasonable amount of overtime as company requires.
  • 40 hours per week
  • 3 shift rotation (Days, Afters and Nights)
  • Company Pension scheme
  • 25 days' holiday per annum (plus stats)