Mechanical Maintenance Engineer / Fitter
My Client is a market leader in FMCG Manufacturing and continues to grow and invest in its engineering resource, UK wide As a result, there is immediate requirement for 2 well qualified, mechanically biased maintenance Engineers to work in both production engineering and packaging areas of the factory.
Your daily contribution will be critical to the factory's performance, technically and operationally, through proving an outstanding mechanical maintenance and engineering service to production.
Responsible for minimising downtime, maximising output and improving your engineering production performance. You will focus is on ensuring maximum line efficiency with accountability and ownership to to maximise production output, ensuring high quality products are made safely, maintaining an engineering overview of the line for downtime, performance and efficiency.
Responsible to the Maintenance Manager, you will be responsible for trouble shooting and fault finding in order to maintain and enhance world class, fully automated process and packaging machinery.
You will assist with plant optimisation and performance, working with continuous improvement techniques. Site installation and project engineering duties will also be required from time to time, as well as active participation in PPM schedules and change management programmes.
The successful candidate will be time served, mechanically biased, preferably with NVQ Level 2 / 3. Working knowledge of packaging machinery is a distinct advantage as well as high level diagnostic skills.
You will be a proactive team player, possessing the ability and enthusiasm to drive through continuous improvement initiatives.
Ideally you will have gained experience from within a food, FMCG or a fast moving manufacturing environment such as automotive. However, experience gained from within the armed forces, traditional service engineering and general manufacturing would be considered.
Candidates do need to be flexible regarding shifts!!