Mechanical Engineer

Minstrell Recruitment Ltd
Shoreham-By-Sea, UK
10 Jul 2019
21 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Mechanical Engineer

Salary - £34,000 Plus Overtime

Shoreham by Sea

Days - Working - Monday to Friday - 6am - 2pm, 2pm to 10pm week 2

FMCG/Food Production/Automation

Pension, Generous Overtime Time Rate, Progression, Training


I am currently working with a market leader within the food industry and due to double digit growth are now in a position to add to their engineering team. If you are an enthusiastic and passionate Mechanical Engineer and looking for a forward thinking company this could be the opportunity you have been looking for. The ideal candidate must have a Mechanical background and the experience of working on high speed lines in a Fast Moving Consumer Goods business. As part of this role you will be required to work Days - Working a pattern of Days -Monday to Friday - 6am - 2pm, 2pm to 10pm week 2


As a mechanical engineer your job purpose is to maintain all equipment and control systems and other facilities of the plant, ensuring all production lines at the manufacturing site run reliably and efficiently. Also, to partake in company projects related to the technical role.

Key Responsibilities of a Mechanical Engineer

* To carry out the requirements of the planned preventive maintenance programme.

* To ensure production lines are capable of running at maximum efficiency through involvement in continuous improvement processes

* To perform day to day in depth fault finding, diagnosis and breakdown repairs as necessary

* To assist with machine changeovers

* To carry out reactive and planned maintenance duties

* To carry out production line changes

* To carry out maintenance to the Planned Preventive Maintenance (PPM) schedule

* To carry out any associated project work

Person Specification

Ideal Qualifications

* HNC/HND Engineering qualification or Similar

Experience and Knowledge

* Previous experience working in a fast-paced environment

* Mechanical experience is essential

* Knowledge of preventative maintenance programmes

* FMCG machinery experience

Abilities and Behaviours:

* Professional, self-motivated with the ability to work on own initiative

* Good interactive and communication skills (written and verbal)

* Team player with the ability to work effectively with colleagues at all levels

* Able to prioritise and deal effectively with a varied workload

* Able to work under pressure and to deadlines

* IT literate (Excel and ideally SAP)

* Good fault finding skills

* Lean manufacturing experience

* Adaptable and keen to learn

Application Process

If you have the above skills and wish to be considered for this position or find out more details then please submit your CV or contact Wayne on (phone number removed)

We will endeavour to contact all applicants however if you do not hear from me within two weeks then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful

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