Our client are a well known, established food manufacturing business in the Gateshead area currently looking to recruit experienced Shift Maintenance Engineers with an Electrical Bias to join their expanding maintenance team.
H&S and safe work practices.
Food safety, minimizing day to day risks with running of the plant and involving contractors.
Plan is king, ensure that the company can hit its required targets.
Firefighting machinery / site services upkeep and carrying out ongoing maintenance PPM in a timely manner.
Promote and contribute to the continuous improvement of the running of the company.
Minimize down time.
Train / guide production staff in the correct way to treat our machinery and help train our maintenance technicians from within our department.
Work on projects as allocated by the Engineering Manager.
Any other duties as requested by the Engineering Manager.Key Skills & Experience Required:
Math's C or above at GCSE or equivalent, organizational skills, PC literate, communicational skills, forward thinking, can do approach.
Pro active / use their own initiative.
ONC / HNC level in mechanical and / or electrical engineering, 16th/17th Edition, Time served engineering apprenticeship, experience ideally with packaging machines, metal detectors, gas ovens, conveyors.
Experience of working in a similar environment.
Understand principles of food safety and maintenance within a food environment.
Work well in a team or on their own.The Package:
£38,500 - £40,200 per annum depending on experience.
12 hour shifts: days & nights, 4 on 4 off rotation.
Yearly bonus scheme.
25 days holiday + bank holidays