Multi-Skilled Engineer

Forces Recruitment Services Ltd
06 Dec 2018
21 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
EB5510 Multi-Skilled Engineer

Salary: £36,000 plus Bonuses

Location: Crick, Northamptonshire

Position: Permanent

Shifts: 4 on 4 off days & nights (6am – 6pm & 6pm – 6am)

Benefits: Pension, Night Shift Allowance, Attendance Bonus, DIS, Holidays etc

This Multi-Skilled Engineer will use mechanical and electrical engineering skills / knowledge to maintain and enhance the performance of plant and equipment. The Multi-Skilled Engineer shall provide first class, flexible support to production requirements and factory services always by means of application of electrical/mechanical skills in fault-finding/diagnostics, planned preventative maintenance practices and electrical/mechanical installation.

The role of Multi-Skilled Engineer comes with a very competitive salary of £36K, but also comes with Attendance Bonuses and Night Shift Allowances. As the Multi-Skilled Engineer you are responsible for achieving all K.P.I’s within your areas of responsibility. You are expected to promote a culture of continuous improvement to improve processes and practices result in a quality product being manufactured safely at the lowest cost.

Applications from ex-military personnel are strongly encouraged.

Main Duties / Responsibilities

Comply with SHE and all statutory Safety, Health and Environment requirements.
Ensure accurate & timely records are entered / recorded of all work carried out, root causes of failures and of spares / consumables used.
Ensure engineering downtime is accurately logged, monitor repair times, and find new methods / procedures to reduce these.
Ensure operating and maintenance manuals, diagnostic instructions and special tools are readily available to all engineering staff.
Provide engineering support to production to ensure efficient performance of all equipment.
To apply systematic diagnostics in electrical/mechanical engineering to minimise the impact of plant failures/breakdowns.

Responsible for entire site during shift
Contract labour
All machinery & equipment on site
All areas of the site
Ensure compliance with all C.C.P’s
Liaise with production managers to be aware of all concessions relating to engineering issues and ensure appropriate action plans are in place

Experience / Qualifications:


Time served apprenticeship or equivalent
Recognised electrical and mechanical qualifications
Competent electrical / electronic fault finding and analysis skills
Self-managing - Must be able to work under own supervision or as part of a team
Flexible working attitude, as you will be required to work such other hours as the company may deem necessary.
Sound communication / training skills


3 years’ minimum of maintenance experience – FMCG Industry
Understanding of PLC & computer controlled equipment
Experience of working with PLC’s (Siemens S7, S5 and Alan Bradley)

Interested applicants will be expected to complete and return by email a simple application form to which CVs must be pasted

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