Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical)

  • Job Reference: 59436949-0617
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2017
  • Location: Colchester, Essex
  • Salary: £35,000
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: David Scarlett
  • Email: david@pinnacle-recruit.com
  • Telephone: 01376 347500

Job Description

Mechanically orientated Multiskilled Maintenance Engineer sought by successful manufacturer of ambient foods.

 

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, and working 6-2 and 2-10 shifts, you will be responsible for carrying our planned maintenance tasks and site repairs along with providing engineering support for the operations team.

 

Key duties will include:

To respond to any production-related activity involving any plant or machinery.

To carry out any planned maintenance tasks as directed and to the required standard in line with company and industry standards.

To participate in site-wide operational projects, for example installation of new equipment and plant, de-commissioning of machinery or other project-based activities.

To complete any necessary administration processes to the required standard.

To operate a clean as you go policy, ensuring full compliance with food hygiene standards.

To act in a professional manner in relation to visitors or customers.

To carry out any duties requested in a willing and helpful manner.

To comply with Company HACCP, Quality Manual, Health & Safety Policy and Operating Procedures at all time.

 

A time served engineer ideally within a food manufacturing environment, you will have several  years’ experience in an operating engineering environment.

A-level or equivalent in electrical/mechanical engineering/appropriate levels of industrial experience.

Experience of a multi-skilled engineering environment preferably within Dairy/Beverage industries.

Thorough knowledge of Packaging machinery, ability to fabricate and weld.

You must be able to demonstrate your knowledge of Inverters.

Fabrication and Tig welding experience to a high standard, including hygienic pipe fitting.

Ability to troubleshoot and fault find.

Competent with single/three phase and low voltage control applications and installations.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills and familiar MS Office products.

Ability to work effectively in a fast paced multi-tasking environment.

Ability to work individually as well as within a team across all functions on site, demonstrating a ‘can do’ and ‘flexible’ attitude and approach towards the business requirements.

You must have an eye for ‘Continuous Improvement’ and have previous experience and be able to demonstrate plant improvement and production efficiencies.