Maintenance Engineer – Food Industry

Hereford and Worcester
Up to £40K + benefits
06 Apr 2018
04 May 2018
Darren Munday
Contract Type
Full Time
Maintenance Engineer – Food Industry
(Electrical bias/multi-skilled)
Up to £40k + Benefits (Including Shift Allowance)

Part of a £multi-million group our client manufacture high quality food products UK retail and foodservice customers. You will be working within an established site that has gone through a period of significant reinvestment in the recent year and as such we are seeking a pro-active electrically skilled maintenance engineer to join this growing and evolving site.  Engineering plays a critical role in both site effectiveness and efficiency as well as making an important contribution to maintaining exceptional service levels. 

The role:
  • You will work on planned maintenance but also be able to respond quickly when issues arise and work closely with production teams to deliver a swift and positive resolution.
  • You will have a vital input into projects and improvement work to enhance performance.
  • Ensuring a safe working environment and high quality engineering work is completed will also be essential.
  • Problem solving and trouble shooting will be a key part of the role and you’ll need to be flexible and hands on to ensure production can continue.

Your experience:
  • We are seeking a qualified candidate with maintenance engineering experience gained within a manufacturing environment (Food or Pharmaceutical).
  • You should have strong electrical skills and be pro-active and hands on in your approach.
  • Understand PLC’s
  • Up to date knowledge of a variety of processing techniques and an understanding of the demands of an automated operation are important.
  • An effective problem solver who can identify solutions to reduce downtime and changeovers.

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