Mechanically Biased Maintenance Engineer (Food) - Days

Melton Mowbray
Market related
04 Mar 2017
04 Apr 2017
Mark Rye
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Maintenance Fitter – Electrically Biased

Location – nr. Melton Mowbray

Salary –Competitive

Our client, a food manufacturer based near Melton Mowbray, are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Mechanically Biased Maintenance Engineer to join their team. The successful candidate will assist the Engineering Manager and his team to provide and control engineering, maintenance and improvement activities in a busy production environment.

We are looking for a highly motivated, well organised engineer with excellent communication and team working skills and a flexible approach to work.  With previous experience within a similar role/environment, you will demonstrate a sound knowledge and understanding of routine and preventative maintenance and electrical fault finding.

The main duties of the role are maintaining, repairing and servicing equipment with in a busy production site.

What we are looking for:

ü  A strong electrical background – 17th Edition qualification.

ü  Electrical fault finding experience.

ü  Previous mechanical experience.

ü  PLC programming skills.

ü  Experience within a food manufacturing environment ideally food / meat.

ü  Experience with hydraulics, pneumatics is essential.

ü  Welding experience would be an advantage.

ü  A calm and logical approach under pressure.

In return for meeting the above criteria the successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive salary.

Hours of work: Monday to Friday a shift pattern between 6.30am and 6.30pm (either early or lates). Alternative Saturday cover is required, and a full shift on alternative Saturdays during the festive period.

Elevate Recruitment & Training Consultants Limited is a specialist food industry recruiter. This vacancy is just one of a number of vacancies that we are working in the sector – please get in touch for further details.

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Keywords: Food, FMCG, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Team Leader, Mechanical Engineer, Engineering Supervisor, Maintenance Manager, Maintenance Supervisor, Packaging, Dairy, Bakery, Meat, Beef, Pork, Lamb,

This role may be suitable for you if you have a background as any of the following: Maintenance Engineer, Maintenance Fitter, Mechanical Engineer, Site Engineer, Multiskilled Engineer, Multi-skilled Engineer, Multi skilled Engineer, Production Engineer.

Commutable from: Nottingham, Beeston, Bingham, Grantham, Melton Mowbray, Birstall, Leicester, Loughborough, Coalville