Multi-skilled Engineer

Gravesend, Kent
£36,000 - £40,000 pa + benefits
02 Jan 2019
02 Feb 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Role title: Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer

Location: Gravesend, Kent

Salary: Attractive remuneration

The Role

Working as part of a team, you will be responsible for fault finding and repair a range of food manufacturing equipment including building, fabrication, maintenance and fitting of new parts. The working shift will be 4on/4off, 12.5 hours per shift.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carrying out routine scheduled fabrication and maintenance work.
  • Diagnosing breakdown problems.
  • Training and guidance of Machine Operators including equipment care.
  • Repairing of equipment including fabrication repairs in the factory
  • Fitting new parts.
  • Responding immediately to equipment breakdowns.
  • Undertaking scheduled maintenance and PPM.
  • Support the Site Services Manager for equipment, maintenance resources and correcting existing discrepancies.
  • Examine or carry out tasks on broken parts and identify defective parts or give recommendations on repair requirements.
  • Application of lubricants or other materials to machines or their parts as well as other equipment.
  • Put machine parts together correctly after accomplishing maintenance and repair work.
  • Respond in a timely manner to all maintenance requests and concerns raised by other department and team members according to the company process.
  • Report all potential accidents and machine make sure that any accidents are recorded in the appropriate place and in line with company procedures.
  • Supporting the Hygiene team on the dismantling and replacing of machine parts or equipment during the cleaning window.
  • Conduct pre – production machinery and equipment start – ups.


  • Proven experience within similar food production and/or FMCG environments
  • Qualified Multi-skilled Engineer with electrical qualifications (minimum NVQ 3)
  • 17th Edition
  • The role involves manual handling and the ability to withstand working in cold storage conditions on a daily basis
  • The role requires an alert disposition, working in the vicinity of forklift and moving machinery

Interested? Would you like to know more? Please contact Chris Clarke at AIM Recruitment on: 0115 923 4651 for a confidential conversation.

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