Maintenance Engineer

12 Feb 2019
07 Mar 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

A new opportunity has arisen for a Maintenance Engineer to join a well-established food manufacturer based in Hampshire.

Reporting to the Lead Engineer and Engineering Manager – the purpose of this role is to carry out breakdown repair work throughout the site, and complete planned maintenance activities.

Key responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Investigate and repair electrical and technical breakdowns and malfunctions and assist in implementing long term solutions.
  • Ensure the plant and machinery is maintained to the highest possible standards through management and adherence of PPM schedules.
  • Maintain and update all maintenance documentation (To include PC-based systems).
  • Involvement in Continuous Improvement Projects
  • Responsibility for factory implementation of Capital Projects
  • Adhere to contractor control processes to include Induction, permit allocation etc. Identify and implement areas for improvement in contractor control
  • Undertake the writing and updating of risk assessments.
  • Coordinate the rebuild of spare assemblies, to ensure critical spares to be made available at all times for key areas.
  • Involvement in site H&S development

Person requirements:

  • ONC/HNC or equivalent in electrical engineering
  • Demonstrable maintenance experience
  • Experience working on production/manufacturing machinery

Desirable skills and competencies:

  • Ideally 17th edition qualified

Salary: £30-35k

Shifts available: 

Thursday to Monday – 07:00–15:30 + holiday cover

Tuesday to Saturday – 07:00 – 15:30 + holiday cover

Sunday to Thursday – 07:00 – 15:30 + holiday cover

Benefits include:

  • 31 Days holiday per annum inclusive of holiday including Bank Holidays
  • Pension – Auto Enrol after 3 months service – Employee 3% Employer 5%
  • Pension - Employee can opt in earlier and/or increase their contributions to 5%
  • Occupational Health – On line questionnaire on commencement – to identify if support required in the work place
  • Death in service benefit

For more information, contact Harriet on 07305 046 686 or email

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