CPA Recruitment

Maintenance Engineer

Circa £40,000
11 Mar 2019
11 Apr 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

CPA have a requirement for a Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer to join an established Food manufacturing company. 

Responsible for:

All repairs related to the maintenance of operational equipment and site fabrication   


The maintenance of all plant and equipment on site to ensure that the optimum efficiencies are maintained to operate according to the scheduled maintenance programme.


  • Conduct a range of engineering activities including (but not limited to) fault diagnostics, breakdown cover, equipment instillation and the general maintenance of all plant and equipment to ensure optimum efficiency 
  • Support the department with the commissioning of new machinery
  • Dismantling and re-assembling machinery
  • Complete and maintain accurate documentation following repair
  • Maintenance of building fabrication
  • Conduct scheduled planned preventative maintenance (PPM)
  • Work with contractors to ensure specialist machinery is maintained
  • Checking the overall equipment effectiveness of production lines (OEE)
  • Ensure the clean as you go policy is maintained
  • To act as the primary engineer for specified lines
  • Assist with scheduled fire alarm testing if required
  • Ensure all assigned tools are kept clean and in good repair
  • Report any Health and Safety hazards within the area
  • Fully co-operate with site management and the workforce
  • To have a flexible approach to work in order to meet changing business requirements

Expected learnings to be attained:

  • Knowledge, understanding and compliance to the company Hygiene and Health and Safety requirements
  • Working knowledge and use of CMMS system (computerised maintenance management system)
  • Knowledge and understanding of (OEE) overall equipment effectiveness
  • CIEH Level 2 Food Safety for Manufacturing

Personal Skills Required:

  • Have an engineering related qualification or relevant experience in an engineering role within food manufacturing
  • Strong technical knowledge and an aptitude for both mechanical and electrical engineering
  • Competent in working with PLC systems and fault finding on electrical circuits
  • Sound fault finding ability and a working knowledge of pneumatics and electronics
  • Ability to use initiative
  • Flexibility
  • Good written and oral communication skills

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