Multi-Skilled Engineer

Up to £37000 per annum
04 Oct 2019
22 Oct 2019
Anthony Baker
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

You have the chance to join a globally recognised FMCG company that are investing heavily in their site & securing future business. As the Multi-Skilled Engineer, you will be part of an established team, supporting the Engineering Manager into delivering on site wide improvement strategy.

Client Details

This is a leading company that work with major retailers & as such have been striving for operational excellence; investing in new equipment & driving efficiency at their Birmingham site in order to be able to keep up with customer demands & increase site capacity.


As the Multi-Skilled Engineer, you will be a key member of the engineering department, working in an automated facility. This role will require you to work on both Electrical and Mechanical equipment in a fast paced, demanding environment.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensure all planned preventative maintenance schedules are completed to high standards every time
  • Carry out repairs/ maintenance tasks, with a first-time fix approach
  • Ensure any spares are booked out to the correct asset
  • Ensure any Company Quality Health & Safety objectives and statutory obligations are adhered to at all time.
  • Will involve working at height (full training will be given) heights up to 30 metres
  • Deal with all breakdowns effectively ensuring the outage time is not affected from parts availability
  • Communicate with Operations Team ensuring all planned preventative maintenance schedules are maintained and equipment serviced appropriately
  • Responsible for the surpassing of all KPIs and delivering a high level of customer service and ensuring targets are met
  • Responsible for the continual improvement of process/methods of the sites operating practices
  • Identify and repair faults on a continual basis to ensure Customer Service levels are maintained and premature MHE failures do not occur
  • Responsible for fault diagnosis and problem solving
  • Liaising with external providers in regard to trouble shooting, mechanical faults and failures and equipment breakdowns

  • Shift Pattern: 4 on 4 off - Rotating days & nights


    A Multi-Skilled Engineer with experience in a fast-paced FMCG environment, with a 50:50 split or an electrical bias & the following:Ideally will hold an apprenticeship qualification (or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering
  • Qualified to HNC, ONC, or City and Guilds level and have PLC knowledge
  • Excellent problem-solving ability and able to suggest ideas for improvements
  • Understanding of Lean Six Sigma and 5s would be advantageous
  • Ability to work as part of a small team and build effective working relationships with others
  • Must be able to work in a dynamic business environment ensuring targets and deadlines are achieved
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work at height using relevant harness equipment
  • Proactive approach to work and tasks
  • Able to work without direct supervision and remain motivated to achieve set targets
  • Must be an effective communicator and able to develop good working relationships with all levels of personnel across all teams

  • Job Offer

    Circa £35,000 - £37,000 + Benefits

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