Electrical bias Maintenance Engineer

Hutchinson Jonas
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Closing date
7 Nov 2019

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Electrical bias Maintenance Engineer -

Working four on and four off days and nights shift - Paying £43,000 - Nuneaton

Working for a leading food packaging company who offer exceptional benefits and a great working environment

Purpose of Job

Proactively maintain, develop and support all food packing plant, control systems and associated equipment to agreed standards and with due regard for health and safety to drive equipment reliability.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Develops, maintains an integrated food packing operation to agreed health and safety, quality, engineering and technical standards
  • Optimises line performance to meet and exceed Key performance indicators in the areas of equipment reliability and efficiency
  • Carries our planned maintenance activities
  • Write and Implement software changes to drive operational performance
  • Analyses line performance data and takes appropriate action to improve performance.
  • Participates and leads continuous improvement activities and problem solving to improve performance
  • Ensures appropriate information is captured on plant performance, maintenance activities to drive a predictive approach to tasks and to prevent equipment failures.
  • Conducts safety, quality and GMP inspections/ audits and recommends appropriate action.
  • Coaches team members to carry out asset care and condition monitoring tasks
  • Advanced fault finding techniques for PLC controllers and SCADA systems
  • Maintains the operations plant control systems and monitors the Building Management Services system.
  • The shift cover role will be expected to cover holidays and sickness across 2 shifts of the engineering team as instructed by the engineering management team.
  • Your shift pattern will cover a 24/7-rota pattern, which will require you to work weekends and bank holidays on a rostered basis. Currently the shift pattern is 4 on 4 off, 12.25hrs shifts, Days and nights rotating, but could change subject to business need. As part of this role you will be expected to cover holidays and sickness across 2 shifts of the engineering team. We will seek to give you at least 2 weeks-notice for planned cover as instructed by the engineering management team. In the event of sickness or other business need we may require you to switch within your shifts at short notice

Knowledge & Experience Required

  • The incumbent must be qualified to a minimum HNC or above in a Multi Skilled Engineering discipline with good experience in electrical controls engineering, knowledgeable on electrical equipment and systems with a fundamental knowledge of mechanical systems.
  • Ability to carry out advanced fault finding of PLC controllers is essential. PLC programming would be advantageous but not essential.
  • It is essential the incumbent can work as part of a team.
  • Previous experience within a food-processing environment would be desirable but not essential.


Great benefits to include:-
Personal development
Attractive pension scheme
Discounted branded products
25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
Discounted gym membership

Due to the level of applications we receive if you do not hear from us within 7 days please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

Hutchinson Jonas, specialises in the recruitment of FMCG industry professionals.  We cover both the Retail and Manufacturing market areas providing a comprehensive recruitment service to both job seekers and companies alike.


From inception, Hutchinson Jonas has focused upon the food & drink manufacturing sector and is now one of the leading recruiters in this area. We have successfully completed hundreds of assignments and placements and can draw upon over 15 years of recruitment experience at a senior level. Whatever recruitment problem your organisation has faced, we have almost certainly faced them before.

Our testimonials come from some of the leading, most influential people within food manufacturing. They speak volumes about our service and can be seen on our website: http://www.hutchinsonjonas.co.uk/ 

Any number of things set us apart from the rest, most notably ‘investment’. We invest heavily in staff development to ensure our people remain leaders in their fields. We also invest in database technology to ensure that we are aware of the availability of key people at any given time. And we invest in the community around us – our graduate food science award at Reading University, our charitable work with PROPS and the National Autistic Society, and our sponsorship of local sports teams are all examples of our commitment to social responsibility.

The Hutchinson Jonas Group is split into two distinct brands, offering two distinct services:

Interim Management
Hutchinson Consultancy Ltd specialises in providing the food & drink industry with interim managers for a variety of different assignments and projects. Our hand-picked professionals are experts in their field and provide support for a variety of different scenarios including gap management, sudden departures, specialist projects and managing change.

Permanent Recruitment
Since our inception in 1999, Jonas has built up a reputation for delivering quality, permanent recruitment solutions in a timely, efficient and ethical manner. We have developed partnerships with many key FMCG Manufacturers, Retailers and Food Service companies both large and small. Our Key Accounts team works together with our customers to offer them a truly service orientated recruitment approach, adding value at every stage of the process.


Contact Us
  • Business Services Bromley Ltd
  • Provident House
  • Beckenham
  • BR3 1AT
  • GB
  • 0208 650 7998
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